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Ask A Chicago Expert: Your Best Thanksgiving Pie Recipe

Pumpkin, sweet potato and apple pie: the trident of Thanksgiving desserts. Why not take a stab at something a little tastier, surprising even, to delight your guests or the hostess who will be thrilled with your innovative riffs on ho-hum holiday sweets.

11/12/2014

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An Easy And Decadent Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe From Dominique Ansel

If you’re feeling intimidated by baking, or just want a quick dessert recipe, try out this delicious flourless chocolate cookie recipe from New York’s pastry wizard, Dominique Ansel.

11/11/2014

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Best Non-Traditional Ways To Cook A Turkey

Think outside the oven this Thanksgiving with these non-traditional ways to cook your turkey main dish.

11/11/2014

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Best Places For Take-Out Thanksgiving Dinner In Chicago

Take the stress out of the Thanksgiving holiday with these take-out Thanksgiving dinners from Chicago restaurants.

11/05/2014

Smoked Ribs Tailgate Fan recipe Camille Ford Dinosaur BBQ

TGF: Recipe: Smoked Ribs

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan devour some tasty smoked ribs from Dinosaur BBQ in NYC.

11/04/2014

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For Those Who Care More About Beer Than The Cubs: ‘There’s A Beer For That’

I don’t begrudge the Cubs good fortune. They deserve their new coach… or manager… or whatever this John Maddon guy is. I do prefer beer over baseball though. Here are some good food pairings for your favorite Chicago beers.

11/03/2014

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How To Host The Perfect “Friendsgiving”

Splurge this Thanksgiving and start a new tradition, ‘Friendsgiving,’ with these helpful tips.

10/31/2014

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The 3 Best Thanksgiving Day Pie Recipes

Three new great pie recipes for you to add to your Thanksgiving table. Bring all three and really impress the family this year.

10/31/2014

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Ask A Chef: Best Breakfast Casserole Recipes

For a gourmet breakfast like no other, try these creative breakfast casserole recipes from Chicago chefs.

10/29/2014

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Shake Shack Comes To Chicago

For those who don’t know, Shake Shack is exactly what it sounds like — burgers, hot dogs, crinkle cut fries and shakes. Shake Shack has set themselves apart by offering craft beer and wine. They’re not complete strangers to Chicago, all of their hot dogs are from Chicago’s own Vienna Beef.

10/28/2014

Tailgate Fan fried chicken Commerce

TGF: Recipe: Fried Chicken

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan chow down on fried chicken from Commerce in NYC.

10/28/2014

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

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Case Closed: Can You Put Ketchup On A Hot Dog In Chicago?

Upon entering the airspace of Chicago, conventional wisdom has instructed us that one cannot put ketchup on a hot dog.

10/24/2014

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Best Restaurants With Organic Food In Chicago

For environmentally sound food that packs a wallop in the flavor department, pencil in a visit to any of these local spots that make organic elements high priority.

10/22/2014

Tailgate Fan Texas Beef Brisket

TGF: Recipe: Texas Beef Brisket

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan dig into some Beef Brisket at Dinosaur Barbeque in NYC.

10/21/2014

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Chicago Menus That Are Showing Their Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, these Chicago establishments have special menus, events and fundraising activities throughout the month of October. Get out there and support a great cause! Franklin Tap-Pumpkin Beer Festival 325 […]

10/17/2014

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Claire Thomas’ Orecchiette Cacio E Pepe Recipe

Claire Thomas shares her recipe for Orecchiette Cacio E Pepe from her new cookbook from sister company Simon & Schuster, The Kitchy Kitchen.

10/16/2014

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Best Fall Salads In Chicago

Be healthy and enjoy the fruits and vegetables of the season with these five fall salads in Chicago.

10/15/2014

Porchetta Sandwich Tailgate Fan

TGF: Recipe: Porchetta Sandwich

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan dig into a Porchetta Sandwich at Porsena in NYC.

10/13/2014

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Ask A Chef: Best Spooky Halloween Treats

You can rise above soccer mom menus this Halloween with some clever yet chilling treats perfect for both adults and children.

10/08/2014

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People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

The People Of Pitchfork Music Festival

People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014.

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Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.

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Best Vegetarian Dishes

Celebrate National Vegetarian Day with one of these delicious vegetable filled dishes. Not into salad? Try spinach lasagna, hummus or falafels.

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