Miracle Dinner, Chicken Cacciatore

This chicken cacciatore is warm and wonderful and an absolute breeze to prepare. You really can’t go wrong. It’s a one-pot meal that cooks itself and is full of bright colors and healthy veggies. My mom had a pot of this chicken waiting for me the last time I visited home, and it was the perfect welcome. She was kind enough to divulge her recipe so we all can enjoy it. Pre-heat your oven to 400ºF. Empty a can or … Continue reading

My Mama’s Savory Braised Brisket

This wonderfully savory and tender brisket was unplanned. I was browsing the aisles at Trader Joe’s and realized that they stock a much larger selection of meats than I’d ever noticed before. I saw lamb legs, pork loins, all types of roasts, and then I saw it. A brisket. Into my cart it went, mostly out of nostalgia but also because I’ve been wanting to cook a big hunk of beef. I immediately called my mom to share my discovery … Continue reading