Tag: chicken


Crispy Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs

What a revelation! An easy, set-it-and-forget-it recipe that turns out 12 beautifully crispy, juicy chicken thighs + a lemony sauce in about 45 minutes. You just cut an onion and throw it in a pan with some garlic, rosemary and […]


Warning! This Pyrex Dish Shattered in the Oven

Here’s something I can’t believe actually happened: Our Pyrex dish shattered inside our oven, splintering into glass that littered the oven floor and exploded chicken jus all over the walls and glass. Do you see all the pieces?  We were […]


Chicken Shawarma Recipe

A chicken shawarma recipe has been haunting me. It looks so damn good on the New York Times cooking site. Go ahead, take a look. It’s here: Chicken shawarma recipe. After I clicked on it once, I saved it to my […]


Blood Orange Braised Chicken

We had braising on the mind, and blood oranges on the counter. After a browse up and down internet road, I came up with this Blood Orange Braised Chicken. It went so beautifully with a rice-cherry-nut salad from Ottolenghi and […]


Chicken Paprikash

Here’s a great slow cooker recipe for Halloween night — or any night. It’s adapted from this Chicken Paprikash with Sour Cream recipe from Epicurious. PrintChicken Paprikash Ingredients6 pounds chicken legs Salt and pepper 4 medium onions, thinly sliced 2-3 […]


Saturday Supper at the Ranch

It’s been quite a while since we’ve had a supper at the Ranch! We took Sam over, put her in the crib and had a fun time with Grammy and LeighLo. I didn’t take many photos, but we did have […]


Dinner at Roost in Sparkill

After just one visit to Roost, we were eager to get back. Dinner was even better this time around, if that’s possible! Pays d’auge sour: brandy, maple syrup and lemon juice:   Like a Sidecar, but with soft edge. Caesar […]


Supper at the Farm with Pat and Jane

Our ‘new’ neighbors have lived across the street for almost two years now, but we hadn’t had a chance to have supper together until now. Way overdue, and so much fun, too. We took a cue from Peggy’s delishy appetizer […]

family, outings

Sarah Arrives! Concert at the Park!

Sarah and the girls arrived at Westchester Airport at 3 p.m. By 6:30, we were all down at Memorial Park, picnic table assembled, Bambi blanket spread and beach chairs upright. Steven Swann played and the evening was an absolute blast. […]

Thai Chicken Curry

Thai Chicken Curry

A Thai Chicken Curry recipe that Samanatha adored. It’s easy to make and only uses one pot. Except for the rice, of course. Delishy. Try it! From Bon Appetit. Of course. Thai Chicken Curry 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 4-ounce […]


Thai Coconut-Chicken Soup

We love this soup so much that we’ve try new recipes for it all the time. This latest comes from Cooks Country, the colorful, casual (and a slightly cheesy) sister to Cooks Illustrated. It’s very straightforward, and quite delicious. Give […]


Korean Fried Chicken

Light, crunchy batter. Spicy, firey sauce. What’s not to love about Korean Fried Chicken? This is the second or third time we’ve made this recipe, which originally came from the New York Times. Since then, we have found that you don’t […]

cooking, family, outings

Halloween Hayride

Kelli and Patrick invited us along for a Harvest Hayride at the park in Irvington. The kids had a ball. Even Sam. Related posts: Halloween at the Farm Supper with the Kids at Umami in Croton Easter Dinner No. 2: […]


Roast Chicken in Porchetta

Mindy Fox’s killer cookbook “A Bird in the Oven and Then Some” comes through again in a big way. Her Roast Chicken in Porchetta is stuffed with lots of garlic and herbs and a very nice helping of fennel pollen, […]


Chicken Scarpiello Dinner, Thanks to Marissa

We’ve had lots of kind and generous people cooking delicious suppers for us while we Gerry accustomed to caring for this tiny human being that’s now a part of our lives. Tonight, Marissa brought over a casserole dish filled with […]

cooking, entertaining

Summer Supper in the Garden

Irene had a chicken and some scapes from Stone Barns. We had coleslaw and leftover potatoes for roasting. Sounds like the making for a good supper? It was indeed. Related posts: Summer Supper and the Perseid Meteor Shower Father’s Day […]


Sunday Supper Fresh From the Farms

Fresh from the market: Hemlock Hill Farm Chicken. Local Swiss Chard with garlic. Fresh fava beans with mint. One of the best suppers in a long time. Related posts: Sunday Supper: Santa Maria Beans and Steak Sunday Night Supper: Balsamic […]


Passover Seder at Irene’s

I was so honored to be invited back for another Seder at Irene’s. I love learning and sharing the traditions, reading from the Haggadah and of course, sharing a tableful of fabulous food. The first was in 2007, but I […]