Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Chicken Wings





Chicken wings are a blank canvas for flavor.  When I want to try something different, chicken wings are one of the first places I turn.  Whether you’re making traditional buffalo wings or experimenting with new flavors, it is almost impossible to mess up a chicken wing.  These Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Chicken Wings are a perfect example of how you can try something new and eat something familiar at the same time. Continue reading “Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Chicken Wings”

Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken





Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken is the king of all comfort foods.  The combination of crisp, crunchy, breading and moist, juicy, meat is the culinary equivalent of a hug from your grandmother.  This recipe is perfect for a Saturday afternoon picnic, served with waffles for brunch, or for a classic Sunday dinner.  Whenever you decide to eat it, I’m sure you’ll love it. Continue reading “Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken”

Cast Iron Roasted Chicken

Cast Iron Roasted Chicken


Cast Iron Roasted Chicken


Cast Iron Roasted Chicken is one of the most delicious things you can put in your mouth.  This technique allows you to cook a whole chicken with crisp skin and juicy meat in less than an hour.  It is one of my go-to dishes, and all you need is a chicken, a cast iron skillet and a hot oven.  This is less of a recipe and more of an introduction of a technique, so I’m going to keep the ingredients very simple.  You can season this chicken however you want.  This is something I make once every week or two, and I tend to season it differently every single time. Continue reading “Cast Iron Roasted Chicken”

Easy Recipe for Chicken Tikka

Easy Recipe for Chicken Tikka

A little background on this easy recipe for Chicken Tikka.  When I started planning this blog I didn’t plan on cooking.  This was going to be a restaurant review blog, focusing on smaller “hole in the wall” restaurants.  One day I was at Ravi Kabob with a friend and made the comment, “If I could figure out this recipe, I’d eat this chicken every day.”  As the words came out of my mouth, I realized that the blog had to expand its scope.  I could tell the world about the greatness of Ravi Kabob, but unless they are in the Washington D.C. area, they’d never know what it tastes like.  At that point I decided, I’m going to figure out this recipe.  After multiple tries, I think I have something close.

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Ravi Kabob is One of the Washington D.C. Area’s Best Restaurants

Ravi Kabob

Ravi Kabob is located on North Glebe Road in Arlington, Virginia.  It isn’t trendy, but it is one of the most reliably delicious meals you can get in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.  There is something special about a place that you can rely on to give you great food whenever it is you need it.  Ravi Kabob is the kind of place you can go at any time and know that you’ll be getting a quality meal.   I’ve been to Ravi Kabob for lunch, dinner, and late at night, and every single time I left the restaurant satisfied.

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