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Favorite Grilling Recipes for Power Outages

Favorite Grilling Recipes for Power Outages

ShareTweet I am a city girl at heart. I grew up in Paris, went through my rebellious teens in London, and became an adult in New York City. When the birth of our second child pushed us to the suburbs, I began a long period of mourning and adaptation. It took living in three suburbsContinue Reading

Mango Shrimp Tacos and Asian Steak Tacos: Taco Night Al Fresco Fiesta!

Mango Shrimp Tacos and Asian Steak Tacos: Taco Night Al Fresco Fiesta!

ShareTweet Taco night has been a longstanding tradition in our household, long before we relocated to Chicago. But the rich Mexican community here and the abundance of delicious taco joints has inspired us to take taco night to a whole new level. Taco night used to mean seasoned ground beef served with a few colorfulContinue Reading

Take Barbecued Wings Up Many Notches with this Balsamic Cherry Glaze

Take Barbecued Wings Up Many Notches with this Balsamic Cherry Glaze

ShareTweet Earlier this Fall, I did a series of posts about tailgating sponsored by Bush’s Baked Beans during which I promised to share not one, but two great grilling recipes. The first was my not so secret burger recipe which goes way beyond topping recommendations. But although I promised to share a great cherry balsamicContinue Reading

Not Your Average Backyard Barbecue Burger

Not Your Average Backyard Barbecue Burger

ShareTweet Now that fall is in the air and the weather is turning crisp, smells carry further. With the gorgeous rainbow of fallen leaves painted on the bright green grass, everything smells better, but burgers on the grill smell best of all. Although summer is known as grilling season, I love to grill in fallContinue Reading

a Summer Grilling Feast to Beat the Heat

a Summer Grilling Feast to Beat the Heat

ShareTweet I love to cook, but I really, really, really love to cook with friends. There’s something beautiful about everyone pitching in together, sharing their techniques and their mother’s secrets. I got together with Michelle from Honest and Truly, Hyacynth from Undercover Mother at Melissa‘s house to grill up a Mediterranean summer feast. The heatContinue Reading