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Mario Unclogged: Seven Fishes Shrimp and Pesto

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Most purists in Italy consider any sauce for any fish to be nearly heretical, but in Liguria, the herbacious bath of pesto has the weight of barely floral scented spring and early summer breezes so, the odd exception is often... More

Mario Batali's Latkes With Apple Sauce

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[Photograph: Shutterstock] Mario Batali had never participated in any Hanukkah rituals until he came to New York and met his wife, who loves making a big deal about Hanukkah for their kids. But just because he was a Hanukkah neophyte... More

Mario Unclogged: How to Sauce Pasta

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Mario Batali is funny, passionate, generously spirited, smart as hell, and a great cook. We hope you'll enjoy Unclogged, Mario Batali as you've never seen him before. —Ed Levine More

Mario Unclogged: The Hams of Italy

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Ah, prosciutto di Parma, prosciutto di San Daniele, and prosciutto di Carpegna: three hams from three places, each with its distinct flavor and yet similar technique. In each locale, the hams are salted for 30 to 45 days and then hung in the vaulted rooms and halls to cure for as little as 400 days and as much as 3 years to achieve the delicate balance of pure porcine pleasure and the fragrance of the wind and the dew of the specific geography. I have always found the sweetest hams to come from Friuli, (prosciutto di San Daniele), where I think that the cooler climate allows them the use of a little less salt (in fact, the only ingredient other... More

Mario Unclogged: Marinara Sauce

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My take on marinara sauce (actually the sauce of the seafarers) is a basic tomato sauce. In some places it just means garlic oil and parsley, and in others it is as elaborate as tomatoes, peppers, and lots of herbs.... More

Mario Unclogged: Spaghetti al Pomodoro

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In his debut post on Serious Eats, Mario Batali raves about farmstand tomatoes: "The myth of summer tomatoes will continue, but real cooks know that the maximum flavor raver for the golden love apples' peak of perfection is in fact September and even October." With a quick and easy recipe for Spaghetti al Pomodoro. More

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