Smoky Chermoula Chicken with Roasted Carrots, Cauliflower and Feta

Last month my husband attended a business dinner with colleagues, and because the out-of-towners didn’t want to take home a doggie bag, he was able to snag half of someone’s roasted chicken dinner for me from Harvest in Cambridge. Score! The herbaceously pungent chicken and garlicky side of romanesco, as it turns out, was delectable….

Recipe: Garlic-Lime Spatchcocked Chicken with a Honey-Soy Glaze

There’s nothing more comforting than a roast chicken. You salt the skin to crisp it up, you stuff it with some aromatics, and you set it in the oven for an hour or so. It’s probably the easiest prep you can do for the amount of deliciousness you get. My go-to roast chicken is all…

Recipe: Crisp and Juicy Cider Can Chicken

Several years ago, around the time I moved to Cambridge, a new friend told me about a strange little technique for roasting chicken. One that completely sidesteps the whole breast side up-or-down debate, that the eternal battle between enjoying moist white meat OR crispy skin. Yep, this recipe threw all that away, because instead of…

Recipe: Lime-n-Thyme Chicken (Or How I Perfected the Roast)

I once heard that you can tell a great chef by how well he or she can prepare a simple roast chicken. It’s always fun to play around with haute ingredients, global influences, and esoteric spices, but if you can’t master the simplicity of a crisp-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside roast, then you’re toast. You guys, I think I’ve…