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This is one of my favorite, versatile recipes for both grill and oven,” says executive chef Michael Weisshaupt of Crystal Springs Resort, where the NJ Wine and Food Festival will be held March 30-April 1, honoring famed chef Thomas Keller. “It’s an easy dish to make and plate, and the papillote technique ensures a moist and delicious fish.”...
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Daniel Rosati leads gustatory tours of his famous neighborhood, the Ironbound....
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This is an enchanting little treat that is rich but also refreshing,” says Peter Turso, executive chef of Ursino in Union. “We use local organic eggs and fresh cream to get great results. Rather than add juice to this custard we make a puree of kumquats which adds an intensity of flavor and does not “water down” the custard.”...
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This dish was conceived after a diner requested something with a high level of spice and heat,” says Peter Turso, executive chef of Ursino in Union. “I was reluctant to just add to one of our existing dishes, so I created this offering, which was delightedly received.”...
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To me, similar colors in food means similar and harmonious densities of flavor,” says Peter Turso, executive chef of Ursino in Union. “In this case I saw a match in the striking crimson hues of tuna and pomegranate. The two flavors co-exist separately on the palate, but also harmonize to create something delicious and beautiful, like a chord in music.”...
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British Cuisine Recipes

By Brian Yarvin | February 21, 2012
Recipes for bubble and squeak, cockleekie soup and Scotch eggs. ...
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This popular cake is a cross between a molten chocolate cake and a brownie,” says Adam R. Weiss, executive chef of Esty Street in Park Ridge. “At Esty Street, I set the plate with a shot glass of cocoa fudge sauce topped with whipped cream alongside a scoop of house-made mint chocolate chunk ice cream.”...
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For good food, writes Brian Yarvin, Brits can look proudly to their traditions....
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This is without a doubt one of our most popular seafood entrees,” says Adam R. Weiss, executive chef of Esty Street in Park Ridge. “Coming up with different preparations is always a challenge. I thought that a risotto would pair very nicely with the scallops, but I decided to put a more rustic spin on the entree by using the Italian grain, farro, instead of canaroli rice.”...
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Parisian Gnocchi is an inspired starter that came from the idea of having a pasta-like dish on the menu that is comforting and familiar,” says chef Adam R. Weiss of Esty Street in Park Ridge. “Beef Stroganoff came to me as the center point using the classic ingredients: filet mignon tips, mushrooms, caramelized onions, and sour cream.”...
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Wild Mushroom “Chawanmushi”

By | January 25, 2012
This dish came about after the owner of Esty Street, Kim Costagliola, attended a dinner party at which chef David Bouley made a mushroom flan with miso and truffles,” says chef Adam R. Weiss of Esty Street Restaurant in Park Ridge. “This dish inspired me to create an appetizer based around the idea of a savory flan called chawanmushi." ...
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Co-owner: Mark Pascal, New Brunswick; Nonna Catherine Lombardi, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn....
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"Who doesn't love potatoes?" asks Andrew "Drew" Araneo, chef/owner of Drew's Bayshore Bistro in Keyport. "These spuds are based on the classic Stuffed, Twice Baked Potatoes. Normally a side dish isn't supposed to pack a full days worth of calories, but once in a while these potatoes are just what you need!"...
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Chef | Rosaria Iovino, Girasole, Atlantic City Mamma | Concetta Conti, Afragola, Naples, Italy...
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Chef Francesco Palmieri of The Orange Squirrel learned a lot about cooking from his mother, Consiglia Palmieri. ...
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Chef Luca Valerin of Osteria Giotto Learned A Lot About Cooking From His Mamma Graziella Varotto and His Nonna Esterina Schiavon...
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Thursday was family pasta night at Grandma Emma Melker’s....
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Chef Luigi Basile of La Locanda in Voorhees learned a lot about cooking from his Nonna Maria Vincenza Basile...
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Chef Franco Lombardo of Sapori Trattoria in Collingswood learned a lot about cooking from his Sicilian Nonna Anna Prestigiacomo. ...
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Pass the Pasta

By Daniel Loughmiller | January 16, 2012
Jersey is blessed with many compelling Italian restaurants. here are 16 of our favorites....
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