poultry Tag

Fresh corn salad and chicken

08 Jun Light and lively fresh corn salad with grilled chicken

So, I have become kind of obsessed with this corn "relish" recipe from the most recent Everyday Food. It's about as simple as it gets, there's no cooking involved. None! As we were chowing down tonight, Valerian asked "why do we even cook corn?" because it is so so tasty hacked right off the cob. And I'm not talking about any pampered organic superstar corn from the farmers market; I think it's way too early for that anyway, especially since...

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04 Aug Hungarian Chicken lecso

This recipe was born when we invited my in-laws for a Hungarian picnic. Traditionally, the protein part of the meal would be cold cuts: thinly sliced Hungarian paprika sausage or the famous Pick/Hertz winter salami.  You can't get those here, though,  and substituting sugar-soaked ham was not an option for me. The other popular Hungarian custom for picnics is to take their big kettle and cook goulash, fish soup, bean stew or paprikash. I would be all for this, but...

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czech roasted duck with caraway seeds

10 Jun Roasted Duck with Red Cabbage and Czech Dumplings.

I had a great day in Sonoma tasting some wine. I specifically went to try out the Cline cellars, since I was very excited about trying their wine; I had it for the first time on the way to California on the BA flight. I love the idea of grapes grown on 100 year-old vines. The yield is low but very mature and sophisticated. I am a big fan of Cline and their Ancient Wines line. With a little luck...

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08 Nov Poulet au paprika à la hongroise (chicken paprikas)

Print recipe Chicken Paprikas This is one of the classics of Hungarian home cooking. Everybody has a unique version, so use the recipe as a path to your preferred flavors. The famous Hungarian chef Karoly Gundel recommend mixing the sour cream with cream (1/2 sour cream, 1/2 cream). This way you achieve extremely creamy chicken paprikas but you lose some of the tanginess. Ingredients For 4 portions 2 tbs oil 2 medium onions 2 tbs red paprika 2-3 lbs/1-1.5 kg chicken pieces, bone-in 2 hungarian yellow peppers 1 tomato 3/4 cup/2...

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