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Cranberry Chutney

Cranberry Chutney

I don’t know how food bloggers make full holiday meals ahead of time in order to post recipes, and then do it all again for the real thing! Needless to say, I am not making an extra turkey just to post it on this blog. […]

Caprese Crostini

Caprese Crostini

I am woefully behind on my posts, so much so that this one is already slightly outdated by the changing seasons. However, I am posting this recipe wishing that I still had some of these amazing tomatoes. In the last week of September, Chicago forgot […]

Slightly Modern Salad Nicoise

Slightly Modern Salad Nicoise

Usually I start dinner already having decided whether it will become a blog post. This is a dish I wasn’t planning to post. I was trying to come up with a way to use as many of my CSA vegetables as I could before we […]

Kohlrabi and Apple Slaw

Kohlrabi and Apple Slaw

Labor day weekend we went to a friend’s house on Lake Michigan. Our host planned to grill dinner and asked everyone else to bring a side dish. I immediately knew I wanted to bring slaw using the kohlrabi from our CSA. Kohlrabi is a very […]

Refrigerator Pickles

Refrigerator Pickles

Like most picky eaters, when I was a child I frequently decided I didn’t like things without actually trying them. Pickles were one of these foods. The vinegar smell turned me off and I didn’t see anything to gain by eating that weird smelly cucumber […]