Unlike most seafood stews, which are thrown together just before serving, this version requires the fish to sit in the sauce overnight. Because the raw shrimp and whitefish are bathed in the rich tomato sauce, the resulting dish is wildly flavorful and the seafood is succulent and plump. It's wonderful for holiday entertaining because the night of a dinner party, the only thing you have to do is toss it in the oven. Seriously, this cioppino is a must make, so learn the technique.
The following recipe recognizes that fresh bivalves are so stunning on their own that little's required to make them shine, other than aromatics, white wine, and dried red pepper for pep. Want the uncomplicated dish for dinner tonight? Then read on for the recipe.
For a main course that requires minimal effort, stick to tried-and-true Mediterranean flavors like garlic and rosemary. Alternatively, infuse a Southwestern sense of place by hand-roasting poblano chile peppers to toss in with bright lime zest and cilantro. Consider both when you read more
Another big-chain menu item I crave? The enormous bowl of garden salad that's a part of every visit to the Olive Garden. On the rare occasion that I find myself dining at the restaurant, there's something about the ultracrisp lettuce leaves, the mildly earthy black olives, and the pickled juice that squirts out of the pepperoncini that calls to my senses. So when I recently came across a test kitchen attempt to replicate the salad, I couldn't resist trying it at home. For a crunch-quenching side that's perfect for a 4th of July celebration, keep reading