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February 12, 2015

WATCH THIS: HOW TO use a mandoline   COOK THIS: zach’s escarole salad      

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February 5, 2015
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When we conjure inspiration for a meatless antipasti spread, we think of hardy starches that give hungry carnivores like us something to work with. The Jerusalem artichoke, also known as the sunchoke, is substantial but with a delicate flavor unlike potatoes. Despite its name, this versatile ingredient has nothing to do with the artichoke. In fact,…

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February 5, 2015
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Made with Mario Batali Coffee by La Colombe

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February 3, 2015
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by Chad Colby, executive chef chi Spacca

When you have the time, the warm, deep flavors of a good braise can be a wonderful wintertime indulgence. Start with a hard sear on your meat, then layer the flavors to create something that’s both complex and comforting.

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February 3, 2015

Once you pull your braise out of the oven, you’ll need to know the next steps.  Finish a braise like a chef with the expert guidance of Chad Colby, Executive Chef at Chi Spacca.  First tip: baste the heck out of it!!   Check out Chef Chad Colby of Chi Spacca’s stellar recipe, Lamb Braise…

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January 27, 2015

Click play to watch the episodes, cook the dishes, and explore the inspiration behind the music.     Mario talks with iconic musicians about creativity, creation and the similarities between music and food.

January 26, 2015

Watch Perry Farrell and Mario Batali on Feedback Kitchen or scroll down!

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January 20, 2015

Watch Flea with Mario Batali on Feedback Kitchen or scroll down now

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"A great chef is a great cook who can also organize and operate a business or kitchen."

What’s Happening

Good Morning America

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
8:00AM - 9:00AM

Mario joins his good friends at GMA for a fun cooking segment you won't want to miss!

Chefs for Kids' Cancer

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Mario joins 25 acclaimed chefs, 400 guests and 11,900 cookies at Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City for the 3rd Annual Chefs for Kids' Cancer gala to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Mario will share some brief words about the importance of raising funds for childhood cancer research. The generosity of so many chefs, sponsors, donors and supporters make it possible to join together and live out our mission to help children battling cancer. We believe TOGETHER WE CAN.

Food Bank for New York City's CAN DO Awards

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Save the date for an evening with Mario. Susi and the Food Bank for New York City, honoring our partners in the fight against hunger. For information, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities, please contact events@foodbanknyc.org or 212-566-7855


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