Modern Coq au Vin

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2006, America's Test Kitchen TV

White-tablecloth restaurants have hijacked this simple chicken and wine stew, making it a fussy, time-consuming affair. Could we return this dish to its humble roots?

SERVES4 to 6

TIME2 hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To return this chicken stew recipe to its roots and to simplify it so we could serve it after only 90 minutes, we chose boneless thighs that became fall-apart tender in 25 minutes. To compensate for the flavor that was lost because of the s...

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