You may have guessed that my answer is a resounding yes. This recipe is proof: wine is not necessary for making delicious braised chicken. In fact, I liked this dish even more than the coq au riesling I’ve been making, and to me, the chicken and sauce still had all the flavor benefits of dishes made with copious amounts of wine. I’m eager to see if you agree, so if you try this recipe, please let me know what you think!
Want to know why this recipe is so good, even though there’s no wine in it? My theory is that it’s because of the following three reasons. First, this recipe uses Pure Indian Foods’ organic, grassfed ghee. Ghee is by far my favorite cooking fat, because it has all the delicious flavor of butter paired with the higher smoke point of oil. In fact, I think ghee tastes even better than butter, and it’s also a much healthier choice than canola or vegetable oil. If you haven’t heard me talk about the wonders of ghee, you can read more about what it is and how it’s made here.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and also my favorite. Today I’m sharing how to make Ghirardelli Intense Dark 72% chocolate part of a complete breakfast. Don’t tell me chocolate for breakfast is strange–I promise that if you love chocolate at night, you’ll love it even more in the morning.
Do you remember those cereal ads that used to run in the nineties during kids’ shows–the ones that always said the cereal being advertised was “part of this complete breakfast?” I never considered cereal a meal, even as a kid, and I always wondered: what ELSE is part of this complete breakfast?