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2015_Day 324: Soup's on

Have you ever noticed how the dish you make never looks quite as good as the picture in the recipe? Well, at least that’s true for me, most of the time. 193 more words


Butternut Shrimp Bisque

1 pound medium shrimp, heads on
5 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
2 cups diced onions
1 bay leaf
4 cups (about 1 medium) peeled, seeded and diced butternut squash… 253 more words


See Gino, See Gino Eat, C Chicago

Earlier this year a great friend and I went to a popular seafood restaurant in Chicago’s River North neighbourhood. The name showed up in countless reviews as being one of the best in the city. 626 more words


Mushroom bisque

Guys! Guys! I have now been writing Optional Kitchen forĀ a whole year. I hope that I’ll look back on this post in another year, or five, or ten, and think “jeez, Mike, calm down with your 1 single year.” But at the moment, it feels rather momentous! 812 more words

Veg*n Or Veg*n-possible