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Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberries, Cranberries and Apples

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Want to impress your family and friends with an easy brunch dish? Try this Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberries, Cranberries and Apples. 

dutch baby pancake top down

This recipe is not only beautiful when topped with colorful fruit, but is made with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. I have made it as the main course or a side dish for breakfast, brunch, holidays and even dinner. 

pancake in oven

I make it in a Le Creuset Braiser which can go from stove top to oven to buffet or table top. It has so many uses from making sauce to stir fries to browning meats and everything in between.… Read more

17 Finds from the 2019 National Restaurant Show

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eli's cheesecake from the National Restaurant Show

2019 is the 100 year anniversary of the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show. Record attendance with more than 65,500 exhibitors, restaurant operators, retail foodservice professionals, equipment dealers, food distributors and many others. This massive show takes over three halls at McCormick Place in Chicago. Given the demand, in 2020, their will be a fourth exhibit hall! 

17 Finds from the 2019 National Restaurant Show

Chicago’s own, Eli’s Cheesecake, created a 1,200 pound cheesecake that was cut during the opening ceremony. Chef Rick Bayless and LT. Governor, Juliana Stratton were present. 

Chef Rick Bayless, LT Governor Juliana Stratton

As I walked the show, my goal was to find new products, cooking tips, tabletop ideas and overall trends.… Read more