Our 5 Favorite Alex Guarnaschelli Recipes

Our 5 favorite Alex Guarnaschelli recipes run the gamut from ribs and osso bucco to lasagna and ice cream pie. If you’re a fan of this creative, down-to-earth chef, you gotta make one of these classics.

Two slabs of St. Louis style ribs from Alex Guarnaschelli with some cut into individual ribs and a knife lying in the middle.
St. Louis style ribs start with a sweet and spicy dry rub. Then we double down with tangy, sweet barbecue sauce made with red-wine vinegar and blackstrap molasses. Guaranteed to wobble knees.
Five veal osso bucco, with carrots, and tomato sauce in. a black cast-iron pot.
This veal osso bucco by Alex Guarnaschelli is comfort food personified. Veal shanks, onions, carrots, garlic, white wine, beef stock, and tomatoes are braised for more than 2 hours until falling-apart tender.
A plate of classic chicken cacciatore topped with basil leaves and a glass of wine on the side.
: Alex GuarnaschelliCacciatore means “hunter’s style” and I always imagine a group of hunter gathered around a fire digging into bowls of this. It’s the same way I imagine the crew from a fishing boat gathered on the dock for some fish stew. This dish is belly warming and tastes great the next day.
Meatball lasagna, with one piece missing, in a large baking dish beside a spatula.
This meatball lasagna is made with layers of rich tomato sauce, lasagna noodles, mini beef and veal meatballs, mozzarella, and ricotta. Italian comfort food at its most amazing.
A whole strawberry ice cream pie in a fluted tart pan.
This strawberry ice cream pie is an easy summer dessert made with a crunchy walnut crust, strawberry ice cream, fresh strawberries, and a rich balsamic drizzle.


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