RECIPES! Dan Barber’s scrambled eggs, Ellie Krieger’s healthful fried rice, an easy skillet #DinnerInMinutes, Things on Toast, Mother’s Day lemon sponge pie and more!

Cherry-Glazed Baby Back Ribs; Jackknife Sandwiches; Smoked Pimento Cheese; Vegetables à la Grecque; Dan Barber’s Scrambled Eggs; Sesame Fried Rice With Spring Vegetables and Egg; Blueberry and Goat Cheese Toast With Lemon Thyme Butter; Candy Chicken; Grilled Corn and Scallion Toast With Cilantro Crema; Lemon and Apricot Cinnamon Chicken; Lemon Sponge Pie; Mushroom Toast; Roasted Tomatoes and Avocado on Toast;
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Cherry-Glazed Baby Back Ribs
In San Antonio at Two Bros. BBQ, pitmaster Laura Loomis serves baby back ribs in a cherry glaze; this recipe makes a cross between a sauce and a glaze that can be served at the table.
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Jackknife Sandwiches
This deeply smoky sandwich is the popular alternative to pulled pork at Char Bar Smoked Meats & Amusements in Kansas City.
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Smoked Pimento Cheese
Smoked cheddar, fire-roasted peppers and herbes de Provence go into this cheffy makeover of the Southern classic that is common to contemporary barbecue.
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Vegetables à la Grecque
An array of seasonal vegetables bathes in a quick sweet-and-sour sauce.
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Dan Barber’s Scrambled Eggs
This is Dan Barber’s revised version of the scrambled eggs that changed his life as a child — and a more luxurious dish than what most of expect when we hear “scrambled eggs.
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Sesame Fried Rice With Spring Vegetables and Egg
Made with whole-grain rice and brimming with colorful spring vegetables, this healthful meal in a bowl feels like an indulgence.
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Blueberry and Goat Cheese Toast With Lemon Thyme Butter
The base spread of lemon-thyme butter makes all the difference here, flavorwise.
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Candy Chicken
Here, apricot preserves plus other pantry-friendly ingredients make a coating for wings that, regardless of the name of this dish, is not overly sweet.
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Grilled Corn and Scallion Toast With Cilantro Crema
Lanky and charred, grilled scallions are easy to make and look so stunning heaped in a tangle on top of bread.
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Lemon and Apricot Cinnamon Chicken
This is a happy jumble of flavors in which there’s just enough cinnamon to perfume the dish rather than carry it in the direction of something sweet; the blend of red and black peppers gives it depth.
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Lemon Sponge Pie
This tart dessert gets its name from the consistency of the baked filling, which seems like a combination of moist spongecake and creamy custard.
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Mushroom Toast
The preparation couldn’t be simpler, and yet the result is elegant enough to serve as a dinner party starter as well as for a special brunch; it’s rich, you bet.
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Roasted Tomatoes and Avocado on Toast
Here, a thin layer of sweet-tart tomato jam keeps the toast from getting too soggy, and the addition of a roasted tomato turns this into something more substantial.
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