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Pasta Amatriciana
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The central ingredient of amatriciana sauce is guanciale, cured pork jowl.

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  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • As the weather warms up, Chef Anne Burrell prepares a whole roasted fish using a tried and true technique usually only seen in restaurants. On the side, Grilled Broccoli Rabe and Herbed Bread Pudding make a satisfying meal that won't weigh you down.

  • Anne spills secret restaurant tricks that will turn your next steak night into a rich, steakhouse-at-home experience. Treat yourself tonight.

  • Anne Burrell shares her recipe for Swiss Chard & Ricotta Crostata. With the right tips and tricks, this rustic, free-form pie is a snap to put together. Her Fava Bean Soup takes a little more TLC, but the silky payoff is well worth the effort.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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About the Host

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.

About the Show

Like your own private window into the kitchen of your favorite restaurant, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef reveals the concise, easy-to-master techniques of a top-level chef. By showcasing professional secrets to preparing food that is creative and full of flavor – yet never froufrou or scary – Anne Burrell translates your favorite restaurant foods into amazing at-home meals. With years of restaurant experience mixed with a pumped-up passion, Anne helps to take the mystery out of the professional kitchen and gets you making meals that are special enough for guests but easy enough for a rushed weekday evening.

More About Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

Like your own private window into the kitchen of your favorite restaurant, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef reveals the concise, easy-to-master techniques of a top-level chef. By showcasing professional secrets to preparing food that is creative and full of flavor – yet never froufrou or scary – Anne Burrell translates your favorite restaurant foods into amazing at-home meals. With years of restaurant experience mixed with a pumped-up passion, Anne helps to take the mystery out of the professional kitchen and gets you making meals that are special enough for guests but easy enough for a rushed weekday evening.

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