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Weekend special:  Chicago's own Shrimp de Jonghe

Our store has jumbo 16-20 count wild-caught, raw Gulf shrimp on sale this weekend (editor’s note: by now, some of you have figured out where I work; after all, how many high-end grocery chains are there in greater Chicago? 678 more words

Main Dishes

Marmalade - Facts and History

The name Marmalade comes from the Portuguese word Marmelos, a quince paste similar in texture to an orange spread popular long before the commercialisation of marmalade in the late 18th century. 264 more words

Traditional Recipes

Food in The Hobbit

Article taken from http://oakden.co.uk/tea-in-the-hobbit/
Thanks to Joshua Robertson for finding and sharing this one!  And as a present day tea drinker, Mrs. Beeton’s instructions from 1861 on properly making tea are still totally right! 3,733 more words

Announcing the March Madness Food Fight Club Winner

Drum roll please…

The winner of the 2016 March Madness Food Fight Club is…

Vegetable Curry!

Thanks to all who voted throughout the competition. If you decide to make this winning recipe, please tell us about it and share some photos. 213 more words


TBT - Back to The Tudors

It’s throwback Thursday and we are going way back to the Tudor Period with a Recipe for Tart Owte Lent.

I originally did this video for my Unintentional Wino Thursday Challenge Series but figured I’d re share it here.


Food Fight Club Final: Snail Water v. Vegetable Curry

It’s the Food Fight Club final! Snail Water won round 1 and Vegetable Curry won round 2. Now it’s time for these two tough competitors to duke it out once and for all. 389 more words


Food Fight Club Round 2: Vegetable Curry v. Ragout of Squirrel

It’s time for match two of our March Madness Food Fight Club.

First, the reveal of last week’s smackdown: Snail Water triumphed over Pear and Tomato Chutney… 397 more words