Chef, restaurateur, and television personality
My family has a very hectic schedule, so it's important to me that I make dinner with my kids and we all eat together. This year we want to master more vegetarian dishes, like simple bruschetta, that are fun to cook as a team.
Get Mario Batali's recipes for Vegetarian Bruschetta.
Cofounder of the culinary Web site food52.com
I have a big folder of recipe clippings—they probably go back at least ten years! My goal is to scan them all into my computer, or at least get them into a binder. It's time to stop having them floating around everywhere.
Author of Four Fish: the Future of the Last Wild Food
I'm going to use the whole fish more. In the past, a three-pound fish usually meant just two servings, a fillet from each side. But I've been learning that you can make a sauce out of fish heads and chowder out of the bones.
More food to try in 2011: