Grain Berry for the win this fall!
Winter is coming. Yes, we’ve all heard it. Whether you are a Game of Thrones fan, or just preparing to hunker down in preparation for those blustery Chicago Winters. What we do not stop to re…
Fun with donuts: Now you can make these sweet treats at home
Love an occasional sweet treat for breakfast? Who doesn’t
Instead of driving to your nearest donut shop in your pajamas, try this easy and fun chocolate donut recipe created by Leigh Omilinsky, the pastry chef at Nico Osteria in Chicago. And the best part is YOU don’t have to be a pastry chef to make these yummy creations in your own kitchen. No donut machine required.
Note: While baking can be super fun for the whole family, just remember that you’ve got to follow the recipe and measure carefully to get it right. For these donuts, Omilinsky explains that the sour cream is the key ingredient. Why? Well, it makes the donuts cakier, denser and adds a little tanginess to the recipe. Yum.
When making donuts, Omilinsky warns not to overhandle the dough…
2018 Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. —The groundhog hath spoken! Welcome to six more weeks of winter. On Friday morning, Punxsutawney Phil scurried out of his little marmot hole saw his shadow. This omen indicates a long winter. Great.
In the Chicago-area, Woodstock Willie also predicted six more weeks of winter.
Spice Up Your Dishes with Cranberries
Jewel Osco Registered Dietitians
Has your salad become boring and predictable? Do you want to jazz up some of your main course or side dishes? Cranberries are a great way to reinvent and put a different spin on some of your favorite classic dishes. You don’t have to wait for the holidays to use cranberries, just add some into your dishes for a pop of flavor and health benefits. Whether you are picking out fresh, canned, dried or frozen cranberries, these little antioxidant packed fruits are a great addition to any diet
Rethink your lunch
Add some sweetness by adding dried cranberries to a chicken salad. Dried cranberries can be added with cereal, nuts, and a few dark chocolate chips to make a delicious trail mix for lunch. The pop of color from…
Master Mixology: Irish Coffee
Check out Jessica Lambert's Irish Coffee with Hand Whipped Cream! Easy to make in the comfort of your own home!
My Name Is Alison And I Have A Problem
We’ve had such weird weather this fall, I mean its December 3rd and it’s 50 degrees in Chicago of all places. The land of the crazy wind chill and bad, blustery, cold, snowy winters. We did already have snow once this year, but it just hasn’t felt like winter. That too could be my own …