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September 19, 2014
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  In addition to the magic of a well-made drink, there is something truly special about hotel bars, especially the ones that stand the test of time and offer something unique or transporting, like the Four Seasons in New York. Here are five other iconic bars around the world that come to mind.    …

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September 19, 2014
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Even though summer has not quite ended, I’m already mourning the end of tomato season and the sheer bounty of produce available at the market. But the beauty of the Hudson Valley is its variety. A new crop is almost in bloom.   Italians have a love of mushrooms. They have for generations. During autumn…

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September 19, 2014
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  Our mom makes this cake every year for Dad’s birthday. The tradition is that she always makes a mistake and that the cake is never perfect. Though she always messes up, it always tastes good and this is a great recipe. You’ll need a 9-inch angel food cake pan for this cake.

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September 18, 2014
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Made from parsley, lemon zest, and toasted pine nuts, gremolata is traditionally served atop Italian braised veal shanks to add zest and a final dash of flavor

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September 18, 2014
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    Just made a batch of gremolata for Osso Bucco and not sure what to do with the rest? Don’t chuck it. Though gremolata, made from parsley, lemon zest, and toasted pine nuts is traditionally served atop Italian braised veal shanks to add zest and a final dash of flavor, the condiment can also be…

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September 16, 2014
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  America Farm to Table (out on October 7th) explores bucolic landscapes from Maine to Los Angeles and features a variety of farms and farmers growing some of the America’s best food. Images of rolling hills and sweet country breezes generally come to mind when imagining our nation’s foodsheds. But the ever-growing concept of urban and rooftop farming…

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September 15, 2014
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  WATCH THIS: HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE FARFALLE     COOK THIS: FARFALLE WITH SUNDRIED TOMATO & ARUGULA  

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September 11, 2014
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  In a recent installment of The Batali Inquisition, Jody Williams, chef and owner of NYC’s (via Paris) Buvette is asked to describe her perfect meal. Answer? Erbazzone. What is this delicious food that’s considered the perfect meal by one of the most celebrated chefs of the moment? Find out here.   So, simply put, erbazzone…

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The Steve Harvey Show

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
3:00PM - 4:00PM

Mario teaches Steve that vegetables can be delicious with his Creamy Kale Gratin recipe from America Farm to Table!

Signing at Horizon Books in Traverse City

Friday, November 28th, 2014
8:00AM - 11:00AM

Join Mario as he is broadcasts live on the Omelette & Friends morning show on WKLT, from the café of Horizon Books. Customers get to be the live studio audience as Mario does a cooking demonstration!  Once the broadcast is over, Mario will sign his book, America Farm to Table.

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