Our lightened-up version of a chicken standby has all the intensity of the original. To preserve mushrooms' earthiness, wipe them clean with a damp paper towel instead of rinsing. To showcase their shape, slice through the stem.
At the Strawberry Hill resort in Jamaica, executive chef James Palmer serves his reinterpretation of gnocchi (Italian potato dumplings), using dasheen and pale-yellow sweet potatoes, and serves them with this fresh marinara sauce.
Pick dry vermouth or a crisp, herbal white, such as Sauvignon Blanc. Tarragon, a traditional partner with these ingredients, has a pleasant hint of anise flavor. Used to deglaze the pan, vermouth releases the delicious drippings, providing an elegant sauce for roast chicken.