Tag Archives: Chicken

Za’atar Fried Chicken and my cookbook photo shoot

Chicken and donuts, Maureen AboodWhen I take photos for Rose Water and Orange Blossoms, there are so many things to consider: the light, the lens, the plate, the background surface and the backdrop. And of course, the food itself. I run around the kitchen …

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An Italian Feast with Pia

Last fall I was out for my usual run, which starts down Main Street and round the corner at Zoll. Evening was just about to descend. Nancy and Mark were sitting on the little back porch out the kitchen door …

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Our Thanksgiving Menu, with little ideas, recipes and tips

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. ~Khalil Gibran

While cooking: Beaujolais nouveaux, fatayar nibble (made ahead). Before and …

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Fragrant Lebanese Chicken Soup Recipe

I know this is a food blog and that I’m a food person and that we all agree on how much we love to cook and eat. But I’ve got to admit: I haven’t been feeling great lately, and it …

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Ingredient: Mirepoix

Ground work must be laid, a foundation, before any house can be built. In the kitchen, the flavor foundation for so many dishes is found in the French mirepoix (meer-pwah), the holy trinity of aromatics: onion, carrot, and celery.

Broths, …

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