Author of the bestselling books The Age of Miracles and A Return to Love, Marianne Williamson turns to the issue of trust: how can we trust ourselves, when we've failed time and time again? How can we trust love, when it abandons us?
From time to time, inspiration to create a dish can come merely from a rediscovered culinary term. Such a word is spatchcock. It means to split open a chicken or other fowl along the backside so it can be spread out "butterflied" and grilled or roasted with even surface heat on its two sides. The word and its technique offer double-barreled fun. Not only is spatchcock amusing and impressive to say, but spatchcocking allows, even invites, an under-the-skin stuffing. As the spatchcocked bird roasts, its workhorse filling of greens, mushrooms and cheese melts into a sumptuous, hidden sauce that provides two times the "Aha!"