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What are French Mother Sauces?

Food, How-To

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailA few days ago, a chef asked me if I knew about the French Mother Sauces and I nodded along as though I knew exactly what I was talking about, but officially I neither confirmed nor denied. I know that the…

How To: Make a Vintage New York Egg Cream Bar

Food, How-To

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail This past weekend marked six years of living in Chicago. Naturally, I spent the weekend in New York instead of doing Chicago-y things in the city I currently call my own. As much as I love that I…

Peppermint Eggnog

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail Eggnog is one my favorite things about the holiday season, but it’s seldom something I actually make the effort to create from scratch. This year though, it’s been on the short list for a long time and finally,…