Chicken with Caramelized Onion and Cardamom Rice

Ascetic January, as I like to call it, is officially over! If you’ll recall, James and I (and his family) embarked on a no-booze, no-added-sugar January, to reset our bodies and our minds, and test our spirit and resolve in the name of better health. Here are some reflections, in no particular order: No added … Read moreChicken with Caramelized Onion and Cardamom Rice

Chicken and Shrimp Fried Rice

Fried rice is my comfort food, my heritage. I grew up eating egg fried rice for breakfast, which my mom would make frying up leftover white rice with heavily seasoned scrambled eggs and a handful of bright green scallions. I still remember waking up for school, hearing the sizzle of rice meeting hot oil, smelling … Read moreChicken and Shrimp Fried Rice

Garlicky Chicken with Lemon Anchovy Sauce

Whew, there’s a lot of pressure for a first post! Which is why I’m turning to the tried-and-true, classic, utterly foolproof Melissa Clark for some support. I love the New York Times Cooking section, but Melissa Clark is always dependable, relatable, and makes the most approachable videos. This particular chicken dish is bright, salty, flavorful, … Read moreGarlicky Chicken with Lemon Anchovy Sauce