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Chef Daniel Orr

Chef Daniel Orr is the owner of FARMbloomington and the author of several cookbooks. He draws from a lifelong curiosity about individual ingredients combined with extensive training in the art of finding food’s true essence and flavor. The result is simple, yet sophisticated; the best of American food tempered by classic European training.

Recent Posts by Chef Daniel Orr

April 26, 2019

 

Dandelion Greens With New Potatoes And Local Italian Sausage

Spring is the best time to harvest dandelion leaves, and Chef D has got a great recipe!

August 10, 2018

 

Chef D’s Coffee Granita

Orange zest takes this Kahlúa-infused delight to the next level. And it's surprisingly simple to prepare.

July 27, 2018

 

Curried Roasted Eggplant Soup With Coconut Milk

Soups aren't just for wintertime. Enjoy this bright, spicy soup in the peak of eggplant season.

July 27, 2018

 

Eggplant FARMesan

If you'd rather avoid frying, you can drizzle the breaded slices with olive oil and bake them in a hot oven.

June 22, 2018

 

Cattail Tzatziki

Believe it or not, cattail hearts taste like cucumber. So much so, that you can substitute them in dishes such as Tzatziki.

June 19, 2018

 

Chef D’s Herb Garden Lemonade

Cool down this summer with some ice-cold lemonade, and keep things interesting with some garden-fresh basil.

June 14, 2018

 

Strawberry Rhubarb Salsa

Most people don't think of eating rhubarb raw. This salsa plays off its tart crunch and balances it with fresh berries, onion and chilies.

June 13, 2018

 

Preserving Grape Leaves

You use them to make Dolmas, but have you ever thought of harvesting and preserving your own? Here's how it's done.

June 1, 2018

 

Sweet Pea, Fennel And Blueberry Salad

This recipe brings together three seasons of flavors: winter (fennel), spring (sugar snap peas) and summer (blueberries) for a fresh and delightful mix, perfect as a summer grilling side.

May 25, 2018

 

Poke Greens with Country Ham And Cracklings

Poke leaves are mild and tender, like spinach. The stalks closely resemble asparagus. Once you have properly processed the poke, you could use it in any recipe calling for cooked spinach or asparagus.

May 18, 2018

 

Chef D’s White Wine And Black Locust Flower Jelly

This jelly is great on toast or scones in the morning, as a pork or chicken glaze or in desserts and baking as a glaze or topping.

March 9, 2018

 

Radish and Butter Baguettes

Run your stale baguettes briefly under running water, pop them into a very hot oven for 5-8 minutes, and they'll taste freshly baked!

February 9, 2018

 

Pickled Okra

If you order some okra seeds now, plant them in your garden this summer, you can make these lovely pickled okra to enjoy next winter (or any time).

February 2, 2018

 

Prepared Horseradish

Making your own horseradish sauce is easier than you think! It's easy to grow, and stores well in your fridge.

January 26, 2018

 

Chickpeas with Feta and Sorrel

Garden Sorrel (not to be confused with Wood Sorrel, which has a small, clover like leaf) is a perennial with broad leaves and a lemony flavor.

January 5, 2018

 

Kohlrabi-Apple Salad With Pecans And Parmesan

If you've never had kohlrabi, it tastes a bit like the tender core inside of a broccoli stem. It's crisp and flavorful, and usually easy to find in the winter.

December 29, 2017

 

Sage Advice, AKA: Warm Apple Cider With Sage And Spices

Clove studded oranges make any room smell delicious. They also lend intense flavors to this wintertime beverage.

December 8, 2017

 

Curried Sweet Potato Latkes

Jazz up your Hanukkah celebration this year with a new twist on traditional latkes.

December 1, 2017

 

Toasted Semolina Cake with Orange Blossom Syrup

The most tedious part of this simple dessert is placing a whole almond on the center of each diamond on the cake.

November 17, 2017

 

Cauliflower “Turkey” A Vegetarian Show-Stopper

If you're tired of tofurky and other fake meat dishes at Thanksgiving, try this lovely whole-roasted cauliflower for a festive change of pace.

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