Our Very Own Colman Andrews Cooks on 'TODAY'

He makes some gnocchi and orecchiette in 4 minutes

The Daily Meal's editorial director, Colman Andrews, showed off his cooking skills this morning on TODAY, touting his latest cookbook, The Country Cooking of Italy.

The menu: potato-less gnocchi made with winter squash, orecchiette with broccoli rabe, and an olive oil cake.

Watch below as he walks through the first two dishes in less than four minutes, jokes about his mother's cooking ("I was about 15 before I knew beef wasn't gray inside"), and reveals the secret ingredient in many Italian tomato sauces. Head over to TODAY for the recipes.


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