Thai Fried Chicken

All other fried chicken is dead to me. This one has a ton of cilantro, garlic, and two kinds of pepper, and it culminates in the crispiest, most flavorful chicken I’ve ever experienced. (Rice flour, as it turns out, is the secret to perfectly crispy fried chicken. Who knew?) Really, this chicken is last [...]

Elegantly Comforting: Coq Au Vin

The perfect pot: Staub Coq Au Vin Cocotte

‘Twas a cold and overcast Saturday (by California standards, anyway!), and put me in hibernation mode. What better way to hibernate than with a nice, hearty classic Coq Au Vin? I used Julia’s recipe, below, and I made it in one of my favorite, most [...]

A new way to cook….