Without Reservations: How to Make Bold, Creative, Flavorful Food at Home

Sample recipes from Without Reservations: How to Make Bold, Creative, Flavorful Food at Home

Curried Chicken in Radicchio Cups

When making hors doeuvres, chefs will sometimes use good-quality store-bought products for quick flavor. I love to spice things up with ...

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Chinese Chicken Salad

There arent many salads on a Chinese restaurant menu, but this one, that many do make, rocks! Its refreshing and zingy at the same time...

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Perfect Carbonara

Theres a reason certain dishes never go out of style. This classic Italian pasta is so rich and flavorful, its worth the occasional ind...

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Thai Grilled Prawns with Emerald Noodles

This dish is awesome for grilling and serving in the backyard with friends. The marinades bright and spicy flavors contrast perfectly w...

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Emerald Sauce

This Asian-inspired pesto is just the kind of back-pocket sauce a chef loves to have on hand to perk up a variety of dishes. I toss it wi...

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Miso-Marinated Black Cod with Sesame Spinach

This Japanese method for preparing fish has been around for a long time, but it became trendy after superstar chef Nobu Matsuhisa made it...

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Sesame Spinach

This is my version of the sushi bar favorite Goma-ae. The secret is to infuse aromatics into the spinach as it cooks, then squeeze all t...

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Pimentón Chicken with Piquillo Pepper Sauce

This recipe is a great example of bistro cooking, Spanish style. Chefs don’t always work with the rarest, most expensive foods. They are ...

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Dry-Aged Steaks with Smashed Yukon Potatoes and Buttered Leeks

A good chef knows that less can be more. Treating a good ingredient simply is sometimes the key to unlocking great flavor. Here, I showca...

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Balsamic-Roasted Mushrooms

Chefs know that roasting vegetables is a great way to concentrate their flavors. Tomatoes, small onions, and mushrooms are roasting favo...

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Minted Couscous with Pomegranate Seeds

Couscous makes an easy, elegant platform for grilled chicken, pork chops, lamb, shrimp, or other main dish foods. Mint gives this versio...

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Fresh Basil Ratatouille

Taking a little extra time with individual ingredients coaxes the best from each. The result is an exciting dish with lots of flavor var...

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Honey-Roasted Root Vegetables

Great chefs have the talent for turning simple, seasonal ingredients into spectacular dishes. This is one way I have learned from my che...

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Lemon-Lime Parfait with Raspberries

The lemon-lime curd can be prepared up to a day ahead, making for quick-and-easy assembly at serving time. It’s easy and elegant, rich ye...

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Black and White Tiramisù

Restaurants are often the setting for celebrations and have at least one show-stopping dessert on the menu for a grand finale. Here’s my ...

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