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Basic Pasta

Makes 1 1/4 pounds dough Ingredients 14 oz (3 cups) all-purpose or tipo 00 flour 4 large eggs Directions Combine the flour and eggs by hand or using a machine. Knead until all of the ingredients are well combined and the dough is smooth and elastic. Wrap the dough in […]

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Chicken Breast With Fines Herbes Sauce

 Makes 4 servings Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 8 oz each) Kosher salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed All-purpose flour, as needed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons minced shallots 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup heavy cream Cornstarch […]

Grilling

Chicken Yakitori

Makes 8 portions Chicken Skewers Ingredients 8 (8-inch) bamboo skewers 1 lb chicken livers, cut into 3/4-in pieces 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 3/4-in pieces 8 green onions, cut into 3/4-in pieces Yakitori Sauce Ingredients 3/4 cup sake 1 cup mirin 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons dark […]

Sandwiches

Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur (Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich) Makes 8 servings Béchamel Sauce Ingredients 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups whole milk Directions Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat and whisk in flour. Cook flour until raw smell is gone, about 2 minutes. Whisk in […]

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Pasta Sheets For Lasagna, Cannelloni & Rotolo

Makes 1 pound of dough Ingredients 10 oz (2 1/4 cups) all-purpose or tipo 00 flour 3 medium eggs Directions Combine the flour and eggs by hand or using a machine. Knead until all of the ingredients are well combined and the dough is smooth and elastic. Wrap the dough […]

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Risotto

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup minced onion 1 cup Arborio rice 4 cups chicken stock, hot Kosher salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed Directions Heat the butter in a heavy-bottomed, straight-sided sauté pan or a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion […]

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Sautéed Trout A La Meuniere

Makes 5 servings Ingredients 10 trout fillets (3 to 4 oz each) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 11 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 teaspoons chopped flat-leaf parsley Directions Blot the trout dry with […]