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Quick Hit: Asian Walnut Salad

I normally don’t like fruit in my salad, but for some reason the sweetened, dried cranberries combined with the goat… Continue reading »

Quick Hit: Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach

I love this creamy and tangy twist on a steakhouse classic.  In this recipe, I use fresh spinach and add… Continue reading »

Fried Zucchini with Homemade French Dressing

I had a zucchini in the fridge that I didn’t know what to do with and this came to mind;… Continue reading »

Homemade Mayonnaise

Yes, I’ll admit, it may seem strange to commit an entire blog post to such a readily available and everyday… Continue reading »

Thoughts on my latest work at the product development company

The other day I was contacted to participate in some test kitchen and culinary brainstorming work. The company I worked… Continue reading »

Grilled Glazed Pork Chops and Mashed Potatoes

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a recipe post, but with the recent mild weather in Chicago, I… Continue reading »

Giardiniera – completed! Finally!

I finally got around to making that giardiniera I mentioned a few weeks back. I got what I was looking… Continue reading »

Dry, Wet, Dry…

The three step breading process is something every home cook should know. It is a classic technique that is taught… Continue reading »

Panang Curry Stir Fry

I had a craving for some panang curry last night, so I decided to whip up this quick Panang Curry… Continue reading »


Inspiration for my posts comes from a variety of and sometimes random, places. Often times, my blog posts come from… Continue reading »


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