Culinary Fight Club: Bacon King Edition

In case you haven’t heard there is a new bacon king of Chicago.  His name is Chef Lance Avery, creator of Big Fork Bacon Sausages.  He won the title at our Pork Fight in March at The Chop Shop in Wicker Park.  Serving up a savory dish with mushrooms, pasta and bacon, he managed to […]

Savory Chocolate: A Culinary Fight Recap

Savory Chocolate is something not everyone likes. The iconic chocolate is sweet. However, even as someone who likes the sweeter side of chocolate, I had trouble rating my favorite taste!  There were 4 chefs competing last month.  One of them a dual header with a 2 chef team that clinched victory.   So, I gave […]

Cheryl Inspires Us To Slow Cook

We had the delight of being invited to witness some slow cookery by our friend and fellow blogger, Cheryl. Her blog is delightful with lots of drinks and fashion. We got to talking to the ladies of Zen of Slow Cooking.  You can find out more about them here.  After talking about how we all […]

Wholesome Wednesday: BBQ Pork Chops Baked & Potatoes on the Half Shell

I’m combining these two posts because they made a really great meal together.  And it would be mean to show you that I had the yummy potatoes this week but not post the recipe till the following week.  So this week is a bonus week.  I really did like both recipes quite a bit.  I’ll […]

Wholesome Wednesday: BBQ Pork Chops Baked & Potatoes on the Half Shell

I’m combining these two posts because they made a really great meal together.  And it would be mean to show you that I had the yummy potatoes this week but not post the recipe till the following week.  So this week is a bonus week.  I really did like both recipes quite a bit.  I’ll […]