Pho-riday Dinner Party

Pho-riday Dinner Party

Looking for an easy, cozy winter meal for a dinner party or guests at home? Pho-get about stressing because Pho, Vietnamese soup made with herbs and spices, rice noodles, and typically chicken or beef, is your answer. You don't even have to be home to make the majority of this...

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Top 10 Hidden Gem Chicago Valentine’s Date Ideas 2018

Top 10 Hidden Gem Chicago Valentine’s Date Ideas 2018

Here we are, a week away from that silly, but kind of cute, sometimes over-the-top, okay, sometimes ridiculous, made up holiday that we either love or don't love in any given year. Maybe the only thing to love about it is remembering those cute Valentine's treats we used to give...

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Bountiful, Beautiful Spring Supper

Bountiful, Beautiful Spring Supper

As someone who notices patterns and is always connecting-the-dots, I was recently inspired by the farm-to-table feel and food at...

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Orange Brandy Cranberry Sauce

Orange Brandy Cranberry Sauce

I'm a big fan of recipes that call for 5 ingredients or less, like the first turkey I ever made. So, when Friendsgiving was on the books, I volunteered for my favorite Thanksgiving dish, cranberry sauce. But, I like to put a spin on the vibrant bright and burgundy side dish...

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H-apple-y New Year! Rustic Apple Pie Crostata

H-apple-y New Year! Rustic Apple Pie Crostata

If you spend enough time with me, you'll hear me reference The Food Network like it's a part of my weekly schedule. Okay, it is a part of my weekly schedule. My new favorite food show, aside from hilarious Chicagoan Chef Jeff Mauro, aka The Sandwich King, it's the new Saturday...

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Monkey Sea, Monkey Do: Chicago Seafood Spots

Monkey Sea, Monkey Do: Chicago Seafood Spots

I don't know about you, but I'm clinging on to Summer with a tight grip. While I may wear ankle boots at night, I'm still spotting sandals on the pavement, which tells me others are in the same boat (yes, I just used a sea reference). While seafood can be enjoyed year-round,...

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Mediterranean Meal Madness

Mediterranean Meal Madness

I'm pretty sure I'm on a never-ending Mediterranean food kick, and my obsession is likely here to stay. I was always a fan, but my tastebuds were reawakened on my recent trip to Israel and Greece. It's just so hard to beat the vibrant colors of fresh vegetables, the glossy sheen...

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In Fajita The Moment

In Fajita The Moment

As winter hangs on for a little too long for our Chicagoan taste, some girl friends and I got together for dinner-in that would warm us up. I hosted and decided to go with homemade fajitas after I took inventory of my fridge and found chicken, bell peppers, avocados, and...

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  • Soup season continues. #Minestrone wins again, this time for Mom and Pop. An honor. Cozy #Shabbat. #Recipe modified from: @savingroomfordessert #vegetarian #cooking
  • 3rd time and all-time Valentine at our authentic #Pilsen date spot from 3 years ago. @cantonregiorestaurant #followtheleders #nevergetsold #butweloveit .
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  • Pho-riday. Yum. Coze-tastic. Recipe link in bio. #pho #homemade #cooking #delish #food Inspired by @servedfromscratch #snowy #chicago #wedgwood Indigo Grosgrain dishes
  • Kinda feel like a chipmunk storing nuts and seeds for the winter but this muesli recipe from a cookbook at a bed and breakfast we visited in #teanau #nz is just too good, we’re going on 1 month of this mix for a wholesome way to start every day. #fourthtimeinarow #makeslotsofservings #easyschmeezy #muesli #recipe #breakfast #coconut #oats #almond #apricot #cinnamon
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  • We’re 1 week away and it’s not too late to find a fun and casual #ValentinesDay date idea in #Chicago. Link in bio! No frills, few reservations or tickets required, fun for pal get togethers, a date, family outing, or a night in. Featuring @burdickchocolate @pastoralchicago @sparrowchicago @commonsclubchi @nanaorganic @cantonregiorestaurant @true_food_kitchen @beatrixchicago @quartinochicago @thesecondcity @traderjoeslist.
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  • Cozy snowy day for fam brunch debuting @wedgwood indigo dishes, @chilewich placemats, @villeroyboch twist utensils, @nambe salt n’ peppa shakers, &@verawanggang bande glasses.
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