Dinner Party

Recipes for a Dinner Party and Wedding

Drew Glover • November 1, 2017
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1. Matt Gandin's White Shrimp Ceviche
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Gandin’s vibrant green ceviche, lashed with lime juice and some heat from Serrano chiles, is an easy starter for a summer party.
2. Michael Tusk’s English Pea Risotto
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To make this super springy risotto, Michael Tusk of Quince and Cotogna uses every part of the pea — the pods go into a light pea stalk, the blanched peas become a brilliant green puree, and the flowers and shoots become a lovely garnish.
3. Easy Caramel Sauce
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Join Chef Matt Gandin and discover how to make caramel with one, simple ingredient you probably already have laying around your house. Top your vanilla bean ice cream or green apples with this succulent sauce.
4. Easy 5-Ingredient Vinaigrette
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Take your salad to the next level with this simple but delicious vinaigrette technique from award winning Chef, Craig Stoll.
5. Melissa Perello's Kale Salad With Fennel, Celery & Feta
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In Melissa Perello’s hands, a simple kale salad is anything but boring.
6. Suzette Gresham’s Italian Tomato Eggs
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This recipe for eggs are poached in a simple, plain tomato sauce, is a favorite of Acquerello chef Suzette Gresham’s family.
7. Delfina's Spaghetti Pomodoro
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Sixteen years after opening Delfina, the restaurant’s signature spaghetti remains on the menu, a simple dish with a cult following.
8. Tom McNaughton's Homemade Ricotta
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There is no simpler cheese to make at home than ricotta, which takes all of 10 minutes and is legions better than store-bought.
9. Slow Cooking 101: Asian-Inspired Chicken
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Made with just 5 simple ingredients this moist and savory rotisserie chicken will be a hit with the entire family.
10. Duck Confit
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Duck Confit is a very popular french dish, developed during a time when preserving meat was a seasonal necessity. The word “Confit” is derivative of the French verb confire, “to preserve.” To confit, is to slow cook meat it in it’s own fat, leaving you with EXTREMELY tender meat. Take a chance and give it a try!
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