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On September 17th I will be serving lobster rolls at Chelsea Piers to benefit “A 2nd Helping of Life.”

On the evening of Sept. 17th, I will join Rebecca Charles of Pearl Oyster Bar and an impressive team of New York’s women chefs at Pier Sixty in Chelsea Piers to celebrate SHARE and the 15th anniversary of the tasting benefit, “A Second Helping of Life. ” We will be serving 1.2K+…

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“Flavors of Tuscany,” Episode 801 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” airs this week. Lean more here.

Season 8 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” has launched with Episode 801: Flavors of Tuscany.  Come along as I visit Villa Dianella, a 15th century hunting lodge in Vinci, once owned by the Medicis, now owned by Veronica D’Entreves. We’re here to taste Chianti wines from the vineyard and then make a…

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Season 8 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” has launched! Learn more here.

Season 8 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” has started. I hope you will join me as I search for tempting family recipes to share with you. I start out in Europe visiting an old villa in Tuscany, a lemon farm on the Amalfi coast, and the fairy tale Spanish village of Madremanya.…

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Chianti Tortelli Filled With Asparagus and Goat Cheese

(Recipe courtesy of Allesio Bagnoli based on the family recipes of Veronica d’Entreves) Makes: 6 to 8 Servings Hands on time: 45 minutes Total preparation time: 3 ½ hours For the pasta dough: 3 ½ cups semolina flour 3 large eggs 2 to 2 ½ cups of Chianti Wine For…

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On September 15th and 16th I was at The Essex Culinary Resort in Vermont.

On the evening of September 15th I was at the Junction at The Essex Culinary Resort and Spa to curate two multi-course tastings selected from my favorite fall recipes. The next day, September 16th, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm I did a demo at The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort and Spa. To learn…

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On the anniversary of Julia Child’s birthday I was interviewed on the radio show, “The Connected Table Live.”

On August 15th I was interviewed by hosts Melanie Young and David Ransom on their radio show, The Connected Table Live. We talked about my career and my experiences with Julia Child, as it was the anniversary of her birthday. Hope you joined us! If not, the show is available by…

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This past May 20, a culinary hero of mine, Mama Dip, died at the age of 89.

It was back in 2000 that my dear friend and mentor Jean Anderson, the cookbook author, introduced me to the game-changing Southern cook known as Mama Dip…and to her wonderful restaurant, Mama Dip’s Kitchen, in Chapel Hill, NC.  We spent several days together recording a Thanksgiving special for “Cooking Live”…

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Want to go on an amazing culinary trip to Tuscany in the fall?

My friend Paula Lambert, the founder of The Mozzarella Company in Dallas Texas, and an expert in all things Italian, has a few spots left in the October 10-17 tour. I have gone twice on this trip and I cannot recommend it enough. Every day is packed with culinary adventures…

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Here are my memories from the June 7th Fundraiser sponsored by the Jacques Pépin Foundation.

On June 7th, I gave a speech at a fundraiser for the Rhode Island Community Kitchen sponsored by the Jacques Pépin Foundation and it was so much fun to see old buddies, a cast of thousands (of chefs). Here are my memories of the event: At left, I am with…

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My second quarterly column for the University of Michigan alumni magazine focuses on foraging.

In “Wild at Home,” my second quarterly column for the University of Michigan alumni magazine, I interview Tama Matsuoka Won who runs a wild-food business in the New York City area. You’ll find it here.

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