Wine Tutorial: Selecting a Wine to Serve with Roast Chicken

Denny Jiosa is back as my guest poster today, with another awesome Wine Tutorial. In this post, Denny is selecting some wines that pair perfectly with one of my standard stand-by recipes, Roast Chicken. Take a look at Denny’s selections and suggestions. I think you’ll be glad you did. Welcome to the second installment of […]


Ginger Roast Chicken and Elbow Macaroni with Tomatoes and Pan Sauce

Have you read my post about that WONDERFUL steak I dry aged and salted? The one that offered you steak house taste for a fraction of the price? And how, in that post, I told you I was going to come back and talk some more about salting meat, and the wonderful things it does […]


Best Roast Chicken Recipe

Nom, Nom, Nom.     This recipe is a hybrid of the roast chicken recipes of three great chefs: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin, and Colman Andrews. Fairly early in my marriage, I figured out that one of the most basic things a cook needs to be able to do right is to roast a chicken. […]