Chicken in Yogurt or Dahi Murgee

2 lbs chicken thighs (about 8-10 pieces) 1 cup plain yogurt 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1 tablespoon dried fried scallions (available at most Asian markets) 2 cloves minced garlic 2 teaspoon grated ginger 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice (if using fresh lemon add some lemon zest) Mix […]

Bitter Green Salad with Roasted Pears

8 firm, ripe Bosc pears (4 lb.), peeled, cored, and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 1-1/2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 head of radicchio 1 bunch of watercress, coarse stems discarded 1 bunch of arugula OR 1 small head of chicory and 1 small head of escarole and 1 bunch mizuna, coarse stems discarded* […]

Chicken Soup with Quinoa

1 T. (or more) fresh ginger, chopped 1/2 T. olive oil 5 cups chicken stock (see recipe below) or broth 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed 1/2 cup fully cooked chicken, shredded (usually leftovers from beer can chicken) Handful or more of raw spinach, rinsed 1/2 cup frozen peas, rinsed to defrost Salt to taste Heat soup […]