Making Calories Count: Recipe for Chicken Cacciatore-Mouth-Watering, Healthy Chicken Dish

My neighbor Richard Scammell is a wonderful cook. Cooking is Richard’s hobby, but when it comes to food preparation, Richard is a highly skilled and well-educated professional. (He’s even traveled to Europe to take cooking classes.) Richard and I share a love of creative, healthful cooking. When I asked him for ideas that I could share with readers, he sent this simple recipe for Pollo alla Cacciatora (Chicken Cacciatore): Pollo alla Cacciatora (Chicken Hunter Style, from Umbria, Italy) Serves 6 …

White Meat Chicken? That’s So Last Year. Dark Is The New Darling

Last year was an economic disaster for the poultry business, but this year there’s a new dark knight to the rescue: Soaring sales of the previously ignored dark meat parts — thighs and drumsticks. The Wall Street Journal reports that demand for thighs and legs is climbing as consumers tire of bland, low-fat breast meat, and TV cooking shows tout dark meat’s richer flavor and softer, moist texture. The country’s growing immigrant population also has added to the growing demand …

Foodie Friday: Chicken Cordon Bleu

A classic!