Airing weekdays at 7:30 A.M. on

Airing weekdays at 7:30 A.M. on

Cancel those reservations and toss the to-go menus: Chef Stuart O’Keeffe is back in The Balancing Act kitchen to offer a tantalizing taste of the Mediterranean with bistro-inspired recipes. We have all the inspiration you need to make delicious dishes featuring STAR’s signature extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegar.

Chef Stuart is whipping up some surprisingly easy-to-make recipes courtesy of STAR Fine Foods. From a Mediterranean crescent ring filled with chicken caprese pasta to roasted red pepper and olive bruschetta, these recipes featuring STAR’s quality ingredients will inspire you to put on your chef’s hat.


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