Barbara Lynch

Session 2017 l Pioneer Your Big Life: How to Use Grit and Perseverance to Your Advantage

The best thing about life on your own terms? There is no one clear-cut path. The hard part? There is no one clear-cut path. How do you create the life you want when you’re not even sure you know what that looks like or how to get it? Welcome to the Big Life—it’s not only within your reach; you get to write the rules. Led by Ann Shoket, former editor-in-chief … [ more ]

Chef Barbara Lynch’s Recipe for a Good Life (and Her Easy, Go-To Summer Dinner)

Dining in her restaurants, such as No. 9 Park or Menton, you would never guess that Barbara Lynch grew up eating canned vegetables and instant foods. But an early job at a private club introduced her to the idea that food can make people happy, and a home economics teacher took an interest in the future award-winning chef, seeing her talent and drive. “I was never going to be able … [ more ]

Barbara Lynch’s Recipe for Shellfish and Saffron Stew

(Photo courtesy of Chris Court) Ingredients for stew (serves 4 – 6): 2 1.5 pound lobsters, meat removed 12ea U20 scallops, muscle removed 12 U15 shrimp 24 countneck clams, cleaned 24 mussels, cleaned, beards removed 1 Spanish onion, diced 3 ribs of celery, diced 3 carrots, peeled and diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 T saffron 2 t red chili flake 1 cup dry white wine 1 16 oz can … [ more ]