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November 25, 2015

Need some last-minute Thanksgiving recipes that are sure to blow your guests’ socks off? No problem, we’ve got your back with these top five staff picks. Click the links below for recipes and How-To videos!!    FOCACCIA AND TURKEY STUFFING   FRESH CRANBERRY SAUCE    HOMEMADE MASHED POTATOES    BRUSSELS SROUTS TWO WAYS!!   BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH PECORINO AND THYME…

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November 24, 2015
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The most wonderful time of the year is here, and we urge you to take on Thanksgiving with these basic skills in your back pocket!! Watch our How-To’s below!    1. roast a turkey 2. carve a turkey 3. prep leeks 4. prep butternut squash 5. roast garlic

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November 23, 2015

MARIO’S THANKSGIVING MENU   Cocktail Hour + Hors D’oeuvres   Cava and Pomegranate Aperitif   Oysters 2 ways, Clams in Gumbo, Salumi Salami   The Main Event   New Orleans Red Beans & Rice Stuff Turkey with Sazerac Gravy   Cornbread Stuffing with Jalapeño and Andouille   Country Ham and Truffle Gravy Clinton’s Hashbrown Frittata with…

November 2, 2015
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When the leaves start turning and the nights become longer, I know my little onions are back and ready for some good cooking, and I could not be happier. A smaller, flat, pale onion, the cipolline flesh is slightly mild and the skins are papery thin. Ranging from pale yellow to light brown, they…

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October 5, 2015

A great amount of time and work goes into the creation of everything we eat. Food is sacred, and those people who create and provide and cook our food hold an incredibly important place in our lives, even if we don’t always notice.   In northern Michigan, the Bardenhagen family grows Honey Crisp and Gala…

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October 1, 2015

After eighteen years of raising hungry boys in my kitchen, I seldom have leftovers when pasta water and cold butter are paired as the base of a sauce. In an act of kitchen artistry, every plate is licked clean and I barely have to put any elbow grease into the dirty dish aftermath. My pennette…

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September 28, 2015
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WATCH THIS: HOW TO shuck scallops COOK THIS: sea scallops alla caprese

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"Once you've put your groceries in the car, the quality of your dinner has already been decided."

What’s Happening

On Air with Ryan Seacrest

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Mario joins Ryan Seacrest on his daily radio program to talk all things World AIDS Day, (RED) and the opening of his NYC restaurant, La Sirena!

Bal Masque

Friday, January 8th, 2016

A celebration of New Orleans' Creole carnival roots, capturing the spirit of a classic Bal Masqué with music, dance and food. Mario is joining Chefs Link and Stryjewski for an exclusive dinner at Calcasieu. He'll craft a menu featuring signature dishes from his vast Italian repertoire. This evening offers a unique opportunity for 150 guests to support the Link Stryjewski Foundation at an intimate dinner, being offered as a Bal Masque ticket enhancement at $500 per person.


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