Fruit soup, who knew? Carrot apple soup is warm, smooth, sweet, savory and comforting. During the 70’s, when canned soup and T.V. dinners became the rage, my sweet Mother managed to avoid
We’ve finally started seeing signs of spring. The sunshine has been glorious, adding a bit of color to the typical grey tones of Chicago winter. The forsythia bush outside my kitchen door
This week’s Heinen’s “4PM Panic” recipe offers, in a word, simplicity. It’s a dish that can be used for dinner then easily packed into tomorrow’s lunchbox. We’re pulling out the muffin tins
Sometimes dinner and lunch can have a great deal in common. In this week’s Heinen’s “4PM Panic” post I’m recreating for my family, a sandwich I enjoyed last week for lunch from the Galleria
For this week’s Menu Monday feature, we’re taking a trip to Gianni’s Cafe, with locations in Kildeer and downtown Palatine. Owned and operated by a Barrington-area family, Gianni’s specializes in homemade pasta
Roasted Sweet Potato, Red Onions and Lemon Hummus started as a left over throw together salad. Now, because these flavors have become a family favorite, we don’t wait for left over sides.
Quite some time ago 365Barrington hosted a Family Recipes contest and I was the lucky photographer tasked with photographing the entries. This recipe is one that I photographed and have kept in
Just over a year ago, our family moved to Barrington after years of living in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. During our last year in L.A., every Saturday morning
Butternut squash, roasted and blended into a creamy soup, is what’s on deck for this week’s Heinen’s “4PM Panic” post to help avoid that last minute scramble to put something on the
It is undoubtably winter. The cold temps are a great reason to fire up the oven. This time of year the produce lends itself to delicious roasted vegetables. Roasting is one of
Now that the Holiday is behind us, we are feeling the need to make healthier choices as we head into the new year. In this weeks “4PM Panic” post I wanted to explore
This week’s “4PM Panic” is one we enjoy tucked in near the fire with a good bottle of wine and lots of crusty bread for dipping. Winter is the perfect season for Mussels
With Christmas just days away, this weeks “4PM Panic” post features one last simple cookie recipe, just in case you have a bit more baking to do. One of my favorites, Cookies &
With Christmas coming up next week, “4PM Panic” is not just a mealtime phenomenon. There are parties to prepare for and thoughtful gifts to be found and it’s a comfort to know
Heinen’s upcoming “Bubbles & Cheese” sparkling wine, Champagne and cheese tasting event inspired this week’s 4PM Panic post because there are times when a cheese platter is the simplest solution for dinner.