Coconut Braised Chicken


Ingredients 5-6 lb whole chicken 1 can full fat coconut milk 1/2 cup chicken stock, or water 1 tsp dried lemongrass 1″ piece fresh ginger root, peeled and minced 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 2 tabs of butter 1 carrot stalk, rough chopped 1/2 sweet onion, quartered Generous amount of salt and black pepper….

Sunday Roast with Panzanella Salad


Roast Chicken Ingredients 5-6 lb whole chicken 1 lemon, juiced 1 Texas Ruby Red grapefruit, juiced 2-3 tbsp Honey 1 carrot, rough chopped 2 stalks celery, rough chopped 3 large shallots, left whole with skin on 1 bulb of garlic, left whole with skin on 4 sprigs fresh Thyme 1/4 tsp Aleppo pepper, or to…

Szechuan Peppercorn Crusted Chicken


Whole30 Day 2, 175 Dinner: with only five additional days on this program, I’ve completely lost count of the seconds, minutes, hours left until I’m finished with it. Twenty-five days? Really? Southern gal gotta be honest here, I am HANGRY. Am I experiencing a mind-altering revelation here as promised? Hell yeah, I am. My revelation?…

Roast Chicken & Potatoes, Country Gravy


The year and a half it took us to sell our house I didn’t do a whole lot of cooking. The most difficult issue I deal with when relocating is not having my own space to cook in. Cooking is extremely personal and an intimate experience for me and so to be without my island,…