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Blueberry Bar

The Best Blueberry Oat Streusel Bars

4.8 of 5 40 Minutes 40 (2 ounce servings)

The best blueberry oat streusel bar recipe belongs in the make it simple, make it better recipe category. What makes it a better recipe is that it’s made with whole-grain...

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focaccia

Ligurian Focaccia with Rosemary and Cherry Tomatoes

5 of 5 25 Minutes 1/2 sheet pan

Ligurian Focaccia must be the best focaccia on earth. Fresh out of the oven, you are in for a treat. The Ligurian version is very simple to make. One of the...

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Lemon Chickpeas with Kale, Sumac and EVOO

Lemon Chickpeas with Kale, Sumac and EVOO

5 of 5 45 Minutes

Lemon chickpeas are classic Mediterranean comfort food. As a chef, I have the good fortune to be surrounded with awesome food and, as a bonus, what better food city to live in...

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Egg in Glass

Egg in a Glass with Sauce Gribiche

4 of 5 6 Minutes 5 Eggs

Egg in a glass was the way eggs were served in fine hotels and traditional coffee houses; a breakfast classic that somehow over time has been forgotten. As they say, “simplicity can...

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Beef Stew

Blackford Farm Sous Vide Cooked Beef Barley Stew

5 of 5 120 Minutes 7 servings

Sous vide beef barley stew is cooked with beef from the Blackford Farm in Armstrong, Illinois. A two hour trip from Chicago; Armstrong is a rural village of about 400...

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Schupfnudeln

Schupfnudeln, Summer Ratatouille and Sauce Verte

0 of 5 30 Minutes 4

My Schupfnudel recipe was the second place winner of the Idaho Potato competition. Schupfnudeln or finger noodles are another way of serving potatoes from the master of potatoes, the Germans....

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Kisir

Kisir Salad, an Ancient Grain for Modern Times

0 of 5 60 Minutes 12 servings

Sometimes we forget about the simple things in life and making Kisir salad is one of them. Kisir is a traditional salad in Turkish cuisine made with ground bulgur, parsley and...

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Extra crispy roasted Idaho potatoes

Extra Crispy Roasted Idaho Potatoes & Bitterly Delicious Garlicky Broccoli Rabe

4 of 5 40 Minutes 6 servings

Extra crispy roasted Idaho potatoes and bitterly delicious garlicky broccoli rabe is a dish where the ingredients speak for themself and where simplicity makes the dish. Just because I’m cooking...

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fresh pasta

Six Yolk Pasta, Cherry Tomatoes, E.V.O.O. and Parmesan

0 of 5 8 Minutes 4 to 6 servings

Six Yolk Pasta, cherry tomatoes, E.V.O.O, and parmesan, is a dish that is all about simplicity, flavor, and fresh pasta. Six yolk egg pasta is good for you, ask any...

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