February 4, 2024

In a departure from the clichés of obligatory occasions like Valentine’s Day, we pondered what could truly elevate the day. Our conclusion? Dining out and savoring a meal expertly crafted by talented chefs, complemented by a spectacular cocktail. And for those who prefer the intimacy of home, bringing that experience to their own kitchen. Fortunately, we’ve gathered insights from Chicago’s culinary elite, who shared their visions for celebrating love and indulgence on this special day. It’s the perfect recipe for a Valentine’s Day brunch to remember.

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An overhead view of a copper bowl filled with green beans and small potatoes that have been sliced in half of various colors sitting on a wood table over a cream colored table runner.

November 25, 2020

First of all, happy almost Thanksgiving! We made it. And whatever it looks like for you this year I hope you experience nothing but joy. Now on to the food. Christmas and Thanksgiving often has so many heavy dishes on the table, so this year I tried experimenting with Thanksgiving sides that are a bit […]

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November 10, 2020

This post has been sponsored by Shady Brook Farms Turkey ®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The Best Roast Turkey Breast Recipe This year has been exceptionally strange and difficult, which lead to some adjustments to our traditional holiday plans. Although my love for Thanksgiving stems from the large gatherings we usually host, […]

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November 9, 2020

It has been quite the week. The election is over (?) and there is still chaos and unrest. I have caught myself in several rabbit holes, which is why I was a bit unproductive this weekend and I am posting a Salad on Sundays post on Monday. I have decided to start my week off […]

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Pin on Salad Recipes

October 24, 2020

We are keeping it simple this weekend with an easy roasted grape kale salad for this week’s Salad on Sundays recipe. Roasting grapes deepens their flavor and caramelizes their juices, giving them a jammy texture that’s reminiscent of a good glass of red wine. KITCHEN ESSENTIALS Roasted Grape Kale Salad with Walnuts, and Goat Cheese […]

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October 23, 2020

This is your next go-to recipe as we enter into the fall season. A simple sangria recipe with those cozy flavors you know you love this time of year. Get the recipe here.

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