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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

February 9, 2018

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Curried Sweet Potato Latkes

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

December 1, 2017

 

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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

 

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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.

November 17, 2017

 

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Cousin Sally’s Favorite Cranberry Dressing

Whole orange slices, and raw cranberries give this relish a surprising, bright, pop--sure to rouse you from your turkey dinner stupor.

September 29, 2017

 

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Simple Roasted Tomatoes

I like to serve these tomatoes during brunch but you'll find that they are versatile enough to serve along side just about any dish

June 1, 2017

 

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Moroccan Carrot Orange Salad

This salad is raw and vegan, but it doesn't skimp on flavor.

May 16, 2017

 

Cauliflower Tabbouleh With Toasted Hemp Seeds

Purple Cauliflower Tabbouleh

This is our take on cauliflower rice. Chef Daniel Orr combines it with citrus, onion and parsley for a gluten-free tabbouleh.

May 9, 2017

 

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Asparagus, With Vegan Caesar Dressing On The Side

How about a new dipping sauce for simply cooked asparagus?

January 25, 2017

 

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Tahini Tofu Dip

Two types of tofu provide the body for this dip, while the tahini provides the flavor.

December 5, 2016

 

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Catfish, Shiitakes Party In A Foil Boat

Some people say catfish has a muddy flavor; I prefer to call it earthy. This preparation mutes the catfish flavor with ginger, garlic and sesame oil.

November 2, 2016

 

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Out With The Old Veggies, In With The Ratatouille

Collect all your last-of-the-summer veggies and make this big vat of ratatouille.

October 26, 2016

 

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Farro Risotto With Mushrooms

Farro makes a great substitute for rice in a risotto. Cook it ahead and this recipe whips up in no time.

October 13, 2016

 

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Okra And Chickpea Curry

Coconut milk instead of cream makes this curry vegan.

October 12, 2016

 

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Wheat Berry Salad With Late Summer Vegetables

Over the next few weeks, we'll share recipes that work well with your late-summer veggies. Today, we combine zucchini and cherry tomatoes with wheat berries.

October 5, 2016

 

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There’s Sweet Potato In My Persimmon Pudding

It's time you upgraded your traditional persimmon pudding recipe.

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