155. #HeinensSundaySupper – Dinner with the Donleas

Heinen's Sunday Supper - Dinner at the Donleas

With stone fruit back in season, fresh peaches are reappearing in recipes around Barrington.  They’re playing a special role in this week’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper, shared by none other than Kelly Donlea, the Chief Operating Mom of one of our favorite foodie families. For a look at Sunday Suppers around Barrington, Heinen’s Grocery is offering […]

30. Barrington Eats: BIG GAME XLVIII Chili Cookoff

Big Game Chili Cookoff

The NFL’s Big Game is just hours away, with the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks preparing to meet at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.  For many, this day is all about football, halftime shows and watching the year’s best commercials.  For others, like me, it’s a great excuse to cook my family’s latest favorite […]

364. Barrington Family Recipe Contest Winners REVEALED!

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The vote was extremely close but our readers have had the final say and chosen the top three winners in our first Barrington Family Recipes Contest at 365Barrington.com.  Close to 1,500 votes were cast over the weekend and it was extremely close, but the first place winner who received 35% of the votes cast is  […]

363. Vote for Your Favorite Barrington Family Recipe

Barrington Family Recipes Contest, 2013

All of the entries are in and the time has come to select our 2013 Barrington Family Recipes contest winners! On the line are SEVEN generous gift card prizes from Heinen’s grocery store in Barrington and there are seven recipes in our contest so everyone will be a winner! But we do have to choose […]

361. Barrington Family Recipes: Nana’s Minestrone Soup

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We have one more reader-submitted recipe to share for our Barrington Family Recipes contest and we saved this one for last because it’s a reminder of how much we love and miss family members who are no longer here to celebrate Christmas with us. Paula Voska from one of the two families that own ZaZa’s […]

359. Family Recipes Contest: Jay’s Creamy Gaaahlic Reds

Jason Richards' dad inspired his love for cooking

I’ve had some fun in the kitchen today preparing dishes for Christmas Eve and tomorrow’s Christmas Day feasts.  With my 5-year-old daughter Grace by my side, I was reminded of this next recipe submitted in our Barrington Family Recipes Contest.  Jason Richards lives in the Village of Barrington and he says he inherited his love […]

358. Recipes Contest: Julian Family’s “Roll-up Pancakes”

John Julian's "Roll-Up Pancakes"

Barrington attorney and father of three, John Julian, has a special skill in the kitchen.  Turns out, he’s a master at making crepes!  (Who knew?) Over the years, the process has become a favorite Julian family activity and, today, John is sharing his crepes recipe with us for our Barrington Family Recipes contest. We’ve been […]

356. Family Recipes Contest: Karen Russell’s Reunion Cake

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With Christmas just days away, chances are you’re planning to reunite with loved ones you haven’t seen in a while.  So it’s the perfect time to share Karen Russell’s Reunion Cake, a recipe she learned from her Aunt Emiline and shared with us for our Barrington Family Recipes Contest.  Karen, by the way, is an artist […]

352. Family Recipes: Michelle Van Loon’s Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives

Michelle Van Loon's Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives

The star of our family dinner tonight is one of the latest entries we received in our Barrington Family Recipes contest. This one is called Michelle Van Loon’s Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives and our house is filled with the most delicious aromas after cooking this dish.  With garlic, olives, raisins and cinnamon tucked […]

327. Tasty Tuesday Inspires New Family Recipes in Barrington

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The Tasty Tuesday initiative in Barrington 220 elementary schools is inspiring parents to incorporate the featured ingredient of the month into more of their recipes at home.  I know our family will be preparing more meals in the weeks ahead with Clementines, December’s Tasty Tuesday featured food of the month.  As part of the Tasty […]

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