laura rege headshot tossing salad
laura rege headshot tossing salad

Laura Rege

Laura Rege is a classically trained chef and veteran of both the Martha Stewart and Food & Wine test kitchens. For the past 15 years, Laura has been creating recipes and styling food for magazines, cookbooks, and food-driven websites.

Expertise: Food Styling, Recipe Development

Experience: Laura Rege is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute and has worked in Michelin-starred restaurants in New York City. After serving as a senior member of the editorial teams at Food & Wine and Martha Stewart Living, Laura now runs her own company contributing mouthwatering recipes, food styling, and writing for media and food brands. Her work can be found in Shape and Rachael Ray In Season, among others. When she isn't in the kitchen, Laura is most likely still thinking about food, while scouting out the best new restaurants and products or traveling.
Overripe bananas add flavor and decadence to this classic cake-like dessert. Serve with unsweetened whipped cream to balance the sweet dates and toffee sauce.Slideshow: More Banana Recipes
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This earthy French classic with smoked sausages, greens lentils and pungent mustard vinaigrette is custom-tailored for winter weekends in front of the fire. Updated twist: toasted walnuts add great crunch. Slideshow: More Lentil Recipes 
Roasting mushrooms concentrates their flavor, while dry vermouth offers an aromatic kick to this otherwise classic risotto. Slideshow: More Risotto Recipes 
Spicy Kimchi Tofu Stew
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Stop at a Korean market on the way home from work, and you can have this soothing, vibrant dish on the table in 30 minutes. Slideshow: More Tofu Recipes 
Pork Braised in Milk
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Slow-cooking pork shoulder in milk creates succulent meat and a silky, caramelized sauce. Unless the dairy curdles. What to do? A pinch of baking soda works as a stabilizer. Serve with crusty bread. Slideshow: More Pork Shoulder Recipes 
This excellent take on ga kho gung, Vietnamese caramelized chicken with ginger and fish sauce, is sweetened with shallots, garlic, and palm sugar. Slideshow: More Chicken Leg Recipes 
Dry pasta and meatballs get baked with mozzarella and marinara in this genius shortcut recipe. Slideshow: More Rigatoni Recipes 
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Hungarian Goulash
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Hungarian paprika and caraway seeds jump-start the flavor development of this comforting stew. Slideshow: More Stew Recipes 
Flash-roasted broccoli and onion stand up to the salty one-two punch of capers and fish sauce. Slideshow: More Broccoli Recipes 
Dry pasta and meatballs get baked with mozzarella and marinara in this genius shortcut recipe. Slideshow: More Rigatoni Recipes 
Hungarian Goulash
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Hungarian paprika and caraway seeds jump-start the flavor development of this comforting stew. Slideshow: More Stew Recipes 
Flash-roasted broccoli and onion stand up to the salty one-two punch of capers and fish sauce. Slideshow: More Broccoli Recipes 
Crispy panko breadcrumbs add crunch to this rich and cheesy pasta casserole. Slideshow: More Macaroni and Cheese Recipes 
In this clever and tasty riff on traditional cranberry sauce, Food & Wine’s Laura Rege tosses cranberries with juicy red grapes before roasting in the oven. Slideshow: More Cranberry Recipes 
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Simple roasted vegetables are the perfect dish to dress up for the holidays. Here, Food & Wine’s Laura Rege makes a tangy, slightly sweet and deliciously nutty vinaigrette to match with everything from cauliflower and carrots to brussels sprouts and winter squash. Slideshow: More Roasted Vegetable Recipes 
Pull-Apart Rolls
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Instead of serving traditionally shaped rolls, Food & Wine’s Laura Rege cuts the dough into wedges and arranges them in a baking dish for a fun and unexpected presentation. The tender rolls also get great golden-yellow color from the addition of butter and eggs. Slideshow: More Dinner Roll Recipes 
To celebrate the myriad flavors of autumn, Food & Wine’s Laura Rege layers three separate cakes—pumpkin, candied pecan and cranberry cornmeal—into one giant cake, all finished with a luscious cream cheese frosting. It’s got a little something for everyone at the Thanksgiving table. Slideshow: More Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes 
 The combination of buttery avocado oil and bracing honey vinegar (made from mead) makes for a fantastic vinaigrette in this crunchy, colorful and delicious salad. Slideshow: More Persimmon Recipes 
Food & Wine’s Laura Rege combines some of fall’s best flavors in this rustic whole-wheat pasta dish. For the best results, seek out a great-quality unrefined hazelnut oil, which imbues the whole dish with a lovely nuttiness. Slideshow: More Butternut Squash Recipes 
For her addictive short rib and shiitake skewers, Food & Wine’s Laura Rege does a very quick and simple marinade of mirin, vinegar, sake, soy sauce and brown sugar, which imparts a fantastic sweet and salty flavor to the dish. Slideshow: More Short Rib Recipes 
This version of hot-and-sour soup from Food & Wine’s Laura Rege is light and brothy, with juicy little shrimp-and-pork meatballs throughout. Slideshow: More Meatball Soup Recipes 
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Berry Vinegar Tart
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In this clever riff on lemon pie, Food & Wine’s Laura Rege fills a crunchy graham cracker crust with a sweet and tangy curd made with blackberry vinegar, fresh raspberries and a hint of virgin coconut oil. It’s ideal for anyone who enjoys a dessert with some pucker. Slideshow: More Pie and Tart Recipes 
Crispy Potato Tarte Flambée
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This variation on the classic Alsatian flatbread includes the traditional toppings of crème fraîche, bacon and onion, but Food & Wine's Laura Rege also includes slices of crisp potato and a vibrant drizzle of malt vinegar at the end. Slideshow: More Potato Recipes 
Chorizo-and-Fig Salad
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This fantastic salad from Food & Wine’s Laura Rege combines crisp roasted fingerling potatoes and chorizo with fresh, sweet figs, crunchy fennel and sharp arugula. Slideshow: More Chorizo Recipes 
Fried Zucchini Chips
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These fried zucchini chips from Food & Wine's Laura Rege are crispy and perfect alongside a glass of wine or a cocktail. Slideshow: More Zucchini Recipes 
Food & Wine’s Laura Rege stuffs her pork loin with a tasty combination of toasted rye bread, apples and pumpkin seeds. To serve the juicy roast, she drizzles it with luscious unrefined pumpkin seed oil. Slideshow: More Pork Loin Recipes 
Extra-juicy and crispy pan-fried chicken tenders are hard to resist, but Food & Wine’s Laura Rege ups the ante by serving them alongside a spectacularly bright and creamy vinegar aioli for dipping. Slideshow: More Fast Chicken Recipes 
Apple-Pomegranate Cobbler
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This juicy and bright apple cobbler is just the right amount of sweet, with an irresistibly tender and crunchy crust on top. Slideshow: More Cobbler Recipes