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Category: Tyler Florence

Baked Rigatoni with Eggplant and Sausage, Parmigiano Cheese Bread and a Honey and Pignoli Tart that’s to die for.

Last weekend we had a post Thanksgiving dinner party.  Since everyone was pretty well stuffed with Turkey, we wanted something completely different — a crowd-pleaser on a cold night.  So we went for a dinner that’s ‘tutto italiano’ from main course to desert.  Now baked pasta…

Grilled Swordfish with Lemon Aioli and Fennel

          Our friends Beth and Peter are with us from California for a few days and we’re anxious to share some of Long Island’s best with them. This will include the spectacular weather we’re experiencing, our glorious beaches—less crowded now that a lot of…

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

If you’ve read much Chewing the Fat lately, you may remember David Falkowski, our local “Mushroom Man”, who supplies us with wonderfully fresh and dried mushrooms at our local Farmer’s Markets. A couple of weeks ago, while we were at the Saturday morning market in…

Strip Steaks with Brandied Porcini Mushroom Sauce

I love to pan sauté steaks.  They get a really good caramelized topping and they’re very easy to cook.  I realize it may be the height of barbecue season, but it’s really oppressively hot outside.  So I bring this recipe to your attention because you…

Sole Almandine and the perfect accompaniment, Lemon Smashed Potatoes

               I love shopping in Chinatown.  Just coming out of the subway at Grand Street is like being transported to Hong Kong.   Except that the parts of Hong Kong I’m familiar with have a lot more Westerners than New York’s…

Beef Bourguignon courtesy Tyler Florence

          As it hits 70 degrees here in New York today, I realized that this recipe is going to be as out of season as your snow boots if I don’t get it out fast.  And although I don’t want to be the Grinch…