Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Curious Kitchen

A Sunday Afternoon at Opus One Winery

A Tasting of Opus One and Overture with Winemaker Michael Silacci  Opus One is is arguably one of the most heralded and iconic wines in all of Napa Valley and the world. It started as a collaboration between California wine…

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What’s Cookin’, Dames?

By Carol Mighton Haddix If you are like me, you’ve been cooking up a storm during this pandemic. I’m finding I’m cooking batches of things such as chili and stews, and freezing leftovers for later. And I’m getting good about…

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Zooming Through Farm & Kitchen

By Carol Mighton Haddix The day was squinting-ly sunny, warm…delightful. But for one group of Dames and guests, the sensory input instead came through a computer screen. We were participating in a Virtual Farm Tour & Cooking Demo on Aug….

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Curious Kitchen: Thanks for a Super Simple Side

Puzzling over what to serve alongside the Thanksgiving turkey? Sure, figuring out the supporting players is a challenge especially with family “requirements”: Granny’s cornbread stuffing. Uncle Jim’s canned jellied cranberry sauce. Our favorite? A super simple side called Albuquerque Corn…

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Curious Kitchen: Amelia Levin’s Peanut Butter Bites

By Dame Judy Hevrdejs We’ve have changed from swimsuit to sweater season, but that doesn’t stop the lure of Lake Michigan and the cottages and towns along America’s Third Coast. There’s glorious autumn foliage to be enjoyed on a hike…

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