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Chicago Gourmet 2019: LIGHTS CAMERA NAPKIN PART 3: Book Signings, Paparazzi and Stalker Moments

Now it is time for one of MY favorite parts of 12thannual Chicago Gourmet Lights, Camera, Napkin (September 28-29, 2019) ….it isn’t ALL about the pavilion hopping I wrote about last week….it is about some name dropping!!!   For those of us who watch cooking shows on television or read cooking magazines like Bon Appetit, there …

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Chicago Gourmet 2019: Lights Camera Napkin Part 2: Screenplays, Scripts and Cooking Demonstrations

The 12thannual Chicago Gourmet Lights, Camera, Napkin theme (September 28-29, 2019) in Chicago’s Millennium Park really made me think a lot about what goes into the entertainment in our lives. Obviously from my first blog this week about Chicago Gourmet 2019, I emphasized how the food the chefs showcased is as varied as movie genres.   Did …

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Chicago Gourmet 2019: LIGHTS CAMERA NAPKIN Part 1:The Food

Lights, Camera, Action!  The saying alone invokes visions of cameras, Broadway lights and movie stars. For me, that saying will now include food and chefs after celebrating a show stopping weekend (September 28-29, 2019) in Chicago’s Millennium Park during Bon Appetit’s presentation of the 12thannual Chicago Gourmet…Lights, Camera, Napkin!!!! Every year Chicago Gourmet sets the …

Pasta

Red. Green. Don’t be Mean.

TECHNICALLY. TECHNICALLY.  TECHNICALLY.   I am writing the word multiple times to remind myself how much I say and NEED to stop saying it.  I know a lot of people use that word too but it seems that people now use it in a manner to correct others or prove their own points. I am VERY guilty of saying …

Recipe

No Time Tikka Masala

You know what is hard sometimes…being a food blogger.  Now before I get you shaking your head or wagging your finger at me, let me explain. I haven’t been cooking much lately….or eating as much either.  Between the balance of dog training and a few Crohn’s issues, it has been a little bit of a challenge to …

Recipe

I’m a Muffin Monster

I have rewritten this sentence about a dozen times.  There is a factoid that I want to share but I can’t think of way to talk about it.  It isn’t anything mind-blowing or to be concerned about.  It is a little “quirk” about my personality that reared its ugly head the other day.  It has to do with …

Dessert Fruit

Being Grilled About a Peach

I The funny thing about food blogging is that sometimes I have to remember that there are people who just want a recipe….this is one of those blogs….so I heard people and put the recipe first…this time. (Plus I learned how to learn a new little application that will hopefully allow you to just print …