Another successful recipe from Bonne Femme – Chicken a la Diable. DH would have liked it a bit more spicy – I think the devil in the diable was overpromised by me. When I poured in the wine for this recipe, it set off the smoke alarm – so there was some devil there. This called for a tablespoon of tomato paste, but at DH’s encouragement I used a lot more, so we got a lot more sauce. Sometimes cooked tomato sauces don’t taste very good to me, but this one was excellent, of course.
I am getting good at this saute and deglaze thing. Having a good sized pan helps, definitely. And this weekend, I can’t wait to cook stuff with my brand new shiny stove. Up next is braised beef and normandy pork chops. Woot.
I know this food blogging is horrible – not sure where I am going with it. I have been such a wretched cook in the past that I am so proud of myself – but still there isn’t any point. I am going to think about it. Maybe better pictures, sharing my meal plans, favorite ingredients? I don’t know… I’ll think about it. In the meantime, here is another horrible picture of some good food I cooked. Maybe that is my hook? Bad pictures of good food I cooked. Without further comment. Gosh, I’m pretty sure you would miss this scintillating commentary though?