Simple Roasted Grape Chicken

Ingredients For the grapes and chicken 1/2 pound organic red seedless grapes 2 chicken legs 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 sprig fresh rosemary (about 4”), cut in half 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt black pepper washed and dried frisée, for serving (optional) For the pan sauce 1 tablespoon minced shallot or onion 1/4 cup vermouth 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small cubes (room […]

Midnight Pasta

It’s not a new idea, but it’s definitely worth remembering, rediscovering or reinventing. There’s something about pasta, cooked properly, that trumps all the other possibilities. And the smell of pasta boiling is a heady cheap thrill. With a few basic staple pantry items, a true feast can be ready in minutes. Good spaghetti, good olive […]

How To Make Quick-Pickled Red Onions

There are countless uses for pickled onions. Tuck them into sandwiches, especially those with rich meats, like pulled pork; use them as a condiment to top tacos, bean dishes, and rich mayo-based salads, like potato or egg salad; toss them into lettuce salads, grain salads, and salads with sturdy greens, like kale. Their bright-pink color, […]