Culinary Spotlight Archive

  • Guest post from Mary, who loves everything from relaxing in her pajamas to running and traveling. I was going through my fridge looking for something to make the other day and... 0

    Fig, Mushroom and Date Pizza

    Guest post from Mary, who loves everything from relaxing in her pajamas to running and traveling. I was going through my fridge looking for something to make the other day and...

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  • Austin Ford’s PhD is as fresh as a just plucked plum.  On Friday, May 18, 2012, he successfully defended his mathematics thesis on…wait for it…”The Structural and Dispersive Properties of... 0

    Math and Baking: Austin Ford

    Austin Ford’s PhD is as fresh as a just plucked plum.  On Friday, May 18, 2012, he successfully defended his mathematics thesis on…wait for it…”The Structural and Dispersive Properties of...

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  • Paul Kotta is a co-founder of MellowMonk.com, an eco-friendly purveyor of natural green tea. The company imports their tea directly from family-owned and -operated tea farms in the Aso region of... 0

    Mellow Monk Green Tea: Paul Kotta

    Paul Kotta is a co-founder of MellowMonk.com, an eco-friendly purveyor of natural green tea. The company imports their tea directly from family-owned and -operated tea farms in the Aso region of...

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  • Michael Bottigliero is a wine sommalier at Eno in Chicago, a 42-seat urban oasis that features a 5,000-bottle cellar and a world-class selection of cheese and chocolate to compliment your beverage... 0

    Eno: Michael Bottigliero

    Michael Bottigliero is a wine sommalier at Eno in Chicago, a 42-seat urban oasis that features a 5,000-bottle cellar and a world-class selection of cheese and chocolate to compliment your beverage...

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  • Judith Schad is the owner of Capriole, an Indiana- based maker of artisanal goat cheeses. Capriole has been making their chevre by hand for over 30 years, using milk from their... 0

    Capriole Goat Cheese: Judith Schad

    Judith Schad is the owner of Capriole, an Indiana- based maker of artisanal goat cheeses. Capriole has been making their chevre by hand for over 30 years, using milk from their...

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  • Chef Peter Rios is the mastermind behind Chicago-based Alliance Bakery & Café, a haven of fine European pastries and desserts created using only the best ingredients, 82% butter, cream, seasonal fruits... 0

    Alliance Bakery: Peter Rios

    Chef Peter Rios is the mastermind behind Chicago-based Alliance Bakery & Café, a haven of fine European pastries and desserts created using only the best ingredients, 82% butter, cream, seasonal fruits...

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  • Chef Carrie Nahabedian is the co-founder and executive chef of Chicago-based NAHA restaurant. Her career spans more than 24 years, and includes a roll-call of reputable establishments including the Ritz-Carlton,... 0

    NAHA: Chef Carrie Nahabedian

    Chef Carrie Nahabedian is the co-founder and executive chef of Chicago-based NAHA restaurant. Her career spans more than 24 years, and includes a roll-call of reputable establishments including the Ritz-Carlton,...

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