Browsing Category FAMOUS CHEFS’ RECIPES I LOVE

Lydia’s Ravioli with Lemon Butter Sauce and Pistachios

CHEF LYDIA BASTIANICH is a favorite chef of mine! This is on her menu at her EATALY restaurants in downtown and midtown NYC.   I loved it so much that I ordered it whenever I visited! I had to learn to make it at home!   WOW!   Her recipe for it is so SIMPLE and EASY to make!  The delicious sauce takes just 5 MINUTES…

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Large Pearl Tapioca Pudding

CHEF ALTON BROWN has the BEST method for making Large Pearl Tapioca Pudding! If you are a tapioca fan and have never had the large pearls, try them! I like large pearls much better than small pearls. I first tasted creamy large pearl tapioca pudding in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at several famous restaurants there when I was about 13 years old.  I love tapioca pudding and…

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Potato Chip Cookies, Paula Deen’s

Potato Chip Cookies, specifically PAULA DEEN’S, are so-oo good, so buttery! I’ve tried a few recipes for this and hers is my favorite. They are SUPER-FAST to make! Mix the dough in UNDER 5 MINUTES! So few ingredients! You probably have them in your kitchen already. These are a BIG hit! I can’t get over how much people really, really love them! Hard to go…

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Popovers-The BEST!

Chef John of Allrecipes has a foolproof technique for making the BEST, airy, spongy, yet delicate popovers ever! He puts them in a COLD OVEN first, then turns up the heat. I love it! It’s genius! They turn out perfectly every time! No more soggy doughy results! My husband is a big fan of popovers, and I love them too! A Little Popover History: The…

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Barbara Bush’s Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I like to try recipes from the White House chefs and favorite recipes of presidents and first ladies. They are usually great recipes! In honor of First Lady Barbara Bush, I tried this White House recipe at the time of her passing in April, 2018, and I am very glad I did! They are really delicious!  They are very buttery, crispy on the outside and…

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Polenta ~ Soft Boiled

Servings: 8      Makes:  4 cups       Cook Time:  10 minutes POLENTA , a yellow cornmeal made CHEF ALTON BROWN’S WAY is unusual and foolproof to get it soft and creamy the way I like it! I had never seen it done his way! It guarantees me a perfectly soft texture without any clumps!  Cornmeal tends to clump more than cream of…

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