Anne Burrell

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  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Pork belly is a favorite in restaurants today, but preparing the cut can be intimidating to home cooks...until now. Chef Anne Burrell takes the mystery out of cooking Pork Belly with her Crispy Mustard Braised Pork Belly recipe. Mustard notes are echoed in a side of Sautéed Mustard Greens, and Plum Cornbread makes a casual dessert Burrell often changes with the seasons.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Have a bistro-worthy hanger steak meal at home with Anne's tried and true techniques. A rub-marinade adds big flavor and proper grilling yields tender meat; Turnip Gratin and elegant Glazed Baby Carrots complete the menu.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Anne Burrell spices up grilled chicken with her take on a harissa marinade. Curried Pumpkin with Caramelized Onions is a seasonal side that's festive for a Halloween supper, and Apple Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is a treat, not trick, on any occasion.

  • Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell

    Met Back Bay, a 200-seat restaurant in the heart of Boston that does more than 1,200 covers a day, has just lost its executive chef and needs someone who can handle quantity without sacrificing quality. Anne brings four candidates to owner Kathy Sidell, who is a top restaurateur in Boston with a reputation to uphold. The chefs are asked to create a signature burger, as well as to create as many entrees as they can in 45 minutes. The two finalists each get the keys to the restaurant for one dinner service. One chef brings an innovative menu but struggles to handle the volume while the other starts off great before losing footing at the end. It's a big job for a big restaurant, and only one walks away with the title of executive chef.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell reveals the Italian secrets behind Osso Buco. The rich cross-cut veal shanks are served, per tradition, alongside perfect Risotto Milanese, a creamy rice dish seasoned with saffron.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell proves how simple and delicious Olive Oil Poached Salmon can be. To serve alongside, Warm Farro and Cranberry Bean Salad and Butternut Squash Mostarda complement the flavor and texture of the rich fish.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne proves Turkey Burgers can be mouthwateringly delicious, with her solid recipe and a few simple tricks. Her Homemade Chips perk up the plate, and Super Yummy Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies just may be chocolate chip cookie perfection.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell takes inspiration from restaurant family meals for this comforting, delicious meal. At the heart of the menu is Chef Anne's moist Braised Chicken With Tomatillos and Jalapenos. For dessert, her Churros are crispy and light, sprinkled in cinnamon sugar and best enjoyed dunked in melted Mexican Chocolate.

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  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Pork belly is a favorite in restaurants today, but preparing the cut can be intimidating to home cooks...until now. Chef Anne Burrell takes the mystery out of cooking Pork Belly with her Crispy Mustard Braised Pork Belly recipe. Mustard notes are echoed in a side of Sautéed Mustard Greens, and Plum Cornbread makes a casual dessert Burrell often changes with the seasons.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell proves that with a few simple tricks and good-quality ingredients, a special occasion meal can be a cinch to prepare. Cornish Game Hens with Pomegranate Molasses are elegant single-serve birds that roast until beautifully golden and juicy. The flavors are perfectly complemented by Israeli Couscous, brimming with toasted sliced almonds, fresh pomegranate seeds, and diced dried apricots. For dessert, Apple Brown Butter Tarte is especially flavorful with a buttery crust, vanilla custard filling, and brandy-flambéed apples.

  • Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell

    Anne brings in four candidates to compete for the next executive chef position at Old Homestead, the oldest steakhouse in New York. The owners are looking for a chef who can help them evolve with the changing neighborhood while keeping what has made Old Homestead successful for generations. The four candidates are tested on their creative butchering when they're asked to create a custom cut of meat. Then the remaining three come up with new and profitable side dishes for Old Homestead's menu. When the final two chefs are each handed the keys to this legendary restaurant for one dinner service, one chef takes a risk and gives Old Homestead a dramatic twist, while the other maintains a firm grasp on the traditional model of what a steakhouse is expected to be. The Sherry Brothers struggle to decide which candidate is the right fit to lead this legendary establishment.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Be a rockstar at your next party by trading the pizza for homemade calzones! Chef Anne shows you how easy it is with her recipe for Calzones Stuffed with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage. Served with Anne's Roasted Garlic Asiago Dip with Homemade Crackers, they're perfect for game day or just an excuse to bring friends together. Wine: Chianti

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Anne Burrell amps up everyday chicken with her recipe for Roasted Garlic Chicken in Casserole with Israeli Couscous. On the side, Eggless Caesar Salad packs all the salty, creamy, cheesy flavor of the popular original, plus a tasty added crunch from homemade croutons.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Moist, flavorful skate is now possible at home, thanks to Anne's insider secrets and show stopping recipe. Coriander Crusted Seared Skate with Spaghetti Squash and Frizzled Brussels Sprouts Leaves is a restaurant bestseller, and Pumpkin Ginger Bread Pudding is an autumn season staple.

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Anne Burrell has worked at some of New York's top restaurants and hosts Chef Wanted, Worst Cooks in America and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef. More

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