Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Rib Tacos

Earlier this month we were invited to Green City Market for the second year to participate in their Chef Demo series to share our award winning chicken tortilla soup recipe with the audience.

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Instant Pot Coq Au Vin a la Julia Child

Four and a half years ago we published our inaugural blog recipe and adaptation of Julia Child’s Coq Au Vin, which remains our most successful to date. Since then we’ve gathered quite a following and created a community around our desire to simplify cooking for the home cook.  Continue reading

The Shared Meal

Several months ago I attended a workshop at our food incubator located in Chicago, The Hatchery. I always love trekking down to those events filled with inspirational food artisans. I’m never sure, who I will meet or what interesting new food I will taste. So I was intrigued when Paul Sippil, Founder of Community Dining, approached me after an event to share his idea about how to create stronger community.

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Spiced Pumpkin Soup

The name “Silk Road Pumpkin Soup,” conjurs up images of ancient trading and movement of not only silk but other goods such as spices across the vast landmass of Eurasia and via circuitous sea routes.

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Fennel & Chickpea Soup with Saffron

As my family already knows, I am definitely not a short order cook. I will happily plan make eggs on toast or a quick pasta pesto for dinner, but whatever it is we all sit down to eat the same meal.

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