Sample recipes from The Laws of Cooking: And How to Break Them

"Two-Pump" Crostini

You know what's fancy? Pumpernickel. You know what's cool? Wordplay. With these pumpernickel (the bitter component) and pumpkin butter (t...

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Twice-Baked New Potatoes

Who knew that the humble new potato could be turned into shell casing for a bullet of flavor? In this powder keg, the surly nature of the...

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Smoked Cannoli

Ricotta, the cottage cheese of Italy, is generally not my jam. I even prefer cottage cheese's vinegary bite to ricotta's fat creaminess. ...

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Octopus Tiradito

In Peru, raw fish is often consumed with chile flakes, herbs, and citrus juice, a cousin to ceviche known as tiradito. I wanted to combin...

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Lamb Breast with Coriander, Cumin, and Lime

My buddy George McNeese and I used to be roommates long before we opened Do or Dine. We were generally broke as a joke, preferring to spe...

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Foie Gras Doughnuts

If I'm to be remembered for anything past my expiration, I think the foie gras doughnut might be my greatest accomplishment. It all start...

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Dry-Aged Rib Eye au Poivre

Dry-aged meat is one of the best favors you could ever do for yourself. It can be a little hard to find, but a lot of specialty butchers ...

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Cornish Hen Meets Frisée aux Lardons

Not many cooks can claim Alton Brown as their mentor. As a matter of fact, I think I'm the only one, and that feels pretty darn good to t...

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Chilled Corn Soup with Chile Oil and Honeydew

By borrowing a little from the law of guac, I use coconut milk to give this summertime soup a creaminess and richness. The heat of the ch...

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Chicken-Fried Skate

Skate used to get a bad rap, but in recent years all sorts of chefs are doing all sorts of fancy things with it. But I think skate benefi...

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Burrata with Trout Caviar, Passion Fruit, Vanilla, and Dates

I am a huge Nintendo fan. I've played countless hours of Mario, Pokémon, and the like. Of all the games I've played, the series I've play...

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