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Discovering Cafe Pasquale's Big Red Chile Sauce

Discovering Cafe Pasquale’s Big Red Chile Sauce

0 of 5 30 Minutes 40 ounces

We all live in a world of herbs, spices, and seasoning. Sometimes during our travels, we find a dish that is just so awesome. A dish that is telling a...

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Peach Shrub

Peach-Lavender Shrub and the Dog Days of Summer

0 of 5 2 Minutes 1 quart

Peach-lavender shrub, also known as drinking vinegar, is the perfect summer refresher. Usually mixed with cold or sparkling water, shrubs are the perfect drink mixer. I get it, drinking vinegar,...

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Smoothie Bowl

Years in the Kitchen and How to Soothe Muscle Soreness

4.5 of 5 4 Minutes 11 ounces

I have been cooking all of my life; running, lifting and standing on tile floors all day long. There have been many long hours and many 6 days a week. I...

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Cucumber Peel Ginger Limeade

Cucumber Peel Ginger Limeade

0 of 5 20 Minutes 1 Quart

The story of summer (if the summer ever shows up in Chicago) is told with a simple, refreshing cucumber peel ginger limeade and yes, adding Vodka is optional. As a chef,...

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Egg in Glass

Egg in a Glass with Sauce Gribiche

0 of 5 6 Minutes 5 Eggs

Egg in a glass was the way eggs were served in fine hotels and traditional coffee houses; a breakfast classic that somehow over time has been forgotten. As they say, “simplicity can...

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Curried Red Dahl

Quite Possibly the Best Curried Coconut Lentils

5 of 5 20 Minutes

Curried lentils are bold with awesome flavors that speak comfort and well-being. I love to cook at home, it’s like therapy and provides relaxation for me.  The weekends are always busy,...

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