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Why Popcorn is the Best Snack

  If you've been to The Chopping Block, you know we love to sample out the products we carry in our retail stores. We usually offer a variety of popcorn with different seasonings such as our famous ...

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Give the Gift of Cooking with Gift Cards

As you start to think about your holiday gift list, you may be overwhelmed trying to come up the perfect present. Maybe you know someone's favorite store, but have no idea what to pick out within it. ...

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The Building Blocks of Cooking: Tools and Equipment

In the first part of the Building Blocks of Cooking series, we covered essential spices, vinegars and oils that home cooks should have in their pantries. This month, we'll highlight kitchen tools and ...

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Stumped on What to Get Dad? Our Father's Day Gift Guide can Help

Buying a Father's Day gift can be hard. If your dad is like my dad, he pretty much has everything he needs. And if he doesn't, he just goes out and buys it for himself. When we do find what we think ...

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Real Customer Service: Is it a Thing of the Past?

As part of the retail team at The Chopping Block, servicing our customers is the main focus of my job. Providing our customers with excellent service, education and great gourmet kitchen products is ...

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You Benefit by Giving the Gift of Cooking

You may have heard we're planning a party tomorrow. DNAinfo Chicago even put out a freebie alert this week (be sure to listen to the interview) about The Chopping Block Classic. This free food and ...

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From Fan to Employee: A Chopping Block Chef's Journey

I’ve happily been an employee of The Chopping Block for a little over 8 years now. But long before I became an employee, I was a huge fan.

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Springing into Spring

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