Chicken with Apples, Potatoes & Escarole


Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 3/4 lb potatoes, cut in to 1 inch cubes 4 boneless chicken breasts with skin (I also use pork chops in this recipe) Salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 apples, cored and cut into 12 slices each apple 1 [...]

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Cabbage Farro Soup


Recipe Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/4 pound pancetta or bacon (optional) 1 small yellow or white onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh sage, minced OR 1 teaspoon dried sage 1 cup farro or barley 1/2 lb. cabbage, cored and coarsely chopped 2 [...]

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Asparagus Chicken Salad


Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1 bunch asparagus, peeled 1/4 lb. bacon, plain or apple-smoked, diced 1 bunch flat parsley, chopped hazelnuts or pine nuts 3/4 lb. chicken breast shallots, diced sherry vinegar PREPARATION Roast the chicken breast in the oven until juicy tender. Peel the asparagus and blanch in boiling, salted water (about [...]

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Chicken in the Pot: Get Three Meals Out of One Bird

roast chicken with potatoes

There’s nothing better than a great home-cooked meal. Except one that can turn into two or three home-cooked meals. My favorite three-fer is roast chicken. For many years I bought wonderful roast chickens from a neighborhood rotisserie. When it closed, I decided to learn how to roast my own. Now I find it easy – [...]

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