Chicken a la King & Bertha Palmer Brownies

Recipes prepared for Chicago: A Food Biography with Danial Block and Howard Rosing on January 23, 2016.

Chicken a la King

Deb Silverstein prepared the Chicken a la King   This link is the Food Network recipe it was based it on.  Deb used half white meat and half dark meat.  She also substituted crimini mushrooms for the shiitakes.  She also played around with the sauce so there’s no exact recipe, though she opted for a thinner sauce.


The biscuits were Two Ingredient Never-Fail Cream Biscuits from J. KENJI LÓPEZ-ALT at

Bertha Palmer Brownies

Catherine Lambrecht prepared the Bertha Palmer Brownies.