Everyone loves a quesadilla. . .
Since the sauce is hearty and chunky, it’s perfect to make in the slow cooker. While any part of the chicken works great, Gina Homolka prefers to use skinless chicken thighs that are still on the bone. The chicken comes out so juicy and tender, and the bones add flavor to the sauce.
A homemade fish stock can make the difference between a good chowder and a great chowder. It’s worth asking your fish monger to save leftover fish bones for this.
Beef-bone broth has become all the rage in recent years, due to the popularity of the Paleo diet, one that promotes eating lots of meat as well as this type of rich, nourishing broth. It is said to have all kinds of health benefits, since it’s rich in protein, gelatin, and anti-oxidants.
Every Thanksgiving, I vow that next year I will find a willing friend to host us and our enormous tribe, and every year, I end up gathering family and friends, with assorted waifs and strays, and doing it myself. For a few years, I collapsed at the table, exhausted, barely able to keep my eyes […]
Everyone knows how much I love paella–but this is even better. The dish is a traditional northern Spanish clam dish where the rice is almost soupy. No socarrat here! The secret is to steam the fresh clams separately before adding them to the rice. Be sure to reserve the cooking liquid from the clams to […]