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Amuse Bouche Newsletters

September 2020

Featuring the President’s note, a recap of our program,  A Virtual Farm Tour & Cooking Demo; a recipe from Dame Sarah Stegner for warm kale, leek, tomato, and corn salad with pesto; meet a member – Barbara Glunz, article about Green Tables initiative committee offering cooking lessons via video to the Boys and Girls Club, recap of Dames Who Read program featuring the book “Always Home: A Daughter’s Recipes and Stories”, upcoming events.

June 2020

Featuring the President’s note, a recap of our first annual meeting on Zoom, meet a member – Patty Erd, new board members, contact info for chapter chairs.

April 2020

Featuring the President’s note, Chicago Dames’ favorite memories of the Mexico City trip, Bookends and Beginnings accolades, Carol Mighton Haddix’s recipe for Mom’s Cornmeal Shortbread Cookies.

March 2020

Featuring the President’s note,  a list of Dame owned retail businesses to support, chapter historical highlights in honor of Women’s History Month, recap of Dames Who Read “Women in Food”, recap of Dames even From Spark to Stores with Dame Stephanie Lock.

Panache Newsletters

Each quarter, Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago publishes a print newsletter with features about members and member activities, recipes and more. Check out the past issues below. Click on link for full newsletter.

Fall 2018

Featuring the President’s letter,  new board members, scholarship recipients, a Provence culinary adventure.

Summer 2018

Featuring the President’s letter, new members, Culinarium recap, Peterson garden project Green Tables grant.

Spring 2018

Featuring the President’s letter, Konnichiwa: Embracing the food and culture of Japan, the Grand Dame peachy syrup cocktail, Sipping and learning with the authors of “Craft Coffee’’, 4 tips for brewing the perfect cup of coffee, Culinarium information.

Winter 2017

Featuring the President’s letter, festive baked goods from members, why LDEI matters, recap of LDEI annual conference.

Fall 2017

Featuring the President’s letter, a discussion of ‘Stealing Buddha’s Dinner’ book club event, scholarship award recipients, meet the new board members, Dame Mary Aregoni’s Vietnamese recipe for Bo luc lac.

Summer 2017

Featuring the President’s letter, a recap of “Flavors of Mexico” trip, spring events, meet the new members, celebrating the life of Jill Van Cleeve.

Spring 2017

Featuring the President’s letter, a review of the winter Fancy Food Show, A Fat Tuesday tour, members share their favorite cookbooks.

Winter 2016

Featuring the President’s letter, article about the importance of our scholarship giving, meant new scholarship recipients, member spotlight – Claudia Jendon, first time annual conference goers article.

Fall 2016

Featuring Dame of Distinction, Nancy Brusset; summer programs recap, Dames who blog, Dame Mary McMahon’s recipe for ricotta cheese tart with seasonal berries, Dame Veronica Hastings recipe for roast chicken thighs with pancetta and green olives

Summer 2016

Featuring the President’s letter, Culinarium photo wall and review, recipe from Dame Julie Chernoff for Rhubarb Rosé Sangria, meet the new Dame members.

Spring 2016

Dames in the Salon program recap, recipe from Dame JeanMarie Brownson for Chorizo and seafood stew, review of a new book, Dinner at Home, by Dame JeanMarie Brownson; review of Dames who read program, “Gumbo Tale.

Winter 2015

Featuring last minute holiday gift ideas, Spring Fundraiser plans, recipes for Cranberry gingersnap cookies and Dried cherry and dark chocolate scones.

Fall 2015

Featuring the President’s letter, summer programs recap and photos, recipe for Uncle John’s Negroni by Dame Gina Voci, meet two new board members.

Summer 2015

Featuring the President’s letter, Garden to Tables programs at Roberti Community House, meet new Dames class of 2015, proposed bylaw changes, scholarship member/mentor update.

Spring 2015

Featuring the President’s letter, “Heritage Potluck” program recap, meet your board members, recipe for Malaysian beef curry from Dame Rebecca Wheeler.

Winter 2014

Featuring the President’s letter, Dorie Greenspan program recap, town hall meeting recap, meet your board members, in memorium Sue Lin Gin.

Fall 2014

Featuring the President’s letter, in memorium: Elaine Gonzalez, anatomy of a Les Dames fundraiser, new board members, recipe for Chicken with lemon and rosemary By Carol Mighton Haddix

Summer 2014

Spring 2014

Spring 2013

Winter 2012

Fall 2012

Summer 2012

Spring 2012

Winter 2011

Fall 2011

Summer 2011

Spring 2011

Winter 2010-2011

Fall 2010

Summer 2010

Spring 2010

Winter 2009

Fall 2009

Summer 2009

Spring 2009

Winter 2008-09 Event Photos

Winter 2008

Fall 2008 Event Photos

Fall 2008

Summer 2008 Event Photos

Summer 2008

2008 Spring Event Photos

Spring 2008

Winter 2007

Fall 2007

Summer 2007

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