Summer

Pickled Mustad Seeds

Brown Sugar Bourbon Pickled Mustard Seeds

0 of 5 45 Minutes 2 cups

Brown sugar bourbon pickled mustard seeds, I know you agree, just the name sounds exciting and awesome. The recipe evokes so many sensory triggers, letting you know there is something...

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Pierogi

Chef Bradley’s Potato and Cheese Pierogi

4.9 of 5 20 Minutes 30 each

Chef Bradley’s potato and cheese Pierogi recipe, or as I call them happiness in a pocket, is food that is brilliant at the basics, family traditions, and heritage. COVID 19 home...

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focaccia

Ligurian Focaccia with Rosemary and Cherry Tomatoes

5 of 5 25 Minutes 1/2 sheet pan

Ligurian Focaccia must be the best focaccia on earth. Fresh out of the oven, you are in for a treat. The Ligurian version is very simple to make. One of the...

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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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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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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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sugar free plum marmalade

How To Make No Sugar Added Plum Marmalade

5 of 5 60 Minutes 16 servings

No added sugar plum marmalade is something I love and it brings back so many memories. It has always been my favorite marmalade, and cooking it without adding refined sugar...

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Schupfnudeln

Schupfnudeln, Summer Ratatouille and Sauce Verte

0 of 5 30 Minutes 4

My Schupfnudel recipe was the second place winner of the Idaho Potato competition. Schupfnudeln or finger noodles are another way of serving potatoes from the master of potatoes, the Germans....

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Kisir

Kisir Salad, an Ancient Grain for Modern Times

0 of 5 60 Minutes 12 servings

Sometimes we forget about the simple things in life and making Kisir salad is one of them. Kisir is a traditional salad in Turkish cuisine made with ground bulgur, parsley and...

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