Tag Archives: berries

There’s Always Time for Chocolate

This post is brought to you by Ghirardelli Intense Dark™ Chocolate. Things have been busy over here. And by busy, I mean that my usual teacher’s schedule of “in by 7, out by 3” has turned into “in by 7, … Continue reading

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Dinner at the Sofitel: Cafe des Architectes

There are very few things that will get me to head to the downtown Chicago area after a long day at camp: 1. A Cubs game 2. A great concert 3. A great meal That’s about it. After-work traffic is … Continue reading

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Clandestino Dining and a XYBoard

About a month ago, I was invited by Verizon to become one of their Savvy Gourmet bloggers. I of course accepted the offer, and eagerly awaited the weekend of June 29 for the kick-off event. Bloggers from all over the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Brunch

When I initially invited my mom, stepdad, sister and family-in-law over for a Mother’s Day brunch, I was thinking I’d do a standard lox, bagels, and cream cheese thing. It’s a Jewish family brunch staple, and I figured I’d make … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Afelia

Anyone who’s ever dined at a restaurant with my family and I has experienced the fine art that is “ingredient and recipe figuring outing”. My mom and I are particularly intense at this, and have been able to successfully identify … Continue reading

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