Bowen Close

Bowen Close

Bowen Close believes that food should make people happy and healthy, and loves bringing together people with creative, delicious food made from the heart. She loves making farm-inspired, flavorful dishes with sustainable ingredients - whether that's a big plate of roasted veggies, a towering chocolate layer cake, or a cocktail utilizing backyard ingredients - and collects recipes and other food-related stories on her website, Bowen Appétit. She is a chef, cooking instructor, and food writer living in Southern California with her husband and fully stocked pantry.

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Loaded Baked Eggs

An easy, heart-warming breakfast that can fill everyone at your morning table. Use up your leftover vegetables and ha…

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Apple Picker Cocktail

Apple Picker Cocktail

This cocktail is full of Autumnal flavors but, unlike many seasonal drinks, it is served cold, making it ideal for th…

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Apple Rum Cake

Apple Rum Cake

This is the perfect dish for anyone going apple picking this season — more apples than cake. Even if you don…

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Dutch Baby

Dutch Baby

This baked pancake requires just a few ingredients to come together and can be topped with anything from lemon juice …

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Basic Risotto

Basic Risotto

You can serve it for its silky, stripped-down self as a side dish, or as a main mixed with almost any combination of …

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Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

Just a little chicken, pounded into thin, tender slices and coated with a bit of savory salt and pepper flour.

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