Category Archives: Chicken

Mama’s Chicken Cacciatore

 Mama’s chicken cacciatore is right up there as one of my all time favorite comfort foods. There was nothing better than breaking off a piece of Italian bread and mopping up that delicious sauce. Out in Long Island, my grandmother’s cousin, … Continue reading

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Chicken Cutlet Milanese

When I make chicken cutlets in my house I could never make enough. Kept wrapped in the refrigerator, they are great for sandwiches and just plain snacking. My son Joseph eats them like chicken fingers. He would never refuse a … Continue reading

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Chicken In Wine Siciliano

 WHEN LIFE WAS SIMPLE Our Sunday dinner, more often than not, would consist of a pasta dish  or soup usually followed by a roast chicken or two. We always ate around 2pm. Mom always had a table cloth on the … Continue reading

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Chicken Cacciatore Baked

After 92 years my father’s gallbladder gave him problems so about a week ago he had it removed. The nurses said in the recovery room after the operation they haven’t seen 45 year old patients recover as quickly as he … Continue reading

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Pollo Oreganato – Grilled Oregano Chicken

Protection – Italian Style Do you remember the scene in the 1967  film The Graduate, when Dustin Hoffman was at his graduation party  and a friend of the family walks up to him and says: Mr. McGuire: I just want to say … Continue reading

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Grilled Pressed Chicken With Fresh Herb Marinade

We rarely would watch TV during summer vacation. There were way too many kids playing outside to be cooped up in the house in front of the TV. Summer time was outdoor time, and we took advantage of every minute … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken with Lemon and Garlic

WHEN A HOUSE IS REALLY A HOME When my grandfather first came to this country he worked as a laborer, building the subway system in New York City. Most likely he worked for the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT), which was … Continue reading

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