Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Hazelnuts

by Lizzy 11 December 2013 Food

Have you noticed green vegetables have made a resurgence? Spinach, Brussels sprouts and kale (apparently now on its way out) have all held the limelight at one point in recent food history. And we just follow marketers when they tell us this or that formerly hated green vegetable is the next trendy superfood dissing the last one for the next. […]

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Friday Find | Giovanni Rana Fresh Pastas & Sauces

by Lizzy 25 October 2013 Friday Find

It’s not fair; Italy has all the best food – chocolate, cheese, olive oil, truffles, and pasta. That is, until last year. Giovanni Rana, long renowned for his fresh pastas in Italy, opened his first state-of-the-art factory in the U.S. Take that Italy! 

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Kale, White Bean and Zucchini Salad

by Lizzy 9 October 2013 Food

I rarely go out for lunch. I don’t skip meals. However, I don’t like to spend money on a cold, processed deli sandwich I could make better at home. For me to dish out ten bucks, the lunch option has to be quite tasty. I have two restaurants I frequent on the rare occasion I […]

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Beet Bruschetta | The Lula Café Inspiration

by Lizzy 14 August 2013 Food

I love Logan Square. Having lived in various Chicago north side neighborhoods over a 13 year span, this one is by far my favorite. It’s come a long way. During the Ice Age when I was in law school, Logan Square was a cheap place to live, if only you were willing to risk your life. It had […]

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