• Ingredients: 38
  • Serves: 4

Chicken with white wine and mushrooms with chicken breast halves with skin and bone, all purpose flour, olive oil, chopped onion, chopped carrot, chopped celery, chopped italian parsley, large garlic cloves, chopped, mushrooms, sliced, 14 1/2- to 15-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice, dry white wine.

Ingredients

Fruit

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 1/2 tbsps. cornstarch
  • 2 tsps. grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3 lb. firm but ripe nectarines, halved, pitted, cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 6 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pcs.

For topping

  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

For mascarpone cream

  • *available at specialty foods shops and some supermarkets

For assembly

  • large pastry bag
  • 1/2-inch plain tip
  • 1/4-inch plain tip
  • Note: a cake decorating turntable is helpful for assembling a croquembouche

For mango ravioli

To cook fish and assemble dish

  • Special equipment: a deep-fat thermometer

Espresso chocolate chunk:

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tsp. espresso powder

Very berry:

Peppermint fudge:

  • 3 tbsps. fudge sauce
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies

Directions

  1. Step 1 Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; dust with flour. Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.

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  2. Step 2 Add chicken, skin side down, and sauté until brown, about 5 minutes. Turn chicken over and sauté 3 minutes.

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  3. Step 3 Transfer chicken to bowl. Add onion, carrot, celery, parsley and garlic to skillet; sauté 2 minutes.

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  4. Step 4 Add mushrooms and sauté until starting to brown, about 10 minutes. Add tomatoes with juices and wine.

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  5. Step 5 Boil sauce until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Return chicken to sauce. Cover skillet, reduce heat to medium and simmer until chicken is cooked through and tender, about 15 minutes.

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