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Braised Chicken with Leeks

First post of 2020! 

Feels good to be back in the kitchen creating.  I had a gorgeous weekend testing recipes for my blog and cooking for my family.  From homemade monkey bread to fresh pasta - it was a glorious affair with just the stove and I. 

It's no secret I love the cold weather.  The colder and snowier the better in my opinion.  That love of the cold weather coincides with the warmth and comfort of wintery dishes that I long for. 

I really wanted something rustic with a little French influence for this chicken dish.  Chicken can be SO boring and repetitive, but when it's not, it is amazing.  This recipe is just that:  AMAZING. 

Braised Chicken with Leeks

Prep Time:  20 mins
Total Cook Time:  35-40 mins
Serves:  6


4 whole chicken leg quarters, split and trimmed
6 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp kosher salt
1/2 Tbsp black pepper
3 large leeks, sliced
5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
2 Tbsp fresh tarragon, chopped
1 1/2 cups froze…

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