RECIPE: One-Pan Chicken Dinner For Fall & Winter

[1] Winner, winner: quick and easy chicken dinner. [2] Delicata squash has an edible rind and a built-in scalloped edge (both photos courtesy Good Eggs).   Winner, winner chicken dinner! This phrase is typically credited with originating on the Vegas Strip. Back in the 1950s, every casino had a $1.79 three-piece chicken dinner, which included…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Before You Buy A Turkey, Ask These Questions

[1] Which is your turkey: Frozen? Heirloom? Heritage? Brined (photo courtesy Reynolds Kitchens | Facebook)? [2] A fresh free-range brined turkey (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma). [3] What the Pilgrims ate: Wild turkeys are streamlined birds that look like marathon runners compared to turkeys bread to have more meat (photo by Larry Price | National Wild Turkey…
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TIP OF THE DAY: ‘Nduja, Spreadable Hot Salami

[1] ‘Nduja is traditionally used as a bread spread (photo courtesy Real Food Toronto). [2] For a fancier presentation, turn it into bruschetta (photo courtesy Great British Chefs). [3] It melts into pasta sauce or on a pizza; or you can sprinkle it as a garnish (a cloud of ricotta tempers the heat; photo courtesy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Cooking With Grapes

[1] Roast chicken with grapes, recipe below (photos #1 and #3 courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Asian chicken salad with grapes, showing how a pop of color from red or purple grapes would have given the dish more eye appeal (photo courtesy California Table Grape Commission). [3]Use red grapes to add color, green grapes to pop…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 25+ Substitutes For Hamburger Buns

National Cheeseburger Day is September 18th, so have fun with it. Instead of your personal standard, branch out and make your CB special. You can do it by using a different: Ground meat or blend Cheese Condiment(s) Toppings Stuffing   For inspiration in these areas (you might call it food porn), check out CheeseAndBurger.com.  …
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