Posts filed under: Culinary

Milk is a staple in my house – it’s front and center in the fridge.  I use it in my coffee, cereal, cooking and baking.  I encourage my two teenagers...
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I LOVE all things pumpkin this time of year.  It’s super simple to get canned pumpkin and add a fall flair to any recipe from quick breads to chili to oatmeal...
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My tween age children, Grant and Samantha, can be great helpers in the kitchen.  I have to admit that sometimes there is some bribing that goes into it, but in the...
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Yasss!  Peaches are in season now.  I just want to gobble them up.  My family loves them, too. I have childhood memories of eating whole peaches and just letting the...
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Cherry season is here.  Yaasssss!  I love cherry-flavored anything.  As much as I love fresh cherries, I use frozen cherries a lot for smoothies, sauces and in these ice pops....
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I am always trying to get my kids to eat more veggies.  I adore spring peas (and shhhh, I want them to, also!). Yes, they are starchy and comforting, but they...
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If you know me, you know that I am a sparkling – not still water, girl.  I love sparkling beverages like fizzy waters and carbonated, fermented drinks like kombucha. I should own stock...
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It’s May!  Yay.  Let’s celebrate the foods of the season with tacos.  I love mini tacos a.k.a. “street” tacos.  They are not only small enough to eat with one hand,...
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The warm weather is here and I have such an urge to invite friends over and dine on my outdoor patio or anywhere al fresco. A simple and nourishing dish to bring...
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Spring is in full force here, and in typical Chicago fashion – it’s rainy and cold one day and blissfully sunny and warm the next.  You truly never know what...
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