Video: Mario Batali Creates Culinary Magic With Monkfish, Artichokes, Kale, Lemon

We miss the glory days of the Food Network, when our after-school snack was paired with episodes of Mario Batali's groundbreaking, and dearly departed, show Molto Mario. Thankfully, Batali has is back in the stand-and-stir arena with a newly launched show on his growing YouTube channel. Cooks 4, debuting today, asks fans to send in their top four favorite ingredients via Twitter (using the hashtag #batalicooks4). The most-interesting pairing gets a recipe from the chef. Today the series kicks off with a monkfish picatta recipe using: monkfish, artichokes, kale, lemon.

Here are few Mario Batali recipes on Food Republic: