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The holidays have come and gone, and now it’s all about hunkering down for the long winter stretch! After some very mild temps in Chicago we are bracing for our coldest day of the season this Sunday! A warm and

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Looking for a fresh, flavorful Spring dish to add some pep to your step this week? The combination of lemon and dill is the essence of Spring flavors and the two combined makes an ordinarily heavy chicken and pasta dish

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Who doesn’t love a little comfort food on the weekends? I’m usually a classic Chicken Pot Pie gal with a full blown pie plate and homemade top and bottom crust – however, I must admit you’ve got to be ready

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  Are you ready to whip up some traditional Irish Fare for this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities? This classic Slow Cooker stew is “Irished” up a bit with lamb meat and an addition of peas during the last 15

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Despite how sophisticated my palate becomes I will always love a creamy, cheesy, bubbling dip! I must admit the spinach artichoke dip recipes have been left behind but this more grown up version has fresh spring vegetables like asparagus, peas

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This Macaroni salad is not your typical summer salad – it’s not laden with heavy mayo and doesn’t weigh you down after eating a serving. This macaroni salad is light and fresh with the addition of the lemon-thyme dressing. The

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This seven layer dig deep salad is a perfect party salad! It’s so easy to make and cart with you to a party and has a fabulous, festive presentation! I make this all the time during the summer months and

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  I recently took a “Know your Gnocchi” cooking class with a few girlfriends at the Chopping Block, a fabulous cooking store and culinary hands-on kitchen in my neighborhood. This was the second cooking class I’ve tackled at the Chopping

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