Crumbs, 9/23

I am deeply indebted to Keirnan, who told me that to avoid tears, she rinses her onion under cold water after she makes the first cut, which slices the onion in half. I tried this and it worked perfectly for me. It’s the first onion I’ve cut in a long time where I didn’t do …

Chicken Castillo

This is my mom’s recipe, and it’s basically a cacciatore to which my father gave a silly name (you have to say it with a goofy flourish on the double l’s). And the name stuck. I doubled the recipe, froze half for us and gave the other half to a friend that just had a …