Ilene Rosen

These tender sweet-and-tart peppers make a great accompaniment to almost any kind of grilled meat or thick fish fillets. The peppers can be served whole, stems and all. More Delicious, Quick Side Dishes
This dish, from chef Ilene Rosen at the City Bakery in New York City, matches chicken with the classic NYC street-vendor combo: pretzels and mustard.For a crisp topping, it's essential to use thick, hard pretzels, such as the sourdough or handmade versions.Plus: More Chicken Recipes and Tips
Four Pea Salad with Scallops
Rating: Unrated
The wonderful, playful twist here is the topping of spicy, crunchy, crushed wasabi peas. More Terrific Salads
Chef Ilene Rosen lives near Manhattan's Chinatown and often finds inspiration and ingredients in the local markets, like rice noodles, pickled mustard greens and fermented black beans.Plus: More Pasta Recipes and Tips