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Pierogi From Scratch

I am sharing this recipe for pierogi from scratch because I am sick of you buying frozen pierogi. Make your pierogi from scratch, it’s easy! This is a recipe for the dough, but let me know if you need help with fillings and I will post some ideas! Before you […]

Thanksgiving Leftovers Brunch

Thanksgiving Leftovers Brunch

Ahh, Thanksgiving. A reason to visit your relatives, stuff your faces with tons of food, and most importantly, 4 day weekend, which also means Thanksgiving Leftovers brunch 3 days in a row. This Thanksgiving, like most, I cooked for two. Found the last sad frozen breast in the grocery store, […]

Tomato Pepper Jam Recipe

Tomato Pepper Jam Recipe

Blessed with two moms who love to garden, I found myself staring at about 6 pounds of tomatoes at the end of August. It would be very wasteful to let these beauties go bad, and you can only eat so many salads and avocado toasts, I needed to use a […]

Eduardo Kobra x Vivian Maier – Chicago

Eduardo Kobra x Vivian Maier – Chicago

I passed by this mural all summer long and every single time it took my breath away. Murals are taking over Chicago’s walls, and muralist Eduardo Kobra’s color-filled tribute to Vivian Maier stands out from the crowd. Known for her black and white photography, the moment I saw Vivian Maier’s photographs […]

Berry Refreshing Frosé

Berry Refreshing Frosé

Frosé all day! Summer is here and there is no better way to beat the heat but a tall glass of Berry Refreshing Frosé. What exactly is frosé you ask? It’s basically a wine slushy! Made with summer’s favorite pink beverage, ice cubs and fresh berries. Although I normally don’t […]

Cajun Lobster Tails

Cajun Lobster Tails

I’m a big believer in the saying, “eat good, feel good”. Actually, I’m not very sure that’s an actual saying, but hey, it makes sense don’t it? So for dinner today I made Cajun Lobster Tails. It takes literally 15 minutes to pull off this fabulous dinner and it will […]

Blueberry Scones – Recipe

Blueberry Scones – Recipe

This Blueberry Scones recipe is easy and most of all, delicious. Great for a Sunday afternoon soiree with friends or family. Kids love these, too! Meal prep and make the whole batch and keep them in a sealed freezer bag in your freezer. Take one out every morning and let […]

3 Places for a Fresh Croissant in Chicago

3 Places for a Fresh Croissant in Chicago

Let’s be honest, foodies: there is nothing more sad than a dry croissant. January 30th is National Croissant Day and I refuse to let you suffer by eating a bad pastry. Luckily, Chicago has great patisseries where you can pick up a freshly baked croissant and pair it with your morning cappuccino or […]

Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

It’s become my own personal tradition to bake gingerbread cookies for friends and family during the holidays. I’m not a big fan of the thin, super hard and crunchy gingerbread cookies you can get from the stores and bakeries, so my recipe is made sure they turn out soft and […]

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Eggs Benedict

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Eggs Benedict

Thanksgiving leftovers are the best, so this morning I turned mine into brunch. I made a Thanksgiving Leftovers Eggs Benedict! But first, a little about my Thanksgiving so far. This year I celebrate Thanksgiving twice, once with a dinner for two on Thanksgiving, and the second time on the weekend […]