An Updated Take On Coq Au Vin

Maybe it’s the cooler weather.  Maybe it’s the fact that chicken legs are $0.79/lb.  Whatever the reason, coq au vin seemed like a good idea.  But spending a full day making it did not. Traditional coq au vin uses a rooster or aging chicken.  Today, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a rooster unless you live…

Grilled Monkfish Wrapped In Bacon

Often compared to lobster for its texture, monkfish takes on a meat-like quality, but with a stronger flavor than its more expensive alternative.  To mask any overly fishy taste, I treat it like a filet and wrap it in bacon. Spiraling the slices to cover fully with bacon can result in overcooked fish to achieve…

Game Day Ideas

Just as with the “Homemades” and “Crabby Snacks” in Silver Linings Playbook, we all have our traditions for game day food.  (Note that these are NOT common fare for most Eagles fans.)  But when it’s Super Bowl Sunday and your team isn’t playing, everything changes.  Instead of sulking, use it as an opportunity to serve…