I joined his barbecued rib quest, but I also make my own. While it is possible to make them on the grill, I think it’s easier to control the temperature in the oven. I want a delicious meal, but it’s also a holiday. I love the idea of putting something in the oven, and giving it little attention beyond occasional basting.
Growing bored of toast, I started noticing enticing overnight oat jars. Stirred together than put in the refrigerator, they couldn’t be easier
My newest discovery is grilled sweet potatoes. Soft and custardy inside, they have the marvelous consistency of a roasted sweet potato without having the oven on for an hour.
The refreshing sweet and sour flavors of hibiscus, lime and ginger made me think of Mexican aqua frescas, so I paired it with a chopped southwestern salad. If you aren’t familiar with them, they are a healthy simple summer dinner.
Pimm’s Cup may be the drink of Wimbledon, but spring strawberries always inspire me to rush the season. I became a fan of the drink while a student in Ann Arbor, MI where it was served at The Old Town Tavern.
Evanston, IL is a college town just north of Chicago. The diverse community and proximity to the city have made the town a foodie destination. Nevertheless The Lucky Platter is local institution, an upscale diner open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Nice days make me want something refreshing, and my favorite choice is iced tea. I’ve been drinking iced tea all my life. Looking back on it, I realize it’s odd that a child would be allowed this beverage at every meal. Nevertheless, I became a connoisseur of the drink.
Although I went to hear the policy discussions, I couldn’t help but be swept up by the commitment and innovation of the entrepreneurs.Here are some of my favorites:
Mango Pickle, 5842 N. Broadway St., in the nearby Edgewater neighborhood is my new India favorite restaurant. Featuring farm-to-table dining and craft cocktails, it is an innovative modern bistro. The restaurant offers a small selection of Western Indian dishes, traditional favorites and Indian inspired recipes.
I am not a morning person. One of the ways I kept my morning routine simple was by not eating breakfast at all. I like to start the day gently, including breakfast. And while I l haven’t managed to start with yoga or meditation, I have adjusted some of my routine. The biggest change has…