Focaccia Panzanella – Not Just for Leftover Bread Anymore

Making panzanella with any kind of leftover bread is always a great idea, especially when fresh, summer tomatoes are sweet, and plentiful, but making one with leftover focaccia took this rustic Tuscan salad to a whole new level. Not only was the bread more flavorful, but the olive oil content in the bread prevented it from…to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Focaccia Panzanella please follow this link to become a member.)

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Big Bubble Focaccia – No Kneading, But a Lot of Everything Else

Just because a bread recipe is “no knead” doesn’t mean it’s no work. It just means we don’t knead, which is definitely the case here, since this dough is way, way too wet for that kind of thing, but we do fold, and stretch, and turn, and pull, and wait, and wait, and wait. So, if you were looking for fast and easy, this is not the…to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Big Bubble Focaccia please follow this link to become a member.)

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Pasta all’Amatriciana – It’s the Best

There’s no way to actually win an argument about which pasta sauce or pasta dish is Italy’s best, but that’s not really the point. Arguing is fun, especially with Italians, and just being able to passionately make your case, more than makes the effort worthwhile. I tried to do that in this Pasta all’Amatriciana video, although it was really more… to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Pasta all’Amatriciana, please follow this link to become a member.)

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The Best Fresh Garden Tomato Sauce – Seasonal Snobbery

As you know, I’m not above opening a can of tomatoes, or jar of prepared sauce to use with pasta, or in some other video recipe related application. In fact, I do it proudly, with zero shame, but when it’s the middle of fresh tomato season, and the vines in our garden are heavy with this glorious… to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Fresh Garden Tomato Sauce, please follow this link to become a member.)

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The Farmer’s Frittata – Just Like Grandpa (Almost) Used to Make

I love all types of omelets, but the humble frittata is probably my favorite style. One of my earliest food memories is that of my grandfather making and serving me a frittata loaded with fresh garden vegetables. Besides loving the taste, and welcomed break from milk and cereal, I was fascinated by… to read the rest of Chef John’s article about The Farmer’s Frittata, please follow this link to become a member.)

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That Zucchini Spaghetti Stanley Tucci Loves (Spaghetti alla Nerano) – As Good as Advertised

SI get a fair number of video ideas watching food travel television shows, and during these productions, it’s not uncommon for the host to heap praise on the local offerings, but Stanley Tucci, in his new show, “Searching for Italy,” took this to another level, calling the dish, “life changing,” “unbelievable,” and “one of the best things I’ve ever eaten.” I love a… to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Zucchini Spaghetti, please follow this link to become a member.)

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