Butter Chicken with Peas and Cauliflower

butter chicken with peas and cauliflower

butter chicken with peas and cauliflower

If a recipe for butter chicken has no butter in it, can it still be called butter chicken? I hope so, because “spiced cream chicken” sounds a little iffy, although that’s closer to the truth in this version of the popular Indian dish. Butter chicken (also known as murgh makhani) is what I imagine Indian comfort food must be like (along with rajma, of course) – it’s creamy, it’s filling, and it’s got a nice kick to it. Continue reading

Walnut & Chicken Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette

walnut chicken salad with blueberry vinaigrette

I have a problem. I’m obsessed with pick-your-own-fruit orchards. First, I picked tart cherries in northern Michigan last month, and that was all fine and dandy and I limited myself to about six or seven pounds of cherries. Then, while visiting family in western New York last week, my aunt asked if I wanted to tag along with her to the blueberry fields, and I figured heck, why not? And so I picked seven pounds of blueberries. Continue reading