On Preserving Herbs

On Preserving Herbs

Herb gardens seem like a good idea, until you have an explosion of herbs and you do not cook enough to use them all. Last year I tried planting from seed, and having zero plant parenting skills, they weren’t very prosperous. This year I decided to pick up some...
In Season: Summer

In Season: Summer

Happy summer – it’s prime time for BBQ’s, bonfires, grilling, and more! We’ve been excited to share with you our summer produce list. Some of the items on the list aren’t surprising – tomatoes and cucumbers are a summer garden...
What’s in Your Easter Candy?

What’s in Your Easter Candy?

I swear it was New Years Eve yesterday, and now it’s Easter. My favorite part of Easter as an adult is being able to turn the tables and be the host of the Easter egg hunt. Last year, I forced my parents to play. At first, they were hesitant… then the...
In Season: Spring

In Season: Spring

Spring is here! Although these 30 degree weathered days in Chicago sure doesn’t feel like spring. This is the time to shed winter fat and bring on spring rolls. Or something like that. Spring in the cooking world is fun – tons of fresh ingredients and...
In Season: Winter

In Season: Winter

Happy New Year, foodies! The holiday’s got the best of us over here – we were focusing on family, friends, and all of the good things. But we’re back! With a winter produce list, because better late than never right? Winter is one of my favorite...
In Season: Autumn

In Season: Autumn

It’s the first day of fall! Back to school. Leaves changing colors. Football season and almost hockey season. The time for apple and pumpkin flavored everything. It’s a little hot for fall in Chicago today… I want to curl up with a warm blanket and...