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September 5, 2014
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  Imagine the psychadelic lovechild of broccoli and cauliflower with lime green British punk hair and you have something close to romanesco.   Romanesco broccoli is an edible flower with distinctive pointy green florets. Cavolo broccolo romanesco, as it is known in Italian, has become increasingly popular in American cooking in the last decade. But this…

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September 4, 2014
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So you can look like a total rock star next time you’re ordering antipasti, learn what’s behind the salumi names, from lomo to guanciale and beyond, and how best to enjoy each one. (And in case you missed it, check out what Chi Spacca’s Chad Colby had to say on the subject.)     Bresaola: One…

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September 3, 2014
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      Much like Brie is to French cheeses, prosciutto has become the household name of the Italian cured meats, ubiquitous in restaurants and for purchase even in big box supermarkets. But what about the rest of the salumi? Before we breakdown the terms, we chat salumi with chef Chad Colby of chi SPACCA,…

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September 2, 2014
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IN ORDER TO CREATE A DELICIOUS LOOKING (AND TASTING) RECIPE, YOU FIRST HAVE TO MASTER THE TECHNIQUES!

WATCH THIS: HOW TO MAKE VINAIGRETTE   COOK THIS: FARRO WITH CUCUMBERS    

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August 29, 2014
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  In case you missed them, here are some of our most popular How-To Tuesday videos to inspire your Labor Day eats. Enjoy the long weekend, everyone. Wheeee!!   Labor Day means you should turn up the fire and grill one of these bad boys…     or one of these bad boys…    …

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August 27, 2014
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In order to create a delicious looking (and tasting) recipe, you first have to master the techniques! Learning how to chop an onion is cooking 101 – you need to master this in order to make many many dishes. Learn how to do it here!   WATCH THIS: HOW TO CHOP AN ONION       COOK THIS: SWEET CORN…

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August 25, 2014
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We’re very excited to announce that we will take over the food and beverage program at the Maritime Hotel! Stay tuned for details…   BATALI AND BASTIANICH HOSPITALITY GROUP ANNOUNCES PROJECT AT CHELSEA’S HISTORIC MARITIME HOTEL   New York, NY (August 25, 2014) — Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, owners of B&B Hospitality Group (B&BHG), announce…

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August 18, 2014

In order to create a delicious looking (and tasting) recipe, you first have to master the techniques! Never underestimate the glory of fresh herbs.  To make your garnish as beautiful as it is tasty, use the classic technique of chiffonade.   WATCH THIS: HOW TO CHIFFONADE       COOK THIS: FRIED ZUCCHINI FLOWERS WITH PARMIGIANO & THYME…

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August 13, 2014

    Bonus question: Where and what was in the most memorable glass of wine you drank in the last year?   ANSWER: WHAT: ar.pe.pe. valtellina superiore grumello “rocca de piro” 2006 WHERE: at the ar.pe.pe. winery in sondrio, valtellina, italy   To read the rest of David Lynch’s Inquisition on Medium, click here. David Lynch is the owner/sommelier of…

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August 7, 2014
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  A brand-new “The High Road with Mario Batali” is now available on Hulu!   Join Mario as he takes us on a journey to some of New York City’s most fascinating gems with some of its most fascinating people. “The High Road with Mario Batali” airs every Thursday at 12am midnight (PDT) on Hulu.   Today Mario and…

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