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James Beard Semifinalists

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Leek-and-Mushroom Croquettes

Outstanding Chef semifinalist: Jerry Traunfeld

Dried porcini mushrooms flavor these crisp, creamy-centered croquettes, which Traunfeld serves in walnut-size balls. An easier way: Use shiitake mushrooms in place of porcini, and make the croquettes larger for a vegetarian main course.

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