Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu June 30, 2016
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Part of the dish’s quick cooking time relies on using thinly pounded pieces, or scaloppini, of boneless, skinless chicken breast.

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Chicken Marsala a quick fix for summer dinner

Apart from the holiday season, of course, summer seems to be the busiest time of the year. But unlike food-centered fall and winter celebrations, from June through August, people want to get out of the kitchen as much as possible. Many memorable summer meals are cooked outdoors. Those prepared in the kitchen tend to be quicker. Not only are we dashing around to various warm-weather activities, but we also simply don’t want to spend more time than we need to in the warmest room of the house. That’s why I like to saute during summer. Put a pan on the stove, heat up a little o... READ MORE

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The Fourth of July is the most American of all American celebrations, distinguished by fireworks, block parties and unbridled patriotism. While gathering RSVPs from your family and friends for your annual backyard get-together, putting together a crowd-pleasing menu is essential. This year, instead of serving the typical ribs or pulled pork, surprise your guests with a revitalized menu. I’ve crafted a selection of my grilling favorites ...

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