Mary Beth Clark

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With a crunchy pine nut topping and oozing melted cheese, Fennel, Apple, and Potato Gratin makes a scrumptious casserole for holidays and winter meals.

Raw Tuna Carpaccio with Olive Oil and White Truffles are magical together! It's white truffle season, so buy some sushi-grade or sashimi-grade tuna and enjoy. Sublime!

How To Fire-Roast Whole Eggplant is a venerated multi-cultural technique for making smoked eggplant. Include in mezze, cooked vegetable salads, pasta sauces, casseroles, soups, and stews.

Celebrate the season's harvest with Roasted Fruit and Vegetable Platter of squash, pumpkin, apples, pears, nuts, and pomegranates. Serve as a roasted salad, side dish, or main dish with flat breads, cheese, and wine.

Salsa Verde, Italian Green Sauce, is a fresh parsley sauce loved in Italy. Make in advance, store up to 2 weeks. Great with grilled, poached, or roasted meat, poultry, fish, and vegetables. 

Warm Chocolate Nutella Lava Cake is the perfect chocolate cake dessert. Easy technique with Michelin-star chef tips.

Bumper crop of zucchini? Make Fried Zucchini with Pine Nuts, Chili, Mint, and Basil Leaves. It's great with pasta or grains, as a side dish or savory bed for grilled fish, meat, or poultry.

Butternut Squash Tarte Tatin with Nuts, Amaretti, and Chocolate tastes divine. The only cooking you do is melt a pat of butter, then assemble, and bake. It is a spectacular dessert.

Roasted Red Snapper with Wild Fennel, Sweet Lime, and spicy Romesco Sauce hits the summer spot. Easy, breezy, and so delicious. 

Smoked Ham Mousse with juicy apricots, nectarines, and peaches is the essence of summer. Make this no-cook dish in advance.

Sicilian Potato Salad with Onions, Capers, Oregano, and Lemon Zest is ideal for summer cookouts and grilled seafood, meats, and poultry.

Grilled Bavette with Urfa Biber (Isot Biber or Isot Pepper) and Salmuera is the quintessential steak-lover's delight!

Romesco Sauce is a classic Spanish sauce of roasted almonds, peppers, and tomatoes with a splash of vinegar. Great for cookouts.

Become a Grill Master with Salmuera, Argentina's brine for basting meats while grilling. With herbs, garlic, and peppers, it is perfect for ribs, steaks.

Toss Pasta with Juicy Grilled Steak Cubes. Add bleu cheese, bacon, and creamy garlic dressing. This warm weather pasta is a great summer party dish.

A classic Roman specialty, Peas and Prosciutto with Lettuce celebrates Spring with sweet, tender peas. Enjoy as a wonderful seasonal antipasto, main dish, or side dish.

 


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