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Grilled Figs Smothered in Goat Cheese and Truffle Oil: Summer Decadence

Grilled Figs Smothered in Goat Cheese and Truffle Oil: Summer Decadence

ShareTweet Figs are my absolute favorite summer fruit, but here in Chicago they’re only around for a few weeks. Blink and you’ll miss them. I scan the fruit bins as soon as I walk into the supermarket, searching for their feminine curves and midnight blue hues. And once I spot them, I lose my headContinue Reading

Roasted Pears with Goat Cheese and Prosciutto

Roasted Pears with Goat Cheese and Prosciutto

ShareTweet Hands down, appetizers are my favorite part of any gathering. At cocktail parties, weddings, or Thanksgiving, you’ll find me near the kitchen door, poised to strike, first in line to pop tiny flavor sensations in my mouth. I can’t resist those little taste explosions, like culinary fireworks. The real meal always pales in comparison,Continue Reading