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Baby artichokes take a few minutes to prep, but they’re worth the extra effort: A little trimming, and the entire vegetable is edible, unlike larger globe artichokes. Serve baby artichokes alongside pork tenderloin or chicken.
1Fill a large bowl with water and add the lemon juice. Trim the end off of 1 artichoke, leaving a 1/4-inch stem. Snap off the woody outer leaves until only tender pale yellow leaves with green tips remain. Slice off 1/2 inch of the tips and trim off any remaining dark green from the base. Halve lengthwise and immediately submerge in the bowl of lemon water (to prevent discoloration). Repeat with the remaining artichokes.
2Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. When it shimmers, add the garlic and shallot and season with salt and pepper. Cook until the vegetables are just soft but not browned, about 2 minutes. Drain the artichokes and add them to the pan with the measured water, wine, and sprig of thyme (if using instead of basil or parsley).
3Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the artichoke leaves are fork tender and most of the liquid has evaporated, about 35 minutes. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper, and stir in the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil until combined. Sprinkle with basil or parsley (if using instead of thyme) and serve.
Cacio e pepe is a social media sensation. Everywhere you look, there are live-action pasta lifts of creamy, pepper-flecked, twirl-worthy mounds of this classic pasta dish. But this "new" foodie fodder is actually rooted in ancient Roman cuisine. To learn how to make this marvel from scratch, Guillermo travels to New York’s Seaport district to meet with world renowned chef Jordan Frosolone, and learn how he makes his “Best of NYC” (an honor bestowed by New York Magazine) dish. Chef Jordan is currently the executive chef at 10 Corso Como, an imported Italian restaurant/gallery concept that has become a celebrity darling since its opening last year. From its kitchen he shows Guillermo how to make pasta from scratch the traditional way, and how to successfully make this incredibly simple dish, that just requires precision and attention to detail.
These colorful little sandwich cookies turn us all into kids in a candy store. They’re so perfect that the idea of making them is intimidating — but fear not! To learn how to make them, Guillermo met with master pâtissier Jayce Baudry, the executive pastry chef for Daniel Boulud's Épiceries. The chef taught us tricks and techniques to make the process manageable, even for an amateur baker at home.
Store-bought hummus is convenient but you haven't lived until you've made your own. For this episode of Chow-To, we visit chef Eden Grinshpan at her Middle Eastern-inspired restaurant DEZ in New York City to find out how to make hummus that is way better than the kind you'll find in a store. Guillermo and Eden make a traditional version, and then, to make things more interesting, they take it to the next level with Eden’s signature Beet Meze. This delicious vegan, gluten-free, protein-packed base is easier to make than most people think.
For this episode of Take 5, we head to Hollywood where the food and drink scene is often mistakenly overlooked. Our host Joey takes us to five spots that are perfect for anyone in search of a good bite or drink in Tinseltown.
Canned sardines rarely get their due. They’re convenient, sustainable, and healthy — and when used correctly, delicious! Guillermo visited Chef George Mendes at his Michelin Star Restaurant Aldea for a lesson in how to elevate these under-appreciated fish. Watch and learn as he creates an easy yet sophisticated dish that celebrates his mother's home cooking and his Portuguese heritage.
Take 5 is a video series that explores a city’s thriving dining scene, hosted by our very own Joey Skladany. We feature five restaurants in five different categories, hand-picked by five local celebrities and influencers.
In this episode, we head to Atlanta for restaurant picks from reality TV star Ms. Juicy, CBS Sports writer Barrett Sallee, TV and Broadway star Merle Dandridge, CNN/HLN journalist Henna Bakshi, and Joey’s first grade teacher Freda Hubbard Pittard.
Our list includes: MetroFresh, Irby’s Tavern, Yebo Ski/Beach Haus, R. Thomas’ Deluxe Grill,
and Sublime Donuts.