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Monthly Archives: September 2016

An amazing farro salad… thank you Charlie Bird’s in SOHO

Charlie Bird’s, a restaurant in SOHO (New York City) makes a delicious salad. It was published in the NY Times. We tried it and found the idea of cooking the farro in vinegar to be incredibly good. It added so much depth to the salad experience.  The original recipe calls for 1/2 cup of chopped […]

No more dry chicken breasts? Yes… Poach them!

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds boneless/skinless chicken breasts 3 cups water/stock  (or more  if needed) Black Peppercorns Optional aromatics:  sliced lemon, carrot/celery, onion, thyme, rosemary, etc. Bring Chicken Stock to a boil over high heat in a saucepan just large enough to hold 1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves in one layer; […]

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