• King Ranch Chicken

    King Ranch Chicken

    I have some philosophical issues concerning casseroles, at least where American home-cooking standbys like King Ranch Chicken are concerned. Since these casseroles are supposed to be weeknight meals, I feel that they should require nothing more laborious than chopping up a few vegetables and pushing them around in a skillet ...

  • Chicken Meatloaf

    Chicken Meatloaf

    I didn’t grow up with meatloaf. There were probably four times, at most, it was served to me during my childhood. My introduction to the dish really came in college, where my cafeteria sometimes produced a surprisingly decent turkey meatloaf with arugula in it. So when I crave meatloaf now, ...

  • Baked Ziti with Kale and Sausage in Garlic-Parmesan Cream Sauce

    Baked Ziti with Kale and Sausage in Garlic-Parmesan Cream Sauce

    Though this is as creamy and comforting as one would expect pasta with white sauce to be, it isn’t as heavy as typical baked ziti. Half the dish was gone in minutes.