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Chicken Vesuvio

There is absolutely nothing that comes as close to comfort food as chicken and potatoes. My mother would bake some form of chicken with potatoes at least two Sundays out of the month. Nothing was more welcomed than a pan … Continue reading

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Chicken and Potatoes Peasant Style

When my grandmother made any meal that included chicken and vinegar, just the aroma from cooking it made me run upstairs in our house to see what was in the oven. When I make this simple dish I can’t help … Continue reading

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Stuffed Cornish Game Hen

I’m going on a diet. You heard me….I’m going on a diet. It has been a number of years since I have been on a diet. I think it’s time I started again. I go through this every few years. … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken in Wine

I came home from work one night and wanted to make a simple chicken dish. It was late and I didn’t want to eat at 9pm. This is one of the easiest methods of making this chicken and it is delicious! … 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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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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Sicilian Hunter Style Chicken

Guinea Red I went to the liquor store the other day to buy some wine. I was looking for wine to cook with. The selections throughout the isles were endless. I’m not a wine expert but I know what I like.  Something … Continue reading

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Italian Baked "Fried" Chicken

When A Prank Goes Wrong Have you ever been a pawn in a prank that went terribly wrong? I was.  And it was my father that put me up to it. But I thought it went just great! We lived in … Continue reading

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