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With the help of our favorite Krusteaz buttermilk pancake mix, we made Scallion Pancakes that were light, fluffy and savory with the addition of garlic powder and fresh green onions or scallions...
We love mixing things up at our house by putting an ethnic spin on classic dishes. Breakfast for dinner is a staple meal and this time, we channeled our love of Korean cuisine in a fun take of "steak & eggs." With the help of our favorite Krusteaz buttermilk pancake mix, we made Scallion ...
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Happy National Shortbread Day!
We're not even a full week into the new year... and someone decided it would be a good idea to declare January 6th as National Shortbread Day . I know some folks are probably thinking along the lines of kale, fruit smoothies and quinoa salads this early in ...
We're not even a full week into the new year... and someone decided it would be a good idea to declare January 6th as National Shortbread Day. I know some folks are probably thinking along the lines of kale, fruit smoothies and quinoa salads this early in the year, but for those who can ...
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2015: Year in Review & What's Ahead for 2016!
As the year is coming to an end, I couldn't help but look back at the delicious things that graced our table and wonderful moments that took place. Some popular, "most viewed" recipes shared on our site include the following: GF Salted Caramel Chocolate Che...
As the year is coming to an end, I couldn't help but look back at the delicious things that graced our table and wonderful moments that took place. Some popular, "most viewed" recipes shared on our site include the following: GF Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake · Honey Pecan Crusted Chicken ...
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Recap: Holiday Cookie Table & Edible Gifts!
Only a couple more days until Christmas - who's ready?! If you have a few more special people to give some holiday cheer to, a great item to give and receive are homemade edible gifts. Earlier this month, I baked up a storm for my coworkers (all 300ish of t...
Only a couple more days until Christmas - who's ready?! If you have a few more special people to give some holiday cheer to, a great item to give and receive are homemade edible gifts. Earlier this month, I baked up a storm for my coworkers (all 300ish of them!) and set up a holiday cookie table ...
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Peppermint Crunch Fudge
I don't know about you, but it feels like every weekend in December is a food-filled one! With so many holiday events going on, there's never a shortage of great holiday treats to enjoy. Even a week after the holiday cookie swap I hosted, friends and family...
I don't know about you, but it feels like every weekend in December is a food-filled one! With so many holiday events going on, there's never a shortage of great holiday treats to enjoy. Even a week after the holiday cookie swap I hosted, friends and family have been asking me for a specific ...
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Recap: Holiday Cocktails & Cookie Swap 2015
Last weekend was a cookie packed time with our Holiday Cookie Swap! So here's a recap of our festive event for those who may want to host something similar too this season.... or even plan for next year! First off, my Holiday Cookie Swap started with footba...
Last weekend was a cookie packed time with our Holiday Cookie Swap! So here's a recap of our festive event for those who may want to host something similar too this season.... or even plan for next year! First off, my Holiday Cookie Swap started with football! The Chicago Bears were playing ...
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Recipe Roundup: Holiday Cookies
With the holidays here, many are getting into the spirit with baking! This weekend I'll be busy in the kitchen baking up a storm for my annual Holiday Cookie Swap. In previous years, I've hosted for culinary circles in Chicago and had so much fun enjoying t...
With the holidays here, many are getting into the spirit with baking! This weekend I'll be busy in the kitchen baking up a storm for my annual Holiday Cookie Swap. In previous years, I've hosted for culinary circles in Chicago and had so much fun enjoying the treats shared.
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Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed wrapping up 2015 and ringing in 2016 with loved ones! Now that we're a few days into the new year, I've had my moment of reflection and seeing that this is a big year for me, I have some personal goals set to accomplish. H...
Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed wrapping up 2015 and ringing in 2016 with loved ones! Now that we're a few days into the new year, I've had my moment of reflection and seeing that this is a big year for me, I have some personal goals set to accomplish. Have you made any goals for yourself?
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Caramelized Onion & Bacon Bites
New Year celebrations are on the horizon - how will you be ringing in the new year? For us, we're ending 2015 with good friends, great food and lots of laughs as we will be attending a comedy show. One of our favorite comedians is Jim Gaffigan and he usuall...
New Year celebrations are on the horizon - how will you be ringing in the new year? For us, we're ending 2015 with good friends, great food and lots of laughs as we will be attending a comedy show. One of our favorite comedians is Jim Gaffigan and he usually performs a new year's eve show in ...
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Recap: 3rd Annual Prime Rib Throwdown!
The months of November and December are fun at our house because we love hosting parties during the holiday. This year was no exception as we had our Friendsgiving in November, our Holiday Cookie Swap to kick off December, but our favorite party is easily t...
The months of November and December are fun at our house because we love hosting parties during the holiday. This year was no exception as we had our Friendsgiving in November, our Holiday Cookie Swap to kick off December, but our favorite party is easily the Prime Rib Throwdown.
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Recipe Roundup: Christmas Breakfasts
Christmas is exactly two weeks from today... can you believe it?! Christmas morning is a special time at our house and I'm starting to think of what to serve my boys.  Some breakfast ideas we've enjoyed in the past are spinning around in my head and I'm jus...
Christmas is exactly two weeks from today... can you believe it?! Christmas morning is a special time at our house and I'm starting to think of what to serve my boys. Some breakfast ideas we've enjoyed in the past are spinning around in my head and I'm just not sure which I like best from the ...
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Hazelnut Ginger Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Cookies, cookies, cookies! National Cookie Day was the great start of my weekend where I spent a majority of my time whipping up cookies in the kitchen. I also hosted my Holiday Cookie Swap with friends and family, which was quite a sweet event in of itself...
Cookies, cookies, cookies! National Cookie Day was the great start of my weekend where I spent a majority of my time whipping up cookies in the kitchen. I also hosted my Holiday Cookie Swap with friends and family, which was quite a sweet event in of itself! For the cookie swap, ...
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I'm a culinary instructor, food blogger and former professional restaurant chef who is an avid food enthusiast. As a mom to a growing kindergartener, I’m teaching my son about the world with a food and kitchen perspective, just as I have learned being a daughter of retired caterers myself. I have a deep passion for sharing the culinary arts with others through hands-on interactive classes, hosting ethnic culinary tours within the Chicagoland area, and partnering with industry businesses for recipe development and programs to highlight their products and services to consumers
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I made the following recipe using this random plantain I had on hand. It was given to me by my mother in law to try caramelizing it while it

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I love grilled cheese sandwiches. I also love hamburgers. So why did it take me this long to combine the two?! I guess in essence you could

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