Seared Scallops with Bacon-Braised Chard
“When you learn how to cook scallops with a crisp golden crust, they’re just so good,” says Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard.
Duck with Miso-Almond Butter
After experimenting with miso paste and flavorful Spanish marcona almonds, Stephanie Izard created a delectable nutty-sweet butter that she serves with meaty seared duck breasts.
Halibut with Pork-and-Peanut Ragù and Cilantro Sauce
Stephanie finds that the sweet notes of an off-dry Gewürztraminer pair well with the tamarind in the sauce, “and a beautiful white wine is always nice with halibut.”
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Top Chef Wine Challenge
F&W dared Stephanie Izard, the winner of Top Chef Season 4, to come up with three very different recipes to pair with Gewürztraminer. Here, Stephanie’s three remarkable creations.