The Best Braised Chicken with Lemons

Though we had a long fall hiatus, Neni and I are going strong now. She showed me this lovely technique for braising chicken the other day and I have to say, this may be the most delectable braised more »

A Greek Lenten Specialty

It took me quite a while to get my head around this dish, because fava, to my knowledge is Vicia faba, the broad bean common in Italian cookery. When Neni talks about fava, she’s referring to something very more »

Thirty Minute Beef and Rice Soup

The fall was very busy for both Neni and me and so we haven’t had a chance to cook together. But last week I went up to her lovely apartment on Riverside drive, to learn how she makes more »

Lobster with Oranges and Tarragon

I eat oranges primarily in the winter, as their season is November through March. I order a case from Florida and when the fruit comes in, it’s oranges all the time. My favorites are Honeybells, also known as more »