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Joanne Smart

  • Recipe

    Crispy and Garlicky Chicken Thighs

    At The Purple Pig in Chicago, they skewer squares of skin-on boneless chicken thighs and pan-fry them to perfect crispness. Though a delight to eat, it’s not so fun boning…

  • ginger soy chicken

    Spicy and Sweet Chicken Thighs with Seared Scallion

    Deeply flavored chicken thighs are a perfect match with this gingery, chile-spiked soy marinade. If you like things really spicy, add another teaspoon of sambal oelek to the marinade.

  • Recipe

    Chicken Saag

    My husband and I were saddened when our favorite Indian restaurant switched from making their saag with chicken thighs to making it with chicken breasts. What had been a deeply…

  • Recipe

    Chicken Soup with Crucifers and Caraway

    Chicken thighs create a very chickeny broth, but during cooking, they’re not sapped of all their flavor. Croutons take the place of noodles in this hearty soup; be sure the…

  • Product

    Book Review: Food 52 Genius Recipes

    I’ve often felt as if Fine Cooking and the website Food52 are kindred spirits, specifically the site’s Genius column, created by executive editor Kristen Miglore. Not only does it publish…

  • Product

    Book Review: Small Victories

    If you cook from Julia Turshen’s first solo cookbook (the writer and recipe developer has co-authored many cookbooks), there will be triumphs. Dishes like Roast Chicken with Fennel, Rosemary +…

  • How-To

    How to Cook Octopus At Home

    When I eat out, part of the fun comes from ordering foods I don’t normally cook at home. Charred octopus is one such item. While it has always been a…

  • Recipe

    Orange-Cumin Marinated Chicken Thighs

    This Spanish-inspired marinade has a sweet, spicy, smoky flavor that works well with not only chicken but a wide range of meats and vegetables. The chicken thighs are delicious served…

  • Magazine

    Book Review: The South’s Best Butts

    The South’s Best Butts Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection By Matt Moore (Oxmoor House; $24.95) In Matt Moore’s new book, there are at least five photographs of him chowing…

  • Magazine

    Book Review: Hello, My Name Is Ice Cream

    Hello, My Name Is Ice Cream The Art of the Scoop By Dana Cree (Clarkson Potter; $25) Readers of Fine Cooking who geek out on our Food Science column will…