Heinen’s Sunday Supper | A Life from Scratch’s Homemade Pork Ragu

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | A Life from Scratch’s Homemade Pork Ragu

 As I chop herbs & veggies for tonight’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper, I can’t help but wonder how everyone’s winter is going so far? Aside from the random arctic blast earlier in December (that has us all seriously bracing ourselves) I feel like, weather-wise, we’ve had it pretty…..good. Very little snow, very little sub zero temps, but also very little sunshine. Sigh. You can’t have it … Read more…

Cooking with Heinen’s | Modern Farmette’s Holiday Brunch with Spinach & Heirloom Tomato Frittata, Pomegranate Crostini and Christmas Star Bread

Cooking with Heinen’s | Modern Farmette’s Holiday Brunch with Spinach & Heirloom Tomato Frittata, Pomegranate Crostini and Christmas Star Bread

 The season is bright and weʼre filled with cheer here in the Modern Farmette kitchen! Christmas day brunch is definitely one of the things we look forward to the most every year. Amidst the busyness, we love slowing down and enjoying a wonderful home cooked breakfast made with fresh, healthy ingredients from Heinenʼs Grocery. Todayʼs brunch includes a selection of hand-picked recipes from our brunch … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Best Beef Bourguignon to Bring to a Neighbor

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Best Beef Bourguignon to Bring to a Neighbor

 If you follow along with me on Instagram you’ve probably put together a few things by now. Hopefully high on that list is that I am a seasonal gal, at heart. As much as I claim ‘summer forever’ I truly believe I need each of the seasons for very specific reasons and, with winter upon us, I’ve started to reflect on what this season brings … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Simple Harvest, Abundant Blessings with Modern Farmette

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Simple Harvest, Abundant Blessings with Modern Farmette

 For this week’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper, the couple behind the gorgeous local recipe blog, Modern Farmette, is updating their traditional Thanksgiving feast with new favorite dishes rich with the flavors of the season. On their menu for this year’s Thanksgiving? A feast fit for two (or more) featuring Stuffed Cornish Hens, Rainbow Hash, Roasted Grape Crostini with Double Cream Brie, Citrus Vanilla Cider & Spiced … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | A New England-Inspired Meal with Modern Farmette

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | A New England-Inspired Meal with Modern Farmette

 For this week’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper, the couple behind the gorgeous new seasonal recipe blog, The Modern Farmette, is taking us on an autumn trip to coastal New England. Barrington area photographers Ben and Miranda Gustafson share a passion for cooking with farm-fresh ingredients. No matter what’s on their grocery list, they say shopping at Heinen’s offers an endless source of inspiration. A New England-Inspired … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Crock Pot Italian Beef Sandwiches

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Crock Pot Italian Beef Sandwiches

 Another piece for Heinen’s Sunday Supper, and I find myself in a bit of an awkward spot this week. Because of course, like any true Chicago gal I’m all GO CUBS GO decked out in my Cubs ensemble, and yet this week I happen to be writing a World Series Sunday Suppers piece about our favorite Crock Pot Italian Beef Sandwiches for the oh so … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Glantz Family Gumbo with Chicken & Sausage

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Glantz Family Gumbo with Chicken & Sausage

 Something I so love about my blog, A Life From Scratch, is the doors it has opened and the people I have gotten to meet. What started off as a mere space to share recipes has grown and opened doors with Apartment Therapy, Martha Stewart Living, Make It Better, and most recently a darling business right in my own home town: 365 Barrington. The owner, … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Family Taco Nights with Shauna Niequist

Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Family Taco Nights with Shauna Niequist

 After writing about Barrington for the past 6+ years, I’m always delighted when I make new local discoveries. Sometimes they’re locally produced products. Sometimes they’re off-the-beaten-path places. But the best kind of discoveries are people who are accomplishing amazing things right here in our own back yard! Author Shauna Niequist is a recent example. After seeing pictures of her books, Savor, Bread & Wine, Bittersweet … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper: A Favorite Kainz Family Mexican Feast

Heinen’s Sunday Supper: A Favorite Kainz Family Mexican Feast

 Onion Pub & Brewery co-owner, Jennifer Kainz, has just introduced a brand new non-profit in the new year dedicated to finding solutions to the global issue of food waste on a local level. It’s called Mindful Waste and they’re working hard to eliminate food waste through education, prevention and recovery. Not only is Jennifer a champion of food conservation and waste reduction on a local … Read more…

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

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

 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 cherished memories.  And she’s loving every minute of carrying on … Read more…

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

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

 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 to purchase groceries for her Sunday Supper this week.  She created a … Read more…

117. Sally’s Spring Brunch for Heinen’s Sunday Supper

117. Sally’s Spring Brunch for Heinen’s Sunday Supper

 When it comes to Sunday Suppers with family and friends, sometimes special weekly meals are best served early! There are Sundays when food stylist and photographer, Sally Roeckell loves to plan a special brunch for her family.  The kids enjoy an early feast and can fill up on leftovers throughout the day. With Mother’s Day coming up and graduation season upon us, we thought we’d … Read more…

93. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Guerriere Family Pear Salad, Sea Scallops & Sunday Gravy

93. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Guerriere Family Pear Salad, Sea Scallops & Sunday Gravy

 It’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper time and the Guerriere family is inviting us to their dinner table tonight by sharing photos of some of their favorite Sunday dishes. Hyla, an interior designer and Nick, a financial trader, say they always enjoy sharing Sunday meals at home with their three children. Heinen’s Grocery gave the Guerrieres a gift card to purchase groceries for this week’s dinner, which … Read more…