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St. John’s Eve Pasta: Anchovy and Almonds

Mario Batali is a culinary legend, a bundle of energy who has had enormous impact on America’s culinary landscape. His capacity for activity seems boundless: television including Iron Chef, restaurants spanning the continent, personal appearances, cooking contests, and, of course, cookbooks. But not just any cookbooks, for Batali is an enthusiastic advocate for finding and…

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Macaroni, Tomatoes, Spicy Sausage

This is my favorite Sunday pasta dish. Dried pasta is such a convenient and versatile food, there are many ways to serve it. This idea comes from the many great Italian meals I have enjoyed in New York. Grana Padano is an Italian cow’s milk cheese from the northern region of Emilia-Romagna. I like its…

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