Tag Archives: food

Downtown Sister Date: Sixteen, avec, NoMi

For the last six or so years, my sister and I make a point to spend at least one day together downtown to take in the amazingness that is Chicago during the holidays. It really is beautiful, and it’s so … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Apple Cider Fritters

I very rarely make gluten-free treats. Ok, that’s not completely true. I make gluten-free food all the time, just not for the sole reason of it being gluten-free. I don’t have any sort of gluten intolerance, nor do I toy … Continue reading

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Somewhat Healthier Mac & Cheese

I’m a total sucker for a good macaroni and cheese. I’m also a sucker for a “bad” macaroni and cheese. Heck, give me noodles and something that resembles cheese and I’m a happy camper. I’ve made no fewer than…well, let’s … Continue reading

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Portland Vacation: Day 1

Now that camp is over, and my normal school schedule resumes tomorrow (GASP!) I’m planning on much more regular posting, more cooking, and of course, more recipes and photos. I’m not usually one to do a recap day-by-day of a … 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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