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.
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 […]
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!
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!
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.
Do you hate Valentine’s Day? Do you love your friends? Throw a singles party with these fun and easy recipes.
Nothing says “I love you” like a romantic, home-cooked dinner. Create a special meal for that special someone this Valentine’s Day.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Make your entire Memorial Day meal on the grill with these delicious, time-saving recipes.