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Janine MacLachlan is a farm groupie and local food advocate with a passion for small farms, where food is produced by people who care for the earth. A few food highlights: Volunteered on behalf of Slow Food and Chicago's Green City Market, American Farmland Trust. Enjoyed award-winning … Read More
My friend Dorie Greenspan is a wonder. She writes these big, comprehensive, fun, delicious cookbooks, collaborates with the likes of Pierre Hermes and Daniel Bouloud and knows how to tie a scarf so she is right at home in Paris. Yes, Paris. Dorie was smart enough to figure out how to split her … Read More
I was invited to participate in Paris in July. Actually, I may have invited myself, because who doesn't want to fantasize about Paris? In July! Or any time really. First I spotted it spotted it on Nichole's blog, then I met Tamara of Thyme for Tea. And more kindred spirits who will get to Paris … Read More
When I taught cooking, one of my most popular classes was What Goes With the Grill. It seems that people feel pretty confident about cooking over an open flame, but are a little flummoxed about what to serve alongside. I still remember blushing at the compliments for my Grilled Peach and Fennel … Read More
Strawberries are in! I wait all year for this time. I remember as a second grader and visiting my friend Michelle. Her family had rows and rows of strawberries in the backyard. On sunny summer afternoons, we'd pick them, then dab them in brown sugar while we sat at the picnic table. In … Read More