Blueberry Pie : Get creative with the placement of the stars on this patriotic pie. Try layered clusters for a rustic look, or stand the stars up slightly as you press them into the filling, so they look like they're pledging allegiance to the flag.
Super Onigiri Recipe: These are made with leftover sprouted brown rice and cooked mung beans. They're filled with a bit of avocado, and I made a quick almond-butter + miso slather that I hit with the broiler for a quick flash.
These chocolate chip cookies are a great place to start for the home baker seeking more sesame. Rich, savory and sweet, they are one of the rare variations that are just as good as the original. (Photo: Jessica Emily Marx for The New York Times)