212. Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Peach Whiskey Barbecue Chicken

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 This weeks Heinen’s 4PM Panic recipe is one of my all-time favorites…Peach Whiskey Barbecue Chicken.  It’s great for a weekday with family or as a main dish for entertaining.  It’s easy but oh-so impressive.  Most cooks seem to have their four to six go-to recipes with slight variations. With our weekly menu ideas, hopefully you’ll feel … Read more…

206. Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Grilled Salmon and Macho Pea Smash

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 It’s been a busy day filled with kids’ activities so our family’s dinner tonight needs to be easy. One quick stop at Heinen’s Grocery inspired a simple, healthy menu filled with the colors of summer. To help you during those times when hungry kids head to the pantry before you’ve even thought about dinner, we’re … Read more…

199. Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Easy Enchiladas to the Rescue

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 You know that point in the afternoon when the kids come to you with growling stomachs and you have no clue what’s for dinner?  Believe me, it’s a feeling I know all too well.  With my own four children, I’ve learned a few tricks over the years about how to navigate this time of day, … Read more…

190. Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Blueberry Chicken Chopped Salad

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 When afternoon rolls around and we’ve been busy all day, the panic of what to make for dinner can be paralyzing. You know that moment that you have two wet kids who just finished playing in the sprinkler, a third whose craft project is all over the kitchen table and a fourth who needs a … Read more…

180. Menu Monday: New Flavors Coming Up at Bamboo Spoon Frozen Yogurt Cafe

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 Time for another Menu Monday update!  After a warm, sunny weekend like the one we just had, I thought we’d take a quick trip to The Arboretum of South Barrington to see what’s on the menu at Bamboo Spoon Frozen Yogurt Cafe.  Bamboo Spoon is a South Barrington family-owned business committed to serving healthy and … Read more…

156. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Newlyweds, One Sunday Afternoon

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 We’re excited to introduce a new contributor here at 365Barrington.com with this week’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper.  Professional photographer and BHS Class of 2010 alum, Aimee Mazzenga grew up in North Barrington and she is just beginning life as a newlywed after her May wedding.  Family dinners with her parents and siblings are among Aimee’s most … Read more…

147. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: For the Love of Family (and Lamb Chops)

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 When she’s not cooking up creative new recipes for her restaurant on Hough Street, Savory Salads owner and 2004 BHS graduate, Stephanie Jameson Dzugan says it’s all about cooking for family, especially on Sundays! A regular Heinen’s Grocery shopper, Stephanie agreed to share a favorite family meal for this week’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper feature at 365Barrington.com. Heinen’s gave Stephanie a gift card … Read more…

145. Kids Summer Cooking Classes at ZaZa’s Tavola Italiana

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 Want your kids to get cooking this summer? ZaZa’s Tavola Italiana in Lake Barrington is offering an exciting new Cooking Class for Kids in three sessions this June, July and August.  Skip the mess at home and allow your son or daughter to practice in the kitchen at ZaZa’s restaurant! All who take part will … Read more…

133. Menu Monday: Savory Salads’ Turkey Spinach Panini & Southwestern Salad

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 It’s Menu Monday and we’re keeping things fresh and healthy this week with a trip to Savory Salads in Barrington. Did you know that you can try two of Savory Salads’ most popular dishes with one order? Owner Stephanie Jameson Dzugan says people absolutely LOVE the Turkey Spinach Panini. Order the 1/2 panini with 1/2 … Read more…

120. Sneak Peek Inside Egg Harbor Café’s New Main Street Location Before Opening Day

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 It’s been many months in the making, but Egg Harbor Café is finally in the midst of their move from Cook Street to their brand new Barrington Main Street location.  They’re looking forward to welcoming diners to the new and improved space which is scheduled to open at 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6th! After … Read more…