These fantastic recipes include star chef Mario Batali's cheese-filled chicken thighs and Jacques Pépin's favorite pound cake.
Food & Wine
May 10, 2013
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Spicy Chicken Cacciatore
The Dish: Although this Italian standard has suffered at the hands of lesser chefs, Barbara Lynch redeems it. She ably deconstructs what is often a heavy sauce into its vivid components: bright red strips of bell pepper, sweet slices of onion, hot pickled peppers and fresh chopped tomatoes.
You haven't really had an authentic Southern restaurant experience until you've had meat-and-three—a choice of meat plus three vegetable side dishes. Here, Bobby Flay bakes chicken—the centerpiece of many a meat-and-three—with a sticky sweet-and-spicy honey glaze inspired by the Savannah Bee Company's tupelo honey.
The Dish: Giuseppe Tentori's quinoa salad is a delightful mix of cucumber, thin green beans, parsley and feta. What makes it special is that Tentori pickles the radishes in red wine vinegar and sugar before tossing them into the salad, where they add a puckery crunch.