Milk may not seem a likely braising liquid, but it works beautifully, tenderizing the meat and combining with the chicken juices and spices to create the sauce. You can brown the meat in advance, assemble the braise and refrigerate it, then pop it into the oven just before you want to eat; in under an hour you’ll have a comforting main course that’s perfect for a snowy evening.
Tropea Onion Jam
I first tasted this sweet, garnet-hued jam as part of a cheese antipasto at Osteria Morini, in Washington, D.C., with extra-aged Parmigiano-Reggiano, Pecorino Toscano, and pungent Gorgonzola. I’m grateful to executive sous chef Ben Pflaumer for sharing the recipe. Tropea is an ultra-sweet red onion. If you’re a gardener, you can grow your own. Otherwise, […]
Thick and Spicy Chocolate Dipping Sauce
What’s better than churros–those long, ridged tubes of perfectly fried dough, covered in sugar and cinnamon? The decadent, slightly spicy, aromatic chocolate sauce you dip them in! Making churros at home is a little more work, mostly in the form of greasy cleanup, than I’m willing to do so I prefer to buy them from my favorite […]