Wolfgang Puck's

ITALIAN CHICKEN

The longtime chef behind the official Academy Awards afterparty shares a dish that 'customers ask for'

STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST WITH VODKA SAUCE

Serves 4

4 (8-oz.) skinless, boneless chicken-breast halves

4 slices prosciutto

4 slices provolone cheese

3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Pinch of red pepper flakes 1 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary

2 tbsp. white wine Kosher salt Black pepper

1½ cups vodka sauce*

4 tbsp. breadcrumbs

1 tbsp. melted butter

1. Preheat oven to 400. Pound chicken to ¼-in. thickness. Season with salt and pepper. Place 1 slice of ham and cheese on each breast. Roll up as for a jelly roll. Secure with a bamboo skewer or tie with string.

2. Whisk together olive oil, red pepper flakes, rosemary, wine, salt, pepper and vodka sauce. Pour into a 13×9-in. baking dish. Top with chicken. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs mixed with melted butter. Cover with parchment paper and aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil; continue to cook 20 more minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

*Learn about his new sauce line at wolfgangpuck.com

Jacques Torres's

HOT COCOA

The king of chocolate offers a winter treat that's 'a romantic twist on a classic drink'

FLAVORED HOT CHOCOLATE

Serves 1

1 cup 2 percent milk

3 tbsp. heavy cream

2 oz. bittersweet chocolate

2-3 tbsp. freeze-dried strawberries or 1 finely diced large fresh strawberry

1. Bring milk to a low boil in a small saucepan.

2. Stir in cream and chocolate, and bring to a boil again, stirring until chocolate is fully melted.

3. Stir in strawberries.

4. Pour into a mug.

Kim Myles's

FAB FLATWARE

The HGTV designer picks her favorite statement utensils that will stand out 'like jewelry for the table'

SIMPLE CHIC

This silver setting is "proof that great design doesn't need to cost a fortune," says Myles. Luna Flatware, $5.16 for four; worldmarket.com

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BRIGHT CHOICE

"Modern, vibrant and made of resin—these have real edge," she says. Zlin Cutlery, $14 for a four-piece setting; yliving.com

COOL MATTE

Black utensils "push the envelope and have a high-end look." Almoco Flatware, $60 for a five-piece setting; dwr.com

WHIMSICAL

"I'm a fan of design with a sense of humor," she says. Gone Fishin' Flatware, $60 for a five-piece setting; bambeco.com

RUSTIC AND MODERN

"These are impeccable," says Myles. "Wood handles often seem rustic, but these are slim and pretty." Sushi Queen Flatware, $24 per setting; anthropologie.com

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COLORFUL POP

Bright flatware stands out best when everything else on the table is white, says Myles. Picnic Flatware, $34 for a 20-piece set; westelm.com

SLEEK LINES

"The elegantly curved handles and truly round spoons set these apart," says Myles. Dansk Rondure Flatware, $58 per setting; allmodern.com

  • Contributors:
  • CONTRIBUTORS Asher Fogle,
  • Liza Hamm,
  • Thailan Pham.