Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Curious Kitchen


3-Ingredient Solution: Ina’s Potatoes

By Dame Judy Hevrdejs When life seems to be one big time crunch, great do-ahead recipes are lifesavers. Especially the easy ones.  And definitely the ones made with just three ingredients — except for, say, salt and pepper — that…

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3-Ingredient Solution: Beets

By Dame Judy Hevrdejs Farmers markets won’t head outdoors for several weeks, but there are lots of indoor farmers markets in the city and suburbs.  At Green City Market, currently inside the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum until May 5, we picked up…

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Curious Kitchen: Our Cookbook Picks

By Dame Judy Hevrdejs So you weren’t gifted a great cookbook this past holiday season. Not to worry. There are always new ones to try, maybe Brindisa: The True Food of Spain by Monika Linton, or Valerie’s Home Cooking, by Valerie…

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The 3-Ingredient Solution: Smoked Trout Spread with Horseradish

by Dame Judy Hevrdejs Do recipes with 10-plus ingredients stress you out? I know they can for me. Don’t stress. You need “The 3-Ingredient Solution.” Yes, just 3 ingredients (plus a little salt, freshly ground black pepper and herbs to…

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Curious Kitchen: Winter Squash

Winter Squash: One Tough but Delicious Character by Dame Judy Hevrdejs Multi-colored winter squash, those acorns, butternuts and more, piled up at farmers markets and grocery stores look cool, right? And they make a nice centerpiece. But give them some…

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