Cooking - Chicken thighs
The only Super Bowl I’m watching Sunday is one filled with Buffalo Wings. According to the National Chicken Council Americans will consume some 1.23 billion (yes, billion with a “b”) chicken wings this weekend. That’s approximately 4 wings for every man, woman and child in this great nation. And, a vast majority of said wings will be served deep fat fried. Deep-fat frying is the norm because it crisps the skin and renders out most of the subcutaneous fat that can make wings taste flabby. Bu...
Despite the fact that this is classic European peasant fare, modern cooks tend to avoid it because unless you have a chronic vampire problem, 40 cloves seems…excessive. Ah! But when cooked into the dish the result is a smooth, sweet, earthy flavor and an aroma that wraps the kitchen like a hug. Make sure you have bread on hand to spread the soft cloves onto and don’t forget to sop up that oil. Yes, all of it!