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Gridiron Grub: Football Fiesta in a Cup

Nothing says football tailgating like chips and dip. Try this clean, personalized recipe for a slightly different twist on typical salsa.

09/12/2012

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Gridiron Grub: Gobble Down These Turkey Burgers

Whether you are hosting a football party at home or preparing food for a pre-game tailgate, grilled burgers are always a sure favorite. Try these healthy-option ground turkey burgers; they’re quick and simple to make and can easily be prepared at home and then packed into a cooler.

09/11/2012

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Gridiron Grub: Did Someone Say Bacon?

When it comes to tailgating, grilling is a must. As a simple crowd pleaser, kabobs have infinite variations. This version combines a rich, smoky and sweet bourbon glaze with the sweet-tart flavor of pineapples and […]

09/05/2012

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BBQ For Vegetarians: Tasty Grilling Recipes

Barbecues are for vegetarians, too. Check out these three flavorful all-veggie grilling recipes.

05/13/2012

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Mother’s Day Recipes For Breakfast In Bed

Mom shouldn’t have to make breakfast on Mother’s Day. Here are few recipe ideas to make her breakfast in bed.

05/01/2012

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Chef Agrees To Return Recipes To Bakery After Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by the owner of an Evanston bakery, who was suing a chef who quit and took the recipes with her when she left.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

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Evanston Bakery Owner Sues After Chef Quits, Takes Recipes

A court hearing is scheduled this week for a lawsuit accusing the chef at an Evanston bakery of taking the recipes with her when she quit.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

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Spring Fever In Chicago: Delicious Springtime Salad Recipes

With spring just around the corner, I start trading in my stews and pasta bakes for lighter, fresher options. I don’t know if it’s something in the air or my subconscious realization that shorts and swimsuits are on the horizon, but as soon as the sun starts warming up the frozen ground, I start turning toward greener, leafier foods. If you’re like me and looking for a tasty road to springtime, try these two flavorful salad recipes.

03/28/2012

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Recipes For St. Patrick’s Day

By Christine Hinrichs When I studied abroad, I had the opportunity to visit a friend studying at Trinity College in Dublin Ireland. With the exception of a pint of Guinness after the brewery tour, my […]

03/14/2012

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Warming Up Chicago: Recipes For Winter Drinks

Nothing complements a winter night quite like a hot beverage. These treats are sure to not only please, but to warm you up from the inside out!

02/29/2012

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Soup’s On: Hearty Soup Recipes For Winter

A winter day can cut you right to the bone with its wind chill and overcast skies. On days like this, I like to hunker down inside with a giant bowl of steaming soup. While cream-based soups are a decadent treat, I prefer making hearty broth soups filled with vegetables on winter nights. Plus they make me feel a little better about skipping an evening workout!

02/22/2012

Chef Kendra Peterson gives Sinora Wright some tips about planning ahead for family meals and cooking food for several meals at once so food is ready to heat up quickly on later days to save time and, ultimately, save money on groceries. (Credit: CBS)

Survive This Economy: Plan Meals Ahead To Save Time, Money

With the cost of food going up, everyone is looking to save money in the kitchen. We’re not talking about clipping coupons, we’re talking simple solutions, something the Wright family is looking for.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

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Recipes For A Valentine’s Day Singles Party

Do you hate Valentine’s Day? Do you love your friends? Throw a singles party with these fun and easy recipes.

01/28/2012

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Recipes For A Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Nothing says “I love you” like a romantic, home-cooked dinner. Create a special meal for that special someone this Valentine’s Day.

01/28/2012

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Winter Veggies For The Whole Family

When we want to avoid dinnertime battles with the kids and still serve up the most nutritious vegetables readily and affordably available during these winter months in Chicago, we turn to the following tried and true recipes. Read on with an open mind and you might be surprised by what the little ones (and you!) will love!

01/10/2012

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Tailgate Recipe: Purple Pride Pizza

By: Christine Hinrichs It never hurts to serve a dish that represents your beloved team. To show your football pride, I suggest serving a homemade pizza complete with team-appropriate toppings. You can buy pre-made pizza […]

01/03/2012

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Tailgate Recipe: Black Bean Corn Flautas with Cilantro Lime Dip

By: Christine Hinrichs Try out this recipe for one of my favorite game-day appetizers: a zesty, filling dish that will keep the crowd happy. Black Bean Corn Flautas with Cilantro Lime Dip – makes about […]

01/03/2012

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Best Take Home Turkey Dinners

Family is coming for Thanksgiving and you have no idea how to cook a turkey? Have no fear! Take home turkey dinners were made exactly for this occasion; to make you look really good and your kitchen even better.

11/14/2011

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‘Meal on the Grill’ Recipes

Make your entire Memorial Day meal on the grill with these delicious, time-saving recipes.

05/08/2011

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