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Recipe: Madhur Jaffrey’s Kodaga-Style Broiled Portobello Mushrooms (Chutta Kumme)

Posted December 18, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Madhur Jaffrey discovered this recipe for broiled mushrooms during a visit to Coorg in the southwestern part of India, where locals forage in the nearby forests during the four-month rainy season.

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Recipe: Lidia Bastianich’s Meatballs with Eggplant (Polpette con Melanzane)

Posted December 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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For famed chef, restauranteur, food entrepreneur and co-author of Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine, Lidia Bastianich, meatballs are comfort food. She shares her recipe for “Polpette con Melanzane” or Meatballs with Eggplant.

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Recipe: Ruth Reichl’s Pork & Tomatillo Stew

Posted December 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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James Beard Award-winning food writer and critic Ruth Reichl’s new cookbook, My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life, recalls the emotionally laden dishes that got her through the abrupt closure of Gourmet Magazine.

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Recipe: Jacques Pepin’s Eggs in Pepper Boats

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A self-professed lover of eggs, French celebrity chef Jacques Pépin shares this recipe for Eggs in Pepper Boats from his new cookbook, Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul. It’s an easy-to-make that combines eggs, sweet peppers, cheese and cilantro—perfect for brunch or lunch.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone’s Maude in Beverly Hills

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Snagging a seat at celebrity chef Curtis Stone’s restaurant, Maude, in Beverly Hills might just be one of the most difficult tickets to come by of the LA fine dining scene.

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Recipe: Michael Solomonov’s Pumpkin Broth with Fideo

Posted October 29, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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James Beard Awardee Michael Solomonov shares this vegan recipe for Pumpkin Broth with Fideos that foregoes chicken or vegetable stock in lieu of creating an intense broth from leftover pumpkin peels and a mixture of Sephardic spices.

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Recipe: Enrique Olvera’s Eggs with Hoja Santa & Ranchera Salsa

Posted October 23, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Enrique Olvera is today’s most celebrated Mexican chef. His marquee restaurant, Pujol, in Mexico City, ranks number 16 on San Pellegrino’s list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. His debut cookbook, Mexico From the Inside Out, features his contemporary reinterpretations of traditional Mexican cuisine.

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Checking in with Taco María’s Chef Carlos Salgado

Posted October 2, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the L.A. Times, first reviewed Taco María back in May of 2014. Much has changed for Chef Carlos Salgado since then, so we figured it was time to check back in and find out what’s new.

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Recipe: Grilled Belgian Endive with Fresh Turmeric and Walnuts

Posted October 2, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Russell Moore of Oakland’s Camino has been called the “ninja of California live-fire cooking” by Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This recipe comes to us from his new cookbook, This is Camino.

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Recipe: Dudley Market Chef Jesse Barber’s Warren Pear & Cucumber Gazpacho

Posted September 25, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Chef Jesse Barber shows us how to pick the Warren pears from Frog Hollow Farms, with tips on what you can do with them.