Food, Markets

Chicago Farmers Market Season Hits Full Stride

The Chicago farmers market season opened on May 1—a delightful and welcome return to normalcy. And with this weekend’s opening days, almost every high-profile market—and many of the cozier neighborhood […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Altbier

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Dry Irish Stout

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Kölsch

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: California Common

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Zwickelbier

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: American Lager

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Food, Recipes

Souper Easy: Mediterranean Fish Soup From Scratch

  The cliche “the best thing since canned soup” has been around for decades. Canned soup was one of the first convenience foods, as manufacturers persuaded millions of people to […]

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Food, Recipes

What’s Cooking at Third Coast? Gruyère Puff, a Simple Cheesy Entrée

I like cooking big family dinners or special dinners for company. Some of my favorite entrées are country captain, a chicken curry dish; vegetable lasagna starring lots of spinach; or […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Munich Helles

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Dortmunder Export

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Food

Thanksgiving: Will You Be Serving the Traditional Turkey Dinner This Year?

At last, we’re faced with the reality of Thanksgiving in year 2020 — the year we all can’t wait to see end. For Americans across the country, Thanksgiving is that […]

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