Chicken in Green Salsa with Potatoes and Cactus

Chicken in Green Salsa with Potatoes and Cactus

From the recent hit cookbook Oaxaca comes this “mom dish.” This is dish that you would have waiting for you on a Wednesday afternoon when you come home from school. Golly, I wish I were back in school in Oaxaca. Oaxaca is considered the culinary capital of Mexico. The...
Chicken Barbacoa from Oaxaca

Chicken Barbacoa from Oaxaca

For this Sunday, Super Bowl Sunday, millions of us will be dabbling with Mexican food. Nachos, guacamole, salsas galore, chips by the bagful. What if, instead of a nosh, you could serve a real dish of substance. A savory dish with fire. And avocado leaves – see, it’s...
Pollo Enchipotlado or Chicken in a Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Pollo Enchipotlado or Chicken in a Creamy Chipotle Sauce

  I just reviewed Oaxaca, a new cookbook devoted to the magnificent cuisine of Mexico’s culinary capital. This is a comfort food dish, one you are more likely to find in a home kitchen than a restaurant. Author Bricia Lopez suggests you eat without knife and...
Chicken with Mushrooms and Rosemary from Darina Allen

Chicken with Mushrooms and Rosemary from Darina Allen

  This recipe from Darina Allen will give you a new perspective on chicken. You soak chicken breasts in milk, not buttermilk, to achieve tenderness and moisture. You can eat this directly on the plate or serve over orzo, noodles or fettuccine. Rosemary is used...