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Nectarine, Tomato, and Basil Salad With Torn Mozzarella From 'A Change of Appetite'

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In this recipe from her new cookbook, A Change of Appetite, Diana Henry elevates the classic caprese combo of mozzarella, tomato, and basil with the addition of nectarine. The ripe fruit adds a juicy sweetness that I never realized was missing. Dressed with just olive oil and white balsamic, every element shows at its best. So simple, so smart. More

Nectarine, Tomato and Basil Salad With Torn Mozzarella From 'A Change of Appetite'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

In this recipe from her new cookbook, A Change of Appetite, Diana Henry elevates the classic caprese combo of mozzarella, tomato, and basil with the addition of nectarine. The ripe fruit adds a juicy sweetness that I never realized was missing. Dressed with just olive oil and white balsamic, every element shows at its best. So simple, so smart. More

Win a Copy of 'A Change of Appetite'

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Diana Henry's latest release, A Change of Appetite is a robust compendium of recipes that she created to suit her new, more considered approach to eating. Like many of us in the food world, she struggled to fit her gourmand inclinations into size six expectations. After years of that boring old battle, she changed her thinking and her appetite followed: no punishing diets or fad cleanses, just real, delicious, conscientiously chosen and prepared food. She delivered this book to sate the hunger of those like-minds for whom 'eating well' has a twofold meaning. More

Prosciutto and Taleggio Sandwich With Fig Preserves From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

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Debi Mazar calls this this sandwich from her new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen, co-written with husband Gabriele Corcos, "sexy." And there is something a little sultry about how the salty, fat-licked prosciutto, the funky cheese, the bracing radicchio, and the sweet fig jam come together. More

Prosciutto and Taleggio Sandwich With Fig Preserves From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

Debi Mazar calls this this sandwich from her new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen, co-written with husband Gabriele Corcos, "sexy." And there is something a little sultry about how the salty, fat-licked prosciutto, the funky cheese, the bracing radicchio, and the sweet fig jam come together. More

Roasted Pork Loin From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

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Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos make a fine pork chop, but in this recipe from their new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen, it's the sauce that's the star. More

Roasted Pork Loin From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos make a fine pork chop, but in this recipe from their new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen, it's the sauce that's the star. More

Grilled Squid With Arugula and Grapefruit Vinaigrette From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

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I love the idea of this salad from Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos' new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen. Charred calamari, grapefruit, fennel, and arugula—how can you go wrong? More

Grilled Squid With Arugula and Grapefruit Vinaigrette From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

I love the idea of this salad from Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos' new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen. Charred calamari, grapefruit, fennel, and arugula—how can you go wrong? More

Pici All'Aglione From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

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This pasta recipe from Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen, the new cookbook by Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos, is a great example of the kind of food they promote: rustic, accessible, affordable, and delicious. More

Pici All'Aglione From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 11 comments

This pasta recipe from Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos's new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen, is a great example of the kind of food they promote: rustic, accessible, affordable and delicious. More

Win a Copy of 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

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Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen, the new cookbook by actress Debi Mazar and her Tuscan husband, Gabriele Corcos, has a lot of heart. It covers the meal from antipasti to dolci, and though there's a decent amount of decadence, they tend to gravitate toward nutritious, conscientious eating. More

Hog Mac 'n' Cheese From 'Pitt Cue and Co.: The Cookbook'

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I had to put on my elastic-waist-banded pants just to read the recipe for the Hog Mac 'N' Cheese from Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook. There's over a pound of cheese. There's whole milk and butter, of course. And then there's the hog: Cooked pork belly, cut into what they refer to as "quivering chunks." It all sounds amazing, if artery-clogging. And it almost was. More

Whole Spicy Smoked Roast Chicken From 'Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook'

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This chicken won the Fourth of July. The recipe, from Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook by Tom Adams, Simon Anderson, Jaime Berger and Richard H. Turner, sounded delicious on the page: A whole bird, rested overnight in chipotle and garlic pastes, maple syrup, butter, and Pitt Cue's aromatic, spicy-sweet house rub, which is slow-smoked until perfectly burnished. Yes, please. More

Whole Spicy Smoked Roast Chicken From 'Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 13 comments

This chicken won the Fourth of July. The recipe, from Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook, sounded delicious on the page: A whole bird, rested overnight in chipotle and garlic pastes, maple syrup, butter, and Pitt Cue's aromatic, spicy-sweet House Rub, then slow-smoked until perfectly burnished. Yes, please. More

Beef Ribs From 'Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook'

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The four partners from the London BBQ restaurant Pitt Cue Co. are serious about their meat. In the new (to the U.S.) Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook, they strongly encourage homecooks to get serious, too. This recipe turned out smoky, unctuous, crazy flavorful ribs. It is one of the simpler preparations in the book, requiring only the ribs and the House Rub; sauce is optional and unnecessary. More

House Rub From 'Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 2 comments

This fragrant, sweet, gently spicy dry rub makes several appearances in the pages of Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook. This week, we'll use it as the sole seasoning on their outstanding Beef Ribs and as a defining element in the wet rub for the Whole Spicy Smoked Roast Chicken. More

Crispy Pickled Shiitake From 'Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook'

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The Pitt Cue Co. chefs were wowed by the pickled mushrooms they tried at Momofuku in NYC. So wowed that the only way to take them up a notch was to deep-fry those suckers. They share the recipe for their uber-umami Crispy Pickled Shiitake in Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook, and it is totally worth the effort. More

Crispy Pickled Shiitake From 'Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 2 comments

The Pitt Cue Co. chefs were wowed by the pickled mushrooms they tried at Momofuku in NYC. So wowed that the only way to take them up a notch was to deep-fry those suckers. They share the recipe for their uber-umami Crispy Pickled Shiitake in Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook, and it is totally worth the effort. More

Pickled Shiitakes From 'Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

These intense, soy-soaked mushrooms from Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook, were inspired by chef David Chang's Asian-inflected pickles at Momofuku in NYC. The Pitt Cue crew take them a step further by deep-frying them in this week's killer Crispy Pickled Shiitakes. More

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