Why You Need Vernors Ginger Ale and Ginger Ice Cream for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Dinner Thanksgiving is around the corner. It’s definitely time to start planning the menu. Last year I wrote a post about how the stomach soothing properties of ginger make Vernors Ginger Ale a favorite accompaniment to a Michigan Thanksgiving dinner. As a popular holiday spice, ginger conjures up memories of fun and celebrations. Nevertheless,…

What Kind of Summer Cook Are You?

Summer Summer can be short in Chicago, and I don’t want to spend mine in the kitchen. I take my cue from Ina Garten, a cook I try to emulate. She suggests using the best ingredients and preparing them simply. Fortunately, I have the popular Evanston farmer’s market to keep me supplied with fresh picked fruits and vegetables…