About Kate McMillan

Kate McMillan

Kate McMillan is chef and owner of an eponymous catering company, an instructor at Tante Marie’s Cooking School in San Francisco, and the author of three cookbooks, including her most recent title, One Pot of the Day. She lives in San Francisco with her five-year-old twins Emily and Grace, who already enjoy helping in the kitchen—especially when it involves cupcake batter.

A baking dish with chicken thighs topped with garlic cloves, red potatoes, and thyme. A silver spoon is nestled in the dish.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it’s damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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White oval dish with four chicken drumsticks, chopped green tomatillos, cilantro, onion, sliced chiles

Braised Chicken with Tomatillos

Slightly tart and eminently easy, this tomatillo sauce makes ample so you can stash some in the fridge for later. Cook once, eat twice.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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Grilled Chicken Tacos With Mango

Grilled Chicken Tacos With Mango

Yep. Grilled chicken tacos with mango. Prepare to be astounded. (What? Perhaps you were expecting a humdrum weeknight dinner?)

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  • 40 M
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Beer-Braised Chicken with Root Vegetables

Beer Braised Chicken

Chicken is coaxed to tenderness in beer in this braised chicken with root vegetables. Simple to make, complex in taste, prepare for kudos.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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Broccoli Rabe and Olive Pizza

Broccoli Rabe Pizza

We’re not saying broccoli rabe pizza is going to replace pepperoni. We’re merely suggesting it may, under certain circumstances, be an awesomely viable alternative.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
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Ancho Short Rib Tacos

Ancho Short Rib Tacos

This may seem an improbable melding of short ribs and anchos and red wine. Authentic Mexican? Nah. Worth making? Heck yeah.

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  • 4 H
  • 6
Turkey Meatball Soup

Turkey Meatball Soup

This outrageously satiating riff on Italian wedding soup swaps traditional beef and pork meatballs for turkey with the lilt of lemon.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6