Category Archives: chicken

Chicken and Scallion Dumplings: The Effortless Way to Entertain

It seems rather ironic that I am sharing a recipe with you today for chicken and dumplings. Why? Well, after a frigid, season-long winter this summer, the Bay Area–and San Francisco, specifically–is finally experiencing some actual HEAT. That said, while … Continue reading

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Morrocan-Style Chicken Pie (B’stilla)

B’stilla. Now that’s a word you’ve probably never heard before (perhaps I’m being presumptuous). Until a few years ago, it certainly wasn’t a dish I was familiar with. But I’ve quickly learned to love it, and finally, finally attempted to … Continue reading

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Roasted Sumac Chicken Atop Pita and Onions

Have you started making your New Year’s Resolutions yet? I haven’t, but I know one thing: good cooking/eating is at the top of my list for 2010. If you’re like me and have overeaten and overloaded on cookies/candies/gingerbread lattes this … Continue reading

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Poached Chicken Soup, December

Gluttony might be one of the seven deadly sins, but on Thanksgiving day and the few days thereafter, we all seem to be forgiven (or at least try to forgive ourselves). As we gorge on every delicious indulgence, we tell … Continue reading

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Chicken & Brown Rice: The Surprise Frontrunner

I like a one pot meal. It’s no wonder I’m really into soups, stews and ‘bowls’ of all kinds (brown rice, bulgur, couscous). There is something so homey about creating a meal that blends together a melange of ingredients that … Continue reading

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A Simple Chicken Tagine, With Chickpeas and Mint

Traditional tagines are often made with meat (lamb, chicken), and take advantage of a wide range of aromatic ingredients (from preserved lemons to apricots, mint to lemon and almonds). A tagine is essentially a slow-cooked Moroccan braise that is prepared … Continue reading

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A Spring Awakening in A Chicken Soup

San Francisco is finally, finally seeing some warmer weather. We haven’t had the worst of winters, but I’m always happy to bid adieu to rains and chilly temperatures (even if they’ll come back every once in a while). Spring to … Continue reading

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