in-the-hands-of-a-chef

Sample Recipes from In the Hands of a Chef

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minted-romaine-salad-with-grapes-ricotta-salata-and-toasted-almonds

Minted Romaine Salad with Grapes, Ricotta Salata, an...

My friend and teacher Nancy Verde Barr first introduced me to the Italian technique of steeping mint in vinegar and water, then using the...

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fresh-tomato-soup-with-seared-eggplant-sandwiches

Fresh Tomato Soup with Seared Eggplant Sandwiches

This dish shows how even old standbys can sometimes be reworked so they become vivid and fresh again. Tomato soup and old-fashioned eggpl...

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warm-spring-vegetable-salad-with-favas-green-beans-peas-and-radicchio

Warm Spring Vegetable Salad with Favas, Green Beans,...

This dish builds on one of my favorite Italian vegetable combinations, a warm salad of radicchio and blanched peas. I’ve simply taken it ...

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penne-with-shrimp-artichokes-and-feta

Penne with Shrimp, Artichokes, and Feta

At a conference of women chefs in Mexico City, I tasted a perfect shrimp dish prepared by Monique Andrée Barbeau, the chef of Fullers in ...

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chilled-lobster-with-potato-blood-orange-salad-and-lime

Chilled Lobster with Potato-Blood Orange Salad and Lime

In the summer, I run with the crowd when it comes to lobster—steamed or grilled, with lots of butter and lemon—but during the rest of the...

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roast-rack-of-lamb-with-romaine-salad-and-anchovy-dressing

Roast Rack of Lamb with Romaine Salad and Anchovy Dr...

The expense of rack of lamb usually elevates it to special-dinner status, with all the attendant anxiety about breaking away from anythin...

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