Chicken in a Vinegar Sauce Classic French Chicken Recipe
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A French Classic Chicken Recipe Poulet au Vinaigre

Poulet au Vinaigre, or chicken in vinegar, is a classic French preparation that you will find braising in homes as readily in restaurants. At the onset, it sounds kind of overpowering and maybe even unappetizing. Chicken in vinegar? Rarely do we think of vinegar as an ingredient other than maybe …

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Picnic Fare Roast Chicken Picnic
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Picnic Fare Roast Chicken Recipe from Alice

Apparently, when Alice B. Toklas went on a picnic, she did not fool around. I say “apparently” because I can find no evidence that today’s recipe was either taken on a picnic by Toklas or is actually her recipe. I have an uncredited magazine clipping — most likely from the …

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Chicken Piccata Delicious Variation
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Chicken Piccata Re-imagined: A Delicious Variation

Why does Mark get this 15 minutes of fame? Because even though it’s my birthday dinner, today’s recipe — his “Chicken Marccata” recipe — takes but 15 minutes to make and less time to eat, if you like it as much as I do. Yes, Mark can cook, and could …

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Chicken Black Truffles Mushroom Cream Sauce
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Chicken with Black Truffles and a Mushroom Cream Sauce

If you have never tried a dish with fresh black truffles, it’s honestly hard to know what all the fuss is about. Once your tastebuds have made the connection between the earthy aroma and the intense flavour, you begin to comprehend why chefs refer to these fungi as “black diamonds,” …

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Roast Chicken Mediterranean Twist with colatura di alici
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Roast Chicken with a Mediterranean Twist

Once again, I am playing with a recipe from The NY Times. They had a roast chicken recipe that I liked… well, sort of. Honestly, it sounded like a mess on a plate, and I really like to present things with great eye appeal and great flavour. Well, that and …

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seared duck ground cherry chutney
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Seared Duck Breast with Ground Cherry Chutney

The other day I got a text from my friend, Jill, that our local store had gooseberries and did I want any? What a silly question! Of course, I wanted some gooseberries. Within seconds I was dreaming of the gooseberry-almond cake from my days in Heidelberg, Germany. When Jill arrived …

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Chicken Fricassée à la Provencal
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Delicious Dinner Chicken Fricassée à la Provencal

Fricassée is a traditional French stew made with meat browned in butter, served in a delicate sauce made from stock. You can alternate the meat in this recipe with rabbit, veal, or duck for a dish easily mistaken for a gourmet meal. The sauce is bright and full of flavour. …

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Easy Classic Chicken Provencal
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An Easy Dish Classic Chicken Provencal

When fall brings cooler air, you’ll want to warm up your tastebuds with delicious home-cooked meals that are sure to impress. This Chicken Provencal is a classic chicken dish that combines typical fall flavours like rosemary and thyme with Mirabeau Classic Rosé, which adds just the right je ne sais …

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Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken with Red Pepper Purée
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Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken and a Zoom Dinner

Not to dwell on the realities of 2020, but we had to get creative about seeing friends, if only virtually. For an international Zoom dinner, one of the guests made a wish for chicken breasts stuffed with herbed goat cheese and vegetable Napoleons on the side. That was a wish …

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Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic
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Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic

If you could pick your last meal – what would it be? For my last meal on Earth, I would select a dish that is both humble and classic. I would choose a duck confit. There is something utterly delicious about obscenely crisp duck skin mixed with succulent duck meat. It …

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