Category Archives: Food-E-Vents

Please Vote Me To Tuscany *batting eyelashes* #TTFBC

Remember when I made this? Oh man, it was so good…it’s Lemon Chicken Panzanella with Herbed Home Made Ricotta and Balsamic Reduction. (<–orignial post and recipe there) This recipe could earn me a week’s stay in Tuscany and money towards airfare. For.Realz. The Foodie Blogger Competiton called for a recipe that uses tomatoes, parmesan cheese…

Party On The Outside: Do-It Herself #womensforumdih

*Honest Blogger Found Here: I was invited to this event & given gifts without any writing requirements or obligations. Opinions are 100% mine. Here is our back yard. We call it our “bubble,” mainly because we are so surrounded with greenery that we can sit undisturbed by the rest of the world. It’s our place of sanity;…

What Do You “Give A Cup” About? #spons #GiveACup

*Honest Blogger Found Here: This post is being written in exchange for a gift card.  Information & links were provided in order to facilitate a blog post. However, opinions are 100% mine. What do you REALLY care about? Not just chatting about the weather or if you are a cat or a dog person, but do you have…

The Techy Culinarian

*Honest Blogger Found Here: I participated in this campaign as part of the AT&T Brand Ambassadors program.  I was given AT&T product and an event invitation in order to facilitate a blog post. Opinions are solely mine. Are you techy in the kitchen? Does a propped up tablet grace the top of your counter for…

Celebrity Chef: Mike Isabella and Roasted Potato Gnocchi

I’m a dreamer of culinary school. Cooking. Pastry. Baking. It doesn’t even matter. I just want to go to culinary school. Unfortunately, the keyword is “dream.” Now, I know some of you out there are saying, “It wasn’t what I thought it would be,” or “I went and I feel like it was a waste…

#HomemadeWithLove : Lunch with Jennie

Disclosure: I openly received the luncheon invite and gifts without any writing obligations. 100% my honest opinion. Affiliate link included. Recipes copied with permission from author. Disclosure policy here. In the elevator. Pushing a button for the 19th floor. “Where IS this event?” The elevator doors open and immediately, the comforting smells of home cooked…

See You Tomorrow at The Good Food Festival: Chicago?

I hope so! I can’t wait to be part of a whole fest of “mah people”… people who believe in good food, people who support and eat local, people who grow whole foods and people who practice home cooking and food preservation. Does it get any better? Why yes, it does! Tickets are still available…

#MCShowLIVE Cooking Talkshow: Tue 3/12 at 11 am CST

Tuesday, March 12 at 11 am CST on Mommacuisine.com …broadcasting from the Kenmore Craftsman LIVE Experience Studios in Chicago…yours truly will be guest baking!! It’s an Easter celebration! Kenmore’s in-house chef, Kari Karch, will be showing everyone how to roast the perfect leg of lamb. Johanna Cook (@Mommacuisine) will be demonstrating vegetable latkes and I…

Tonight: Good Food Festival Twitter Chat #GoodFoodChi

Mark you calendars friends…March 14-16, 2013 at the UIC Forum – Chicago… In its ninth year, the Good Food Festival & Conference returns to the UIC Forum for three full days of fantastic programming for food businesses, funders, industry representatives, and individuals and families that love Good Food. Produced by FamilyFarmed.org, the conference focuses on…

Chicago Food Swap: Seven Days of Food Haul

After a year of eyeballing and envying the Chicago Food Swap, I finally got to attend my first swap, last Sunday. I’ve been riding on so much giddiness and excitement that I’ve decided to start a NWI Food Swap. It quickly took on a life of it’s own. How amazing that so many people, right…