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Sunday, September 25, 2016
chicken fingers with blue cheese dressing

Panko & Chili Crusted Oven Fried Chicken Fingers

As much as I love (love, love) fried food, this is one of my all-time favorite ways to cook chicken. This is my entry into Breakstone's Triple Churned Challenge. You can vote for my recipes daily—and be entered to win $300!
chicken wing garnished with scallion

Ginger and Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

The humble chicken wing is so cheap—and so satisfying. (Plus, come on: What self-respecting carnivore doesn't like to gnaw a little meat off the bone every once in a while?)
everything you need for roasted marrow

Roasted Marrow Bones

Roasted marrow bones are a simple, delicious treat that's surprisingly easy to make at home. Just roast the bones, then scoop the marrow out, spread it on toast, and top it with a little parsley salad. Voila: Instant carnivorous bliss.

Easy Baked Tortilla Chips Dusted with Spicy Chipotle Salt

This is like cheating, it's so easy. In fact, it kind of IS cheating, since I didn't make the tortillas from scratch. No matter. This is a fast and simple way to make delicious, spicy tortilla chips.

Spicy Buttermilk Fried Calamari

I probably shouldn't tell you this, but I was the kind of kid who hid her lima beans behind the couch so she didn't have to eat them. Hid, as in, concealed them. As in,...

Crunchy Spring Rolls with Tofu & Shiitake Mushrooms

While the venerable pig is one of my favorite beasts to cook, I followed the recipe I had, and made these spring rolls with tofu. And I have to admit: They were damned good.

Tapenade

Tapenade is seriously savory, salty business. Think of it as a kind of pate made with black olives—with some anchovies, capers, and olive oil thrown in for good measure.

Bacon & Potato Leek Soup

Ah, soup weather in New England. The air in Salem is finally turning a little colder, at least in the evenings. There are few things I love more on a nippy night than having...

Cajun Catfish Bites

Hands down, this is our favorite way to prepare catfish: Cut into chunks, coated with spicy breading, then shallow fried 'til golden brown.

Prosciutto and Basil Wrapped Chicken Fingers

These chicken fingers are fast food, Mouse-House style. They're the perfect thing to make when you Just Need To Eat, Like Now (a fairly common occurrence at our place these days, given that we just moved).