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Herb Roasted Chicken Recipe

By Saira Malhotra | September 28, 2011

Photo: TheCulinaryGeek

L’Shana Tova to you all! Many tables will be filled with conversation, prayers and of course various preparations of brisket, pastries, kugels, fish and chicken. One of the most traditional Rosh Hashanah dishes to prepare is a simple roasted chicken. Roasted chicken can be effortless and yet it majestically glistens like gold at the table. This recipe calls for lemon, honey, wine and thyme creating a succulent roasted bird. Some of these ingredients are symbolic while others are called to action for their tongue tantalizing attributes. Should you wish to have a specific kind of year, feel free to add to the ingredients and remember that a side of carrots or pomegranate will ensure a bountiful year ahead! Read More

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Pico de Pollo Oro (Spicy Mustard Chicken Wing) Recipe

By Dylan Rodgers | September 20, 2011

Photo: Olga Massov

To me, the chicken wing is the most important finger food known to man!  As the legend goes, Zeus held the hot wing by the bone and dipped it into the Spicy Mustard River of Styx.  From that moment on, any mortal brave enough to partake of its delicate, deifying deliciousness would brush upon the edges of absolute ecstasy, going mad with pleasure.

O.K.- so saucy chicken wings may not have been granted to mortals by the gods, but after you try this recipe for spicy mustard wings, you’ll probably think they were.  Read More

Jerk Chicken Tacos Recipe

By Emma Haberman | September 20, 2011

Photo: Emma Haberman

Photo: Emma Haberman

A mid-summer spent cooking and traveling left me with a jar of pickled onions and a bottle of Jamaican jerk sauce. As much as I want to cling to these last remnants of summer, it’s time to put them to good use. But how to bring these two tangy treats together?

Jerk is both a seasoning and a style of cooking native to Jamaica. Traditionally meat, chicken, or pork is either marinated or rubbed in a seasoning made of various spices and the key ingredient: Scotch bonnet peppers. Read More

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Jerk Chicken Tacos Recipe

By Emma Haberman | September 20, 2011

Photo: Emma Haberman

Photo: Emma Haberman

A mid-summer spent cooking and traveling left me with a jar of pickled onions and a bottle of Jamaican jerk sauce. As much as I want to cling to these last remnants of summer, it’s time to put them to good use. But how to bring these two tangy treats together?

Jerk is both a seasoning and a style of cooking native to Jamaica. Traditionally meat, chicken, or pork is either marinated or rubbed in a seasoning made of various spices and the key ingredient: Scotch bonnet peppers. Read More

Buttermilk Battered Chicken Recipe

By Emma Haberman | September 13, 2011

Photo: Emma Haberman

Photo: Emma Haberman

Buttermilk is more often than not the crucial ingredient to tender, moist fried chicken. The rich creaminess of buttermilk adds depth and moisture to any recipe, but actually contains less fat and cholesterol than regular milk. It is the liquid that remains after milk has been churned into butter, so it is slightly thicker with a more-developed but not overwhelming flavor. Marinating your chicken in buttermilk for a few hours ensures that it stays moist while it cooks, while adding onions, garlic, and hot sauce packs each bite with bold flavor. Baking the chicken is a healthy alternative to deep-frying; the cornflake crust remains crunchy and seals in the marinade’s moisture but is also lighter than an oil-fried crust. Make sure you place your chicken on a rack and not directly on a baking sheet so that the meat cooks on all sides and the crust stays crispy. Serve with coleslaw or potato salad and green beans.

Photo: Emma Haberman

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Buttermilk Battered Chicken Recipe

By Emma Haberman | September 13, 2011

Photo: Emma Haberman

Photo: Emma Haberman

Buttermilk is more often than not the crucial ingredient to tender, moist fried chicken. The rich creaminess of buttermilk adds depth and moisture to any recipe, but actually contains less fat and cholesterol than regular milk. It is the liquid that remains after milk has been churned into butter, so it is slightly thicker with a more-developed but not overwhelming flavor. Marinating your chicken in buttermilk for a few hours ensures that it stays moist while it cooks, while adding onions, garlic, and hot sauce packs each bite with bold flavor. Baking the chicken is a healthy alternative to deep-frying; the cornflake crust remains crunchy and seals in the marinade’s moisture but is also lighter than an oil-fried crust. Make sure you place your chicken on a rack and not directly on a baking sheet so that the meat cooks on all sides and the crust stays crispy. Serve with coleslaw or potato salad and green beans.

Photo: Emma Haberman

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