327. Table and Dish Celebrates a Heinen’s Thanksgiving

 We’re celebrating Thanksgiving early, with the help of Heinen’s Grocery and photographer Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish.  One of the things most evident from Sally’s stunning food photography is that her seasoned culinary skills are matched by her gift for impeccable presentation. Sally makes each dish look like a work of art and – when it comes to my … Read more…

325. Family Recipes Inspire Heinen’s Thanksgiving Dishes

 As we head into the weekend before Thanksgiving, buying groceries for next week’s holiday tops to-do lists everywhere. The shelves, food cases and displays at Heinen’s Grocery will be fully stocked for shoppers with all the Thanksgiving turkeys, ingredients, baked goods and prepared foods you could possibly need for your Thanksgiving feast. Whether you’re cooking your entire meal from scratch … Read more…

305. Heinen’s “Freaky Fruit” Inspires Haunted Halloween Menus

 Planning a party this Halloween? You’ll find great ideas to inspire the most haunted holiday menus inside the Produce Department at Heinen’s Grocery in Barrington. Head straight to the exotic produce display and ask one of Heinen’s produce associates about using Melissa’s “Freaky Fruits” to create a spooky assortment of colorfully creepy dishes. Melissa’s is Heinen’s source for the freshest … Read more…

304. Four Restaurants Receive TasteFest Voter’s Choice Awards

 Four local restaurants earned top prizes during this week’s annual Great Barrington Area TasteFest featuring a delicious menu of tastes from dozens of area purveyors of food and spirits. Throughout the night guests voted for their favorite foods in four categories including “Best Taste”, “Best Entrée”, “Best Dessert” and “Best Spirit” and we have the names of this year’s winners! … Read more…

295. Great Barrington Area TasteFest Ticket Giveaway!

 We have tickets to give away to this Thursday’s Great Barrington Area Taste Fest featuring tastes from the finest purveyors of food and spirits in and around Barrington!  The annual food and business expo is hosted by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and it’s coming up from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October, 23rd, at the Chicago Marriott … Read more…

293. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: A Roeckell Family Fall Picnic

 Autumn leaves and fall’s freshest ingredients found at Heinen’s Grocery have inspired a new season of Sunday Supper features at 365Barrington.com. Heinen’s is offering a gift card to one Barrington family each week to purchase ingredients for their own Sunday meal. In turn, each family’s cook will invite us into their homes by authoring a Sunday Supper post about their … Read more…

251. Guests Rave About Smart Farm’s First Farm to Table Dinner

 Mother nature delivered with gorgeous late-summer weather for Smart Farm of Barrington’s first Farm to Table Dinner Saturday night. About 100 guests attended the sold-out event in the old Quaker Oats barn on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. They gathered to enjoy dishes artfully prepared by area chefs with locally grown ingredients. “Connecting farms, food and community” was … Read more…

244. Gentleman Farmer’s Guide to Choosing Healthy Eggs

 It’s Farmers Market day in Barrington!  This week’s featured highlights include a performance by Frank Badot, “the best chocolate and caramel sauces you will ever taste” from Grown-up Kid Stuff plus an amazin’ corn children’s activity at 3:30.  Jessica Green of The Gentleman Farmer says we’re going to love this week’s harvest from their Barrington Hills farm so be sure … Read more…

231. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: A Family Meal with Mama Jess

 For this week’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper, Mama Jess organic pasta sauce founder and Barrington’s own Jessica Grelle invites us to pull up a chair to her family’s dinner table.   I was curious to know what Sunday Suppers look like for Jessica, a mother-of-two focused on filling her family, like her sauces, with as many veggies as possible.  Heinen’s gave … Read more…

222. Get Growing: Barrington Farmer’s Market Etiquette

 The season’s brightest colors are starting to emerge as produce like freshly harvested tomatoes, red spring onions and peppers return to the Barrington Farmer’s Market.  The 2014 market is open from 2 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October 16th.  Be sure to stop by and say hi to Barrington’s own Dominic & Jessica Green of The Gentleman Farmer when … Read more…