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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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  • Homemade sausage? Have no fear, Chef Anne Burrell shows how easy it is to make her Garlic Pork Sausage at home. Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples makes a simple side dish, while Horeseradish Parsley Mustard Dipper makes the ideal condiment. Drink Pairing: Beer

  • Chef Anne Burrell reveals a big restaurant secret: with a few easy tricks, Eggs Benedict is much easier than it looks! Chef Anne shares her fail proof tips for perfect poached eggs and smooth and creamy hollandaise, plus easy homemade Strawberry-Raspberry Preserves. With Chef Anne by your side, you'll have a restaurant-quality brunch without breaking a sweat. Toast to easy elegance with a glass of Prosecco sparkling wine!

  • Learn Chef Anne Burrell's tricks to restaurant-ready Cod and Shrimp in Fennel and White Wine Broth. Expertly seared seafood, served with market fresh vegetables in a homemade seafood and pernod broth. On the side, Bresaola and Lightly Pickled Mushroom and Cauliflower Salad with Crispy Parmigiano finds the perfect balance of flavors and textures.

  • Chef Anne Burrell gives her secrets to making weeknight chicken restaurant-worthy. Her Crispy Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Mushrooms and Goat Cheese are literally packed with flavor, and are a breeze to put together. Wilted Escarole with Pine Nuts and Raisins strikes the perfect sweet-salty balance for an elegant side dish. Wine: Pinot Grigio

  • Chef Anne Burrell brings her favorite Asian flavors to the table. Discover how to prepare Ahi Poke, and how easily Asian Braised Pork Shoulder becomes melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Pickled Cucumber and Daikon Salad cuts through the richness. Drink Pairing: Beer

  • Healthy food kids will love? Anne tackles the challenge with ease. Her menu of crunchy chicken fingers and fluffy, light cake gets big thumbs-up from kids and parents alike.

  • Think seared tuna is only for restaurants? Think again! Chef Anne Burrell shows how easily you can prepare Soy Marinate Seared Tuna at home, with the right ingredients and a few easy tips. Soba Noodle Salad with Edamame and Scallions turns the beautiful tuna into a light and satisfying meal.

  • Anne Burrell gives a nod to North Carolina with these Dry Rubbed Ribs with Vinegar BBQ Sauce. And what's barbeque without baked beans? Anne's Rockin' Baked Beans are rich, thick with molasses, and cooked with Italian sausage and a blanket of smoky bacon.

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  • Homemade sausage? Have no fear, Chef Anne Burrell shows how easy it is to make her Garlic Pork Sausage at home. Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples makes a simple side dish, while Horeseradish Parsley Mustard Dipper makes the ideal condiment. Drink Pairing: Beer

  • Chef Anne Burrell gives everyday chicken new life with her Chicken Breast Roulade recipe, with the help of a few easy tricks and the bold flavors of chorizo sausage and Manchego cheese. Her Sauteed Kale is the perfect complement to this weeknight-friendly meal, as is a crisp glass of albarino wine.

  • Chef Anne Burrell shows you how to take your lasagna from good to great with her signature homemade marinara sauce, Italian sausage, cremini mushrooms, and three different cheeses. Her Fried Calamari is perfectly golden and not at all greasy, perfect as an appetizer with a few fresh lemon wedges.

  • Chef Anne Burrell proves with a few tips and tricks, healthy meals can be delicious and satisfying. Her Seared Cod with Blood Orange Glaze is vibrant alonside fresh Blood Orange and Red Onion Salad. Israeli Couscous with Celery, Scallions and Cranberries adds bulk to the meal, not your waistline. Crispy Kale is an addicitive snack any time of day. Wine: Sauvignon Blanc

  • With a classic Sole Meuniere recipe, Chef Anne Burrell highlights the delicate flavors of sole fish using a few easy tips, and minimal ingredients and effort. Wilted Bitter Greens With Crispy Walnut Goat Cheese, made with warm vinaigrette and discs of fried goat cheese, is a restaurant worthy salad that's a breeze to make at home.

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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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