Miso-Maple-Jammed Sweet Potatoes

We haven’t had sweet potatoes in a very long time so these were extra yummy for us. The jam was delicious and soaked into the sweet potato nicely. We will be making this side dish again. I paired these with Ponzu chicken (page 112) since the ponzu sauce was in both recipes. No one liked…

Chicken and Salad Milanese Style

“Coronavirus Edition: Choose whatever recipe from Everyday Dorie you prefer to make , or for which you have ingredients available”. Still working from the completed recipe list, I chose this chicken recipe as it looked doable for week night meal. I skipped the oven portion of the recipe and did just the pan frying. I…

Balsamic Chicken with Baby Potatoes and Mushrooms

I love a good sheet pan recipe. Baking all things at once and in a single pan is a win, win for me. I tailored amounts to suit my family, no one is a mushroom lover but I put a few in for flavor. I couldn’t find chicken quarters at my market so I just…

Dinner with Ina

I hosted a family dinner to showcase Ina’s fabulous recipes. I made Lemon Chicken, Moroccan Couscous and Limoncello Ricotta Cheesecake. Two of the three recipes were from Barefoot in Paris. I made the Lemon Chicken without the croutons, since I was making the couscous I didn’t feel I needed another starch. The Lemon Chicken was…

French Fridays Hurry-Up-And-Wait Roast Chicken

Hurry-Up-And-Wait Roast Chicken from Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan. Continuing on my journey to complete the recipes from Around My French Table. I have completed almost all of the chicken section. This was my last remaining roasted chicken. I knew we would love it as we have enjoyed all the others in the…

French Fridays – Chicken, Apples, and Cream a la Normande

Continuing on my French cooking journey, I had some extra cream and searched through Around My French Table and came across this chicken recipe; Chicken, Apples, and Cream a la Normande. We rarely make dishes with a sauce so this recipe was a treat. Skinless, boneless chicken breasts are dredged in flour, salt and pepper…

May Potluck!

Sometimes it takes a recipe to make something so simple that tastes so good. Roasted Chicken and Brussels Sprouts with Rice Pilaf from What’s For Dinner by Curtis Stone. The recipe calls for whole chicken legs but I just had thighs so that is what I used. Coated with olive oil, salt and pepper the…

French Fridays with Dorie Roast Chicken for Les Paresseux

I was having family over for a meal and wanted to make something special but not a lot of work. Dorie’s roast chicken for les paresseux (lazy people) seemed to fit the bill and also had many recommendations from the group. Two pieces of bread were put on the bottom of the pan and the…

Apricot Raspberry Tart

When voting time came up on Tuesdays with Dorie, I wanted to make all the recipes with summer fruit.  I just love summer and its bounty of fresh fruit.  The group voted for Apricot Raspberry Tart page 145 from Baking Chez Moi. Dorie’s Sweet Tart Dough is flawless and I can get it to come…

Chicken in a Pot

Our last recipe in Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan.  Chicken in a Pot: the garlic and lemon version page 206.  This recipe was a big hit in our house and will be repeated, despite my few little mix ups. This chicken dinner includes preserved lemon (I substituted lemon rind), sweet potatoes, onions, carrots,…