Month: September 2015

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
Gluten Free, Sides, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Tomatoes are my favorite vegetable!  I can eat them cooked, raw and in any variety – although I’m a sucker for the gorgeous heirlooms at the Farmer’s Market in the summer.  I constantly find myself adding them to any and every dish they aren’t already in, in restaurants and in my […]

Five Spice Red Grape Jam
Jams and Marinades

Five Spice Red Grape Jam

At my office we always end up with too many grapes.  They end up getting thrown out at the end of the week because – let’s be realistic – no one eats a full bag of grapes when you buy them. There are ALWAYS leftovers… This recipe was created to use […]

Crab Salad
Dinner, Lunch, Salads

Crab Salad

Sometimes at the end of a long day I just don’t want to cook.  I need something light and easy that only takes a couple of minutes to whip up but that tastes fantastic and is still good for you.  That is when this salad comes in to play… It’s so […]

Dining Out: Jerry’s
Dining Out

Dining Out: Jerry’s

Jerry’s is an AMAZING sandwich place in Wicker Park (and Andersonville – but I haven’t been to this one yet)!  Their sandwiches are inventive and exciting – with more the 60 (!!) sandwiches on the menu you’ll be forced to come back again and again to try something new. Beware though […]

The Weekend Getaway: Kinnikinnick Farms
Dining Out, Uncategorized

The Weekend Getaway: Kinnikinnick Farms

Kinnikinnick Farms.. where to even begin? This past weekend my parents, sister and I went out to Kinnikinnick Farms for a quick weekend trip to relax and spend some quality time together.  Situated an hour and forty-five minutes outside Chicago, it’s a quick and easy drive that makes it doable […]

Dining Out: Pomp & Circumstance
Dining Out

Dining Out: Pomp & Circumstance

Tonight happens to be my favorite night of the week to grab a dinner or drink with friends.  There is just something about Thursdays…you’ve gotten through the tough part of the week and the weekend is right around the corner!  Especially on a gorgeous night you have to get out and […]