November 26, 2012

A Love Letter… To An Epic Pork Chop

a pork chop from the restaurant Epic Chicago

Dear Epic Pork Chop,

Prior to meeting you, I loathed your kind. They were thin, flimsy, and tasted like cardboard that bathed in gray, flavorless liquids. I continually gave them repeated chances, to no avail. Every time I’d open my heart to them, they’d return my gesture by nearly breaking my teeth. I admit, I frequently cheated on them with chicken breasts, beef, and even fish. But that was then and this is now. Read the rest of this entry »

August 31, 2012

Side Dishes for your Labor Day Party

Happy Labor Day everyone. We’re excited for a much needed long weekend and spending time with friends and family. If you’re going to be grilling out this weekend, don’t forget the side dishes to go along with your burgers and brats. Read the rest of this entry »

July 12, 2011

My New Obsession: Rice Pilaf

Hi, my name is Kathryn and I’m a rice pilaf addict.  I’ve only been addicted for about a week, but I don’t see this obsession going away any time soon!  It all started when I was looking for a side dish to accompany some fish I was baking.  I had about a cup of wild rice that I wanted to use and a few other odds and ends. Read the rest of this entry »

April 18, 2011

10 Ways to Use Asparagus This Spring


Asparagus is a vegetable that I’ve just recently started eating. I was majorly veggie-phobic as a kid, and there was nothing that appealing about a green stalk with a flowery tip at the end. Thankfully, I’ve gotten over most of my pickiness, and have accepted asparagus as a healthy spring vegetable. Keep reading for some of my top asparagus picks!
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