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  • Fabio's Easy Stuffed French Toast

    French toast is a simple breakfast staple, but it doesn't have to be boring.  Ditch the maple syrup with Chef Fabio's Italian twist on this morning favorite, stuffed with creamy mascarpone and drizzled with a quickly made blueberry compote.  This dish is

  • Fabio's Perfect Chicken Potpie

    Chicken potpie is a perfect fall meal, but frozen versions are usually loaded with sodium and preservatives. Chef Fabio gives this American comfort food his signature Italian twist: a flaky Parmesan pie crust!

  • Fabio's Easy Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    Ice cream — versatile and popular — is much easier to make at home than you might think! Chef Fabio shares an all-natural and simple recipe for this summer staple, perfect for both egg-free and gluten-free diets. Using two different forms of vanilla, this

  • Behind the Stove: A Tribute to Joe Morabito

    Chow Ciao! with Fabio Viviani loves its fans, and we value the cooking community that has grown around our show. As such, we were devastated by the loss of one of our most enthusiastic and well-loved fans, LEP JOE MORABITO, who often cooked Chef Fabio

  • Fabio's Ultimate Caesar Salad

    Kick off summer salad season right! Hail Caesar! Looking at the king of Italian dressings, Fabio takes on the Caesar with spectacular results. Grilled lettuce, perfect croutons, a to-die for dressing... yes, this is the ultimate!

  • Mother's Day Menu: Easy Red Wine Risotto with Short Ribs

    For Mother's Day, Fabio whips up a fantastic Italian dinner to indulge the women in his life: his risotto with short ribs and red wine sauce. With a special appearance by Fabio's Mom. Culinary tips: -Risotto is easy when you add liquid in small amounts, reduce, then replenish with another small amount. Though it keeps you next to the pot, this method gives you the best texture and flavor and you don't have to stir all the time. -Ask your butcher to cube your short ribs to minimize your work! -Don't use water to make risotto. Instead, use flavorful liquids such as wine, broth, or stock. ...

  • Grandma's Meatloaf

    Delicious mini-meatloaf baked up easy. Great for kids of every age.

  • Fabio's Prime Rib Roast

    Holiday feasts are all about the roast, and this holiday is no exception. With special guest Heather Dubrow to take him over the top, Fabio and his prime rib are here to spoil you.

  • Fabio's Apple Cake

    Make a simple cake in less than an hour. This cake's so good, Fabio gave it to the Pope (literally).

  • The Ultimate Italian Thanksgiving

    Add an Italian twist to this holiday with Fabio's sausage mushroom stuffing. And Fabio's perfect roasted bird is easier than you think.

  • Ultimate Grilled Cheese

    Fabio's decadent make-over of a classic American comfort food reveals great flavor combinations and simple tricks to amp up any boring grilled cheese.

  • Pappardelle with Lazy Meatballs

    Fabio whips up easy pasta and an even easier meatball for an ultimate Italian meal that the whole family will love.

  • Fabio's Not-So-Sloppy Joes

    Fabio reveals the secret to make perfectly textured Sloppy Joes that not only melt in your mouth, they stay on the bun! His one-pot, easy family dinner is a sure-fire crowd pleaser that's destined to become a regular player at your house. Before trick or treating this Halloween, fuel up first with a good meal.

  • Easy Secrets to Cooking Eggs: Fabio's Eggs Benedict

    Eggs are made easy in Fabio's simple cooking primer, where he gives easy instruction on how to pick and poach 'em. He goes on to make an easy homemade Hollandaise sauce for the ultimate Eggs Benedict. This breakfast, spoil yourself.

  • Secrets of Top Chefs: How to Prepare Your Kitchen

    From his own restaurant, Fabio shows off professional techniques to help the home cook. One great trick to get you ahead of schedule is to batch-cook, which Fabio proves with his easy Italian pudding -- a delicious and classic panna cotta.

  • The Best Pork Chop You Ever Made

    Our Top Chef reveals all! Looking at the menu in his own restaurant, Fabio presents tips and tricks to creating a restaurant-quality meal in your own kitchen.

  • Secrets of Signature Steakhouses

    Fabio visits a Beverly Hills Steakhouse to learn about dry-aged beef and their world famous steak sauce with tips about how to make similar preparations at home… you really can fake it!

  • Fabio's Philadelphia Cheesesteak

    Fabio goes to Philadelphia to take on his favorite sandwich with the locals, a true Philly cheesesteak 'wit' onions.

  • Fabio's Osso Buco

    An out-of-control, restaurant-quality Osso Buco (Italian for "hole in the bone") is easier than you might think. Fabio shows how to sear a meat shank in a cast iron pot and braises his masterpiece to a glorious finish in the oven.

  • Fabio's Pasta and Bean Soup

    Nothing is better for families on a budget than the classic Pasta E Fagioli, Fabio's super simple and delicious one pot soup with pasta and beans. It's so flavorful, you'll forget that it's VEGETARIAN!