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Tom Colicchio

Won Best New Chef at: Mondrian, New York City (closed)
In this beautiful and super-simple recipe from Tom Colicchio, he makes a marinade with olive oil, chiles and a mess of fresh herbs that he uses to marinate eggplant before and after it's grilled for extra flavor. Try this technique with other vegetables like peppers, summer squash, carrots – whatever is in season and at it's best!
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Corn Relish
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Colicchio makes this sweet-tangy relish with red bell peppers, chiles and freshly shucked corn kernels, which remain crisp during pickling. It’s a fabulous accompaniment to grilled meats and seafood. Slideshow:  More Chicken RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Best New Chefs All-Star Cookbook 
Colicchio served this beloved marmalade with filet mignon when he was chef at New York’s Gramercy Tavern. It now appears in the roast turkey, avocado and bacon on ciabatta at his ’wichcraft sandwich shops. Slideshow: More Beef RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Best New Chefs All-Star Cookbook 
Tom Colicchio was inspired by the smoky flavors of Mexico while filming season 12 of Top Chef. He incorporated many of those elements into the menu at his new restaurant, Beachcraft, at the 1 Hotel in Miami Beach. In this dish, the octopus is first braised in sherry and then the skin is removed to make it extra-tender before it’s finished on the grill and glazed with a tangy ancho chile sauce. Slideshow:  More Grilled Seafood Recipes 
Jicama Salad
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To keep the jicama crisp in this simple, refreshing salad, star chef Tom Colicchio suggests you start with a very firm root and cut the julienne a bit thicker than you usually would. Slideshow:  More Salad Recipes 
This creamy pasta from star chef Tom Colicchio comes together in just minutes, though you’ll have to make the pickled cherries the night before. Slideshow:  More Recipes With Cherries 
Spaghetti with Crab
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Nina Compton, of Top Chef fame and chef at the new Old No. 77 hotel in New Orleans, tosses her bright, lemony pasta with pine nuts and jumbo lump crab, but she sometimes swaps in fresh lobster meat or local Louisiana shrimp. Slideshow:  More Spaghetti Recipes 
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Pickled Cherries
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These tangy pickled cherries from star chef Tom Colicchio are also great served alongside pâté, tossed in a salad or pitted and sprinkled over crostini smeared with fresh ricotta. Slideshow:  More Cherry Recipes 
Apple Cider-Braised Cabbage
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Star chef Tom Colicchio uses both apple cider and apple cider vinegar to braise cabbage wedges so they’re fruity and tangy. This recipe is super-versatile: You can make it with red cabbage instead of green and serve it with a huge array of proteins, from seared scallops or fish to roast pork or chicken. Slideshow:  More Cabbage Recipes 
Spaghetti with Crab
Rating: Unrated
New!
Nina Compton, of Top Chef fame and chef at the new Old No. 77 hotel in New Orleans, tosses her bright, lemony pasta with pine nuts and jumbo lump crab, but she sometimes swaps in fresh lobster meat or local Louisiana shrimp. Slideshow:  More Spaghetti Recipes 
Pickled Cherries
Rating: Unrated
New!
These tangy pickled cherries from star chef Tom Colicchio are also great served alongside pâté, tossed in a salad or pitted and sprinkled over crostini smeared with fresh ricotta. Slideshow:  More Cherry Recipes 
Apple Cider-Braised Cabbage
Rating: Unrated
New!
Star chef Tom Colicchio uses both apple cider and apple cider vinegar to braise cabbage wedges so they’re fruity and tangy. This recipe is super-versatile: You can make it with red cabbage instead of green and serve it with a huge array of proteins, from seared scallops or fish to roast pork or chicken. Slideshow:  More Cabbage Recipes 
Star chef and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio captures the essence of zucchini by braising it quickly and then tossing it with briny olives. Slideshow: Zucchini Recipes 
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Tomato-Ginger Jelly
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Tom Colicchio’s tangy, brightly flavored tomato jelly is great with grilled white fish, roast pork or poached chicken. Slideshow: Tomato Recipes 
According to Tom Colicchio, "Radishes are the unsung heroes of the vegetable world." He has been passionate about them ever since he was a kid in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where he'd pick them from his grandfather's small garden. "Radishes add texture, spice and color," he says. "I was featuring them in dishes at Gramercy Tavern almost 20 years ago, back when no one else was. Radishes are one of those ingredients that I always use when summer rolls around." Here, he tosses them with watermelon, chiles and an Asian fish sauce dressing for a refreshing salad.  Slideshow: Tom Colicchio Recipes 
"Some people get sick of corn, but I never do," Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio says. He serves this mix of corn and roasted red peppers as a salad, but it also makes a terrific relish for grilled fish or poultry. Slideshow: Make-Ahead Picnic Salads 
Steamed Mussels with Tarragon
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One of the first recipes that star chef Tom Colicchio learned to cook, when he was about 13, was a version of these steamed mussels, packed with tomatoes and fresh tarragon. Slideshow: Recipes for Mussels 
In summer, most people don't bother to cook tomatoes. But Tom Colicchio likes to see what flavors he can bring out. "I was just messing around with cherry tomatoes, and I decided to try cooking them low and slow, with garlic," he says. The result: extravagantly juicy tomatoes with amped-up flavor.
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Roasted Tomato Risotto
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Serve this rich-tasting risotto with any grilled seafood. Slideshow:  Great Risotto Recipes 
Dreaming of foods that were perfect in spring brought F&W Editor in Chief Dana Cowin straight to lamb chops. The night of her wedding chef Tom Colicchio served the tiniest of tiny chops, dainty and delicate in flavor, beautifully pink. Everyone got two with morels and asparagus. Delicious, Quick Side Dishes More Amazing Lamb Recipes