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Sample recipes from Cooking for Friends

Farfalle with Bacon, Peas, and Sage

This is an easy version of pasta carbonara, without any egg yolks, so there is no chance of the sauce splitting. My kids must have this f...

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Linguine with Lemon, Feta, and Basil

The light and zesty flavor of this pasta dish makes it ideal for the summer. It's also quick and easy for supper during the week, because...

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Herby Rice Pilaf with Pistachios and Almonds

This sweetly perfumed rice pilaf is ideal with a good curry or with baked fish.

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Fish Curry with Lime and Coconut Rice

I was inspired to make this curry after a glorious vacation in Thailand, where we ate spicy Thai food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A...

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Clams with Bacon

This first course is a regular feature on my pub menus. Serve with crusty bread on the side to soak up the savory juices.

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Grilled Scallop and Shrimp Brochettes with Cilantro-Chili Butter

These are lovely, and fun to eat with your fingers. Take care not to overcook the scallops and shrimp or they'll turn rubbery. The recipe...

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Chicken Legs with Braised Peas and Onions

Mark Sargeant, my head chef at Claridge's, in London, and general right-hand man, considers this his most favorite dish. The braised peas...

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Lamb Stock

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Chicken Stock

Leave it to Gordon Ramsay to concoct the best chicken stock recipe! The flavors of chicken and vegetables mingle together to create a chicken stock that's delicious on its own, but also makes an incredible base for soups and stews. Serve it hot in a mug when you're sick for an instant pick-me-up, or use it to make chicken soup from scratch! This recipe for chicken stock by Gordon Ramsay can also be used to add a boost of flavor to rice or couscous. It's also used in this recipe for Deep-Dish Chicken Pie.

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Deep-Dish Chicken Pie

This Deep-Dish Chicken Pie recipe is very similar to what most Americans know as a chicken pot pie. A savory dish of chicken, vegetables, and gravy surrounded by a crispy crust, this chicken pie recipe is the perfect thing to comfort after a long day. Best of all, it only takes 35 minutes to bake, so once the preparation is finished you don't have to wait long before serving. It's a great chicken recipe to make for dinner during the colder months!

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Basic Short Pastry

When it comes to baking, every home cook should have a recipe for Basic Short Pastry up their sleeves! This recipe from renowned chef Gordon Ramsay only uses four ingredients to make a pastry that can be incorporated in a number of dishes, including Ramsay's own recipe for Deep-Dish Chicken Pie. You'll love having this quick and easy recipe on hand the next time you need to make a more elaborate meal for family and friends. While the dough chills, you can multi-task and get started on another aspect of your recipe, too.

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Lemon Meringue Tart

I loved lemon meringue pie as a child, but now I'm a little less keen on the texture of the lemon-cornstarch filling. My version uses a r...

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Sweet Tart Pastry

If you bake with any sort of regularity, then having a tart pastry recipe on hand is essential. In this recipe for Sweet Tart Pastry by Gordon Ramsay, you'll use a food processor to get the consistency of the dough just right. This recipe uses only four ingredients and can be made in advance of your baking time, too. This pastry can be used in a wide assortment of tarts, including this recipe for Lemon Meringue Tart. Expand your baking skills in a unique way when you incorporate this recipe in your repertoire.

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Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake

The next time you entertain family and friends, make the occasion even more special when you serve this Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake. Elegant as can be and filled with plenty of chocolate, this dessert is for anyone with a serious sweet tooth. It is advised that you make this cheesecake the night before your event. Gordon Ramsay's cheesecake recipe is also easy to make and will quickly become one of your favorite desserts to keep up your sleeves the next time you feel like indulging in a rich dessert. This cheesecake can be served at the holidays, in a formal dinner party, and even in a casual get-together with the neighbors.

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Chocolate and Coffee Pots

These chocolate and coffee custards are rich and meltingly smooth, and as good on the eye as they are on the palate. Because the custards...

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