Category Archives: Chicago Food Swap

Bruschetta with Homemade Ricotta and Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Bruschetta with Homemade Ricotta and Slow Roasted Tomatoes

ShareTweet This weekend, we baked and cooked as a family for the Chicago Food Swap. With the exception of a few challah loaves, everything we made for the swap was from Jennie Perillo’s new cookbook Homemade with Love. Steve and Bella made her buttermilk donuts in lemon and decadent dark chocolate. I made slow roasted tomatoes and homemadeContinue Reading

Announcing the February Chicago Food Swap

Announcing the February Chicago Food Swap

ShareTweet The Chicago Food Swap meets are always mouth watering. By the time you walk around and sample everyone’s goodies and begin swapping, you can’t wait to get home and start cooking and eating. But next months’ Chicago Food Swap should be even more of a treat than normal, because we’re hosting it at aContinue Reading

Help the Chicago Food Swap Find Its Next Locale

Help the Chicago Food Swap Find Its Next Locale

ShareTweet A year ago last December, Emily Paster and I held our first Chicago Food Swap meet. There were ten of us in the freshly painted basement of a handmade retail store called Pretty Little Things in Forest Park. We swapped, we chatted, and we talked of our dreams for future swaps, all across theContinue Reading