Got some nice looking wild salmon at Costco.Â Made a tossed salad, oven roasted some baby potatoes.Â Seasoned the salmon with Essence of Bargabus and lemon, baked it until just barely done.
One of my son’s friends joined us for dinner.Â She tries to eat a gluten-free diet, so I decided to keep it simple and serve oven-baked chicken breasts, rice and steamed veggies. Seasoned the boneless, skinless chicken with my spice mix (Essence of Bargabus, recipe…
My in-laws visited on Saturday to install a closet organizer they’d bought for us (thanks, Wally and Hilda!) and I wanted to cook a nice lunch for them. We cleaned out some cabinets a week ago and I saw my two Le Creuset Dutch Ovens that had migrated to the back of the cabinet. The large one was a gift from my wife and it’s a bit spendy, but whenever I cook in it, I love the results. I resolved to find some more uses for it.
A few weeks ago, the America’s Test Kitchen tv show (ATK) had an episode where they made a whole chicken and French Onion Soup, both in a Le Creuset Dutch Oven. The chicken looked so moist and juicy, I had to try it. Don’t be put off by cooking a whole chicken. I find them to be cheaper and fresher than the cut up chicken parts. They’re easy to cook and easy to carve. I like the organic whole chickens from Trader Joes.
Following the ATK technique, I started with a whole chicken, Continue reading Chicken in a Pot, Smashed Potatoes, Citrus Salad