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My Top 10 Meals to Freeze for Later

Even the most enthusiastic cook can get kitchen fatigue. Stocking your freezer with delicious ready to heat meals can save you when you have one of those “There’s no way I’m cooking tonight” days. I try to take a few … Continue reading

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Apres Ski Lunch at the Cabin- Italian Beef, Chicago Style

We do a lot of entertaining at our cabin in Michigan. Yes,  you probably guessed from the picture below we are in the snow belt. We lure folks to visit the beautiful organic pristine shore of Lake Superior all year … Continue reading

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Readers’s Request- Italian Giardiniera Relish

This recipe is the result of a request from a reader. I encourage readers to post if you have a particular interest in a technique or recipe. I love a culinary challenge so don’t be afraid to ask. Giardiniera is … Continue reading

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Holiday Rituals Chicago Style

Everybody has at least one or two rituals for the holidays. Families and friends have annual parties, gift openings, buffets and special things they do year after year to make the holiday official. It has occurred to me that I … Continue reading

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