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These fantastic dishes include spinach and ricotta gnudi with tomato-butter sauce and almond-crusted chicken wings.
The quality of the seafood is key in this lemony, piquant dish. April Bloomfield recommends seeking out day-boat scallops, caught by fishermen who return from a day at sea with supremely fresh scallops that haven’t been treated with any kind of preservative. Instead of being milky white, they’re almost coral-colored.