Chicken Vesuvio

[Photograph: Blake Royer] Though it's not an authentic Italian dish, Chicken Vesuvio tastes like it could be. In actuality, it's a specialty of the Italian-American restaurants in my home town of Chicago, invented sometime in the 1930s and still going strong as a favorite around town. It's a rich, stewed dish with key elements of…

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Chicken Paprikash

What is Chicken Paprikash?Going back to its origins in Hungary, the dish is called “Paprikás Csirke”, which literally means “Paprika Chicken.” As the name would imply, its namesake spice plays a major role in the flavor of the dish, which gives it a similar flavor profile to other Hungarian stews such as Goulash.Like its Russian…

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Baked Chicken

Advertisement Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1 Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large (6 quart) pot over medium-high heat until shimmering. Sear chicken in batches, turning once, until golden, 7 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Advertisement Step 2 Reduce heat to medium; add onion and poblanos.…

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Chicken Feet Stock

Author Notes I cook with free range chickens from a farm that delivers to us every week, and they come with the feet on, which I chop off before roasting and save for that week’s stock. I always have the intention of saving the feet up in a baggie in the freezer to make stock…

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Catalan Chicken

My wife, Lisa, registered sincere surprise when Heath proudly informed us that dinner would be guinea fowl in the Catalan style. Our 10-year-old daughter had worked hard on the rich, aromatic sauce, and now she leaned in deep over the kitchen counter, rocking on her folded forearms. She beamed while I explained to Lisa that…

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Persian Chicken

Ingredients1 cup red wine 1 cup water 2 large onions 750g chicken 500g mushrooms 1 teaspoon curry powder 2 teaspoons chicken stock 200 ml cream 200 ml mayonnaise small bunch of parsleyMethodSTEP 1Slice the onions roughly and fry lightly in a large frying pan in small amount of oil.STEP 2In a bowl or large measuring…

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Chicken Piccata

Easy Chicken Piccata! Takes 20 minutes to make. Chicken breast cutlets, dredged in flour, browned, served with sauce of butter, lemon juice, capers, and stock or wine. Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Featured in 13 Romantic Recipes for a Date Night In Sometimes it amazes me how a simple combination of basic, on-hand ingredients can yield…

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Chicken Liver Pâté

Ingredients:8 oz. chicken livers, cleaned4 cups chicken stock2 tbsp. rendered chicken fat or unsalted butter½ medium yellow onion, minced1½ tbsp. cognac or brandy2 hard-boiled eggsKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to tasteToast points, for servingInstructions:Bring livers and stock to a boil in a 4-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and cook…

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Roast Chicken

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Kreplach (Chicken Dumplings)

The chicken soup served at Noah and Rae Bernamoff's Mile End, a Montreal-style Jewish deli in Brooklyn, New York is chockablock with lo mein, matzoh balls and kreplach, aka chicken-stuffed Jewish dumplings. It's the whole mishpucha (Yiddish for "family"), a bowl full of Jewish soup traditions. In the pair's new book, The Mile End Cookbook, the Bernamoffs offer…

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