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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pan-Seared then Roasted Mediterranean Chicken

Ingredients 4 chicken thighs, organic preferred, skin-on and bone-in Salt and freshly ground pepper Extra-virgin olive oil 6 tablespoons butter 4 ounces, 1/4 inch cubed thick slab pancetta 1 cup white wine 1 lemon, juiced 4 teaspoons capers 1/4 cup chopped fresh¬†flat-leaf parsley   Procedures Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Put a large […]

Oh you are truly “The Bomb”

La Bomba: A Spicy Condimento This is a delicious southern Italian condiment to spread on crusty bread (grilled, mmm) or roasted chicken/meats. Fantastic flavor profile. ¬†Makes 2 cups 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 cups finely diced eggplant 1 1/2 cups finely diced fennel (about 1 bulb) 3/4 cup finely diced roasted red peppers […]

Bringing summer into winter…. Giardiniera

Just when you thought that winter is going to get the best of you, pause and have Giardiniera. This pickled southern Italian medley will help with the winter doldrums. Giardiniera Ingredients 4 serrano chiles, thinly sliced, with seeds removed (we keep them in as we love the heat they provide) 2 red sweet peppers, cut […]