The recipes found in these pages were donated by some of the world's favorite musical artists with their personal photos and reminiscences. The recipes include family favorites, dishes discovered by the artists on their travels and recipes that resonate with personal memories. A few of those famous musicians include: Tony Bennett, the Grateful Dead, the Beach Boys, the Bee Gees, Cher, Clint Black, Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin, Madonna, the Village People, and many, many more.
Blue Eyes' Italian Chicken, Potato and Onion dish
This is best with soft music and candlelight.
2 2-lb chickens cut into pieces
2 medium onions, sliced separately
8 potatoes, peeled, quartered
1 c white wine
2 Tbs oregano
1 c fresh parsley, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
1 lemon, sliced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Soak chicken in salted water for 30 minutes. Drain. Pat dry with paper towels. Fill large baking dish 1/2 to 3/4 inch high with olive oil. Layer chicken in bottom of pan; cover with onions; add potatoes, wine, oregano, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix pan ingredients by hand. Cover with lemon slices. Cover with foil. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring every 20 minutes. Uncover and cook 15 minutes longer, or until potatoes are soft.
Serve with cold white wine. . . . and you'll love it. Add a salad and dessert, and it is a wonderful meal.
The artists donated these recipes to help combat one of the biggest social problems of our time:
the problem of homelessness.