AskChefTony's Recipes

Broccoli Rabe, Rapini, Raab. How To Prepare And Cook

Don't be afraid of the big bad broccoli rabe. Chef Tony shows you how. this is one of those vegetables that you might fall in love with. Done correctly, it has everything to offer. Beautiful color, wonderful deep green, complex flavors, sweetness with some... - 0

Tomato Sauce - How To Make Easy Homemade Spaghetti Con Pomodoro From Fresh Tomatoes

Here is a great money saving tip. When those tomatoes have gotten soft and mushy from sitting too long, you might be tempted to toss them in the trash. But don't! They are perfect for making a quick tomato sauce, and because they are on the riper side, they... - 116.386

Octopus And Dishes Part 2 - How To Grill Octopus, Grilled Mediterranean Style

Today we bring you, as promised the second of our two part "Octopus Recipes" Last week we did the very popular "Octopus Salad". And now we put a bit of a Greek Mediterranean twist on it with a grilled octopus recipe. This is a really simple dish that is... - 89.9403

Octopus Recipes And Dishes Part 1 - How To Make An Octopus Salad

Having a perfectly tenderized octopus and no recipe to use it in is like... is like... having a perfectly tenderized octopus and no recipe to use it in. To follow up our episode #9 on how to tenderize and prepare your octopus, we have now come out with... - 94.9612

Lobster And Stone Crab - Easy, 8 Min. To The Table, How To - Florida Adventure Part 2

Last episode we caught our dinner. This episode, we cook it. At the end of a long day, no one wants to get into a complicated recipe. Here is one that will a delicious seafood ready at your table in less than 20 minutes. Here Tony and Tony give us a choice of... - 82.255

Italian Sushi? No, It's Pesce Marinato (marinated Seafood & Fish) Here Is How To Make

What is this? It's called "Pesce Marinato" and it's a favorite Italian seafood dish. The name means "marinated fish" and it's cooked without fire, using vinegar. Interesting, isn't it? You don't even need a stove to make this. We use the acidity of vinegar... - 106.956

What To Do With Leftover Spaghetti? Frittata... Pasta Pizza

Here is a great and useful tip. Yesterday's leftover pasta just doesn't seem so appealing the next day, or does it? Rather than just reheating it, turn it into something new. Ever heard of Pasta Pizza? Well, now you have. Check it out. It's quick, it's easy,... - 94.1674

How To Make Your Own "zesty Italian Salad Dressing" - Easy

Have you seen the controversy over that new Kraft Zesty Italian Salad Dressing commercial? Well, we at Ask Chef Tony don't really care if there is a half naked man on TV making suggestive comments or not. What we care about is getting you off that store... - 112.714

Original Italian Classic Puttanesca

This is THE classic dish. Puttanesca! It has fancy sophisticated flavors. It looks beautiful on the plate. And is it difficult to make? Not at all. A few very basic ingredients and a few minutes is all you need, my friends. Take a look. We hope you "like"... - 106.784

The Easiest Tomato Sauce, Filetti Di Pomodoro (pasta Pomodoro), Episode 23

It's perhaps the simplest of the pasta dishes. It's Filetti di Pomodoro, or Pasta Pomodoro. It's famed for being so easy, so simple, yet so delicious. This is the latest in our mini series of super super quick and easy pasta dishes. Know someone who never... - 118.578

How To Make, Authentic Italian Pasta Carbonara, As Done In Italy - So Easy

This is the first of several short quick, and hopefully useful episodes about simple pasta dishes. Some are classics, and others are recipes that have been handed down in Chef Tony's family. What they have in common is how simple and easy they are to prepare.... - 115.88

Roasting Chestnuts On An Open Fire, (among Other Ways)

Happy Holidays! Don't Chestnuts roasted on an open fire sound delicious? (if not a little cliché?) Chef Tony is here to talk chestnuts. There is a lot you can do with them, and he'll give you just a little tour regarding that, but the entree of this episode... - 111.002

Ask Chef Tony - How To Make Lentil Soup, Recipe For Happiness - Episode 18

Fall and Winter are soup time. Chef Tony shows us his very simple lentil soup recipe. It's hard not to love this. It's easy, filling, nutritious, and you can alter it in many ways to suit your taste. It's gluten free as is, or you can add pasta to make "pasta... - 122.823

How To Toast Pumpkin Seeds, Holiday Recipe, Guest Hosted By Tony Ichabode Crane

Happy Halloween from NY. In this decidedly disturbing episode, Chef Tony... or at least part of Chef Tony, wants to share some of the secrets to making really great toasted pumpkin seeds. Made this way, the seeds come out saturated with flavor and are so... - 130.356

Ask Chef Tony - Use Your Head (your Fish Head), Episode 16

Don't toss out those fish heads. You can make great meals out of what many people toss out. Chef Tony shows you how the head of the fish is not only usable, it is actually one of the best parts of the fish. Fish stock, fish salad, or a grilled meal in itself... - 124.337

Ask Chef Tony - On Going Gluten Free, Episode 15

We're taking a step back to look into gluten. There is a growing awareness of gluten and gluten intolerance and Tony himself has found that gluten may have been affecting his health. So we are embarking on an exploration of gluten and it's impact on health... - 110.332

Ask Chef Tony - Classic Italian Tiramisu Recipe, Easy, As Taught By An Italian! Episode 13

Tiramisu is a traditional Italian after dinner sweet. Did you know, according to most accounts, it was invented in a brothel? Despite it's sordid past, it's well loved around the world, and not so difficult to make. Chef Tony will walk you through it in this... - 130.021

Ask Chef Tony - How To Use Fennel, Episode 2

A lot of people are not so sure what to do with fennel. It's actually a very versatile vegetable that can be had raw, grilled, or even as tea. Here Chef Tony shows you some very easy ways to prepare this wonderful vegetable. - 127.01

Ask Chef Tony - How To Make Quick Easy Appetizers For A Special Date, V

One of the most wonderful gifts for Valentine's Day is a nice romantic dinner with the one you love. If you enjoy cooking, why not make some special appetizers to celebrate this holiday. Here, the chef Tony shows you the recipes for few great appetizers.... - 132.354

Ask Chef Tony - Easy Salad And Entree To Impress A Special Date, Valentines, Episode - 7

Looking for some great dishes for the lunch? If yes, then you are on the correct page. Here, the chef is sharing two very easy and great recipes, which you can make for the lunch. Avocado salad and pasta can be liked by almost all age groups of people. Look... - 140.276

Ask Chef Tony - Quick Easy Dessert Guaranteed To Impress Your Date, Valentines, Episode 8

Valentine's Day is the most sweetest day on Earth, every February 14th gifts are exchanged between lovers. The sweetest gift you can give is a homemade gift, and nothing would be better than homemade desserts. Who doesn't love ice cream, so here is an easy... - 125.664