Granite City Food and Brewery Schaumburg

Last week I had the chance to #GCSneakPeek a look at the newest location for Granite City Food and Brewery in Schaumburg.  While the area is already hugely populated with restaurants due to Woodfield Mall….Granite City is a great new addition.  It’s actually located back behind the mall, closer to the Zurich building which makes […]

Templeton Rye Whiskey Truffles

I was asked a while ago if I might be interested in creating a chocolate truffle recipe using Templeton Rye Whiskey and two mystery Frontier spices.  While I was a little apprehensive about the mystery ingredients, I was still game to give it a try as everything goes with chocolate!  My mystery ingredients weren’t too […]

Oatmeal Sugar Cookies – #fbcookieswap

It’s time for me to share our annual entry into the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap of 2014!!  This is my second year participating and let me say getting 3 dozen cookies in the mail at the beginning of december is something I’m starting to look forward to.  You might be wondering what the Great […]

Piehole Whiskey – Drink Your Pie!

The folks over at Piehole Whiskey sent us a care package last week to see if we’d be able to craft some shots or cocktails using two of eight unique ingredients.  While neither of us drinks a lot, Susie and I definitely appreciate a good drink.  Living in Chicago we get ample opportunity to try […]

Blood of An Englishman: Review and Giveaway M.C. Beaton

A Proper Mystery With An Englishman The Blood of an Englishman is something Agatha Raisin must investigate in her 25th adventure.  So, while she does that we decided to investigate the blood of an American.  Knowing that there are some foods we just can’t turn down, we opted to preview The Blood of an Englishman with our Stash […]

London Broil Bulgogi Style

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. We Are A Beef Family From an early age all of our family get togethers have centered around beef.  Be it the main dish […]

Peach French Buttercream Frosting

Southern Peaches  Yeah I’m still fascinated with southern peaches over here.  I’ve been eating a couple a day and thought wouldn’t fresh peach French buttercream frosting be amazing on a cake?  Who am I kidding?  I love cake just as much as frosting.  You never have to twist my arm to have either.  But there’s […]

Opposites Think Alike With Lincoln

I participated in a #LincolnDriven2Dine event at Shakou Sushi in Libertyville, IL.  All opinions are my own. By now you might know that we’re sisters.  Two of us keeping Rosie Discovers in great order, but you don’t know how different we are.  It’s a bit evident when we’re ordering.  We asked our lovely waitress Olivia […]

Fresh Peach Focaccia

Peach Season It’s finally peach season!  I adore peaches, lets not lie I adore most fresh fruit.  But there’s just something about a ripe juicy peach that screams baking to me.  Hence the foray into peach focaccia, I’ve been waiting and waiting for good southern peaches to make their way up here to Chicago so […]

Genworth #LetsTalk at Taste of Chicago

I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Genworth. I attended a live event and received a promotional item to thank me for participating. If you’re like me, you’re one of millions with aging parents or family members.  So not only do you have to navigate the maze that […]

Baking with NestFresh Eggs – Blueberry Sweet Rolls

NestFresh provided me with product and the option to host a giveaway.  All opinions are my own. Gotta Have Blueberry Sweet Rolls By now y’all know I love sweet rolls in all shapes and forms.  If you’ve been following us on Instagram, you know I’ve been playing with different kinds of doughs and fillings.  It […]

Whole Wheat Sesame Noodles

I don’t know about you but I’m always on the lookout for a recipe with ingredients I always have on hand that my family will eat.  Those two things don’t always go hand in hand.  You’d think they would, but they don’t as evidenced by any time my mom decides to cook lately.  Let’s just […]