We're a group of friends that love to cook, eat, talk about food, and go to restaurants. All things food. We're from the greater Fox Valley area, in the northwest suburbs of the city of Chicago.
Our job is to tell you about all the foods that you need to try. Please take our advice. We usually know what we're talking about.
This is my favorite way to enjoy a really good, really really good, baguette. This is the one to make on grocery day when your herbs are still perky and your baguette still warm from the bakery. The chargrilled pork couldn’t be simpler so mix up your spicy mayo and quick pickled veggies first because as soon […]
Years ago, two of my favorite neighbors hosted a soup party. It was an inspiring affair - big pots of simmering soups and stews, house full of chatty, friendly people. Part of what I liked was the simple premise. The hosts (David & Holly) made a number of soups, guests were asked to arrive with their drink of choice and one thing to share - salad, appeti […]
Now that I’ve gotten a few bigger projects out of the way — hooray! And more soon on all of that, eee — I have a little more time again to do the things I like: read books with pages, fuss endlessly over our charges, get excited about summer events (I might make another wedding cake!), this year’s container gardening attempts, what color lipstick Refinery29 […]
I didn't really start dating until junior high (and I use the word "dating" loosely--it was mostly just note-passing and hand-holding), but from the time I was in kindergarten, I always harbored at least one crush--usually a secret one, disclosed only to my closest girlfriends and usually my mom. I almost never shared my feelings with the obje […]