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Sauteed Cod on Snow Peas and Cabbage with Miso Vinaigrette

Owning a mandoline is very convenient when you are presented with a recipe like this. It makes simple work of sliced cabbage. I did, however, slice the snow peas by hand. The snow peas I had found at the market were lacking the vibrant green color I desired. To solve this, I blanched them before slicing them.

Continue Reading Add comment June 28th, 2007

Chicken with White Wine and Mushrooms

This recipe reminds me of a version of coq au vin that I make using red wine and chicken broth. I found this in the May 2000 issue of Bon Appetit. The sauce is a basic mire poix with some diced tomatoes and mushrooms. I used Muir Glen brand Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes which added a nice smoky dimension to the sauce. If you add too much wine or you find the sauce too thin, you could always thicken it with a bit of roux. I made this with one breast skin-on and one skin-off for Ellen. Enjoy!

Continue Reading Add comment June 26th, 2007


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