Appetizer Asian

Hypocritical Oaf

If there was a “Hippocratic Oath” for blogging, I sometimes wonder what it would be.  Are there blogging ethics I should worry about?  Do I think I am doing Felt Like a Foodie justice? Are there rules we all should follow?  It popped into my head on my walk today when I was thinking of the recipe …

Recipe

Drug of Choice

New.  It is funny how the turning of a calendar page turns everything new.  People have new goals, hairstyles and diet plans.  There are new sales, bargains and opportunities everywhere.  We even clean out drawers, closets and basements just to celebrate the start of something new. I can get behind fresh starts and new beginnings with the exception of …

Beef comfort food

Everybody Loves Braciole

Do you like watching syndicated television?  Are you someone who knows every episode of Friends by heart?  Maybe you are a fan of Big Bang Theory because after years of watching it you may actually understand some of the science.  Or maybe you just like the simplicity of watching the Waltons over and over.  (My husband has an issue …

Asian Soup

Tom Yum Sum

I think I have become kind of a penny pincher.  It is weird because I’m not a penny pincher about EVERYTHING.  I buy quality clothing and shoes but draw the line at super fancy purse. I do get my hair cut and colored professionally but I go to a home salon to get it done.  And usually with food, …

Chicago Gourmet Foodie Fun Day Foodie Fun Days

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 …

Chicago Gourmet Foodie Fun Day Foodie Fun Days

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 …