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Worry What to Bring to a Potluck? Everyone’s a Winner at a Potluck

I love potlucks. There is nothing that fills my heart more than seeing a huge variety of dishes out for me to sample.

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Pigs Heads are Not for the Faint of Heart

There is a distinct possibility that I am a little too obsessed with pork. In my tiny little Chicago apartment, I have a curing cave for making cured meats (mainly pork). I recently pulled out a ...

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Pinch Some Tails in our Crawfish Boil Class

One of my favorite classes to teach at The Chopping Block is Crawfish Boil because it means we are beginning the transition from spring to summer. It's also tons of fun! In this class, you’ll not ...

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Let’s Get Herbal: Creative Ways to Use Herbs

Do your attempts at home gardening look like mine?

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Easy Dill Dishes

Dill was thought to be a good luck symbol by the First Century Romans, according to the Food Lover's Companion. The herb has been around for thousands of years and has been used for both culinary and ...

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Tropical Fruit Passion

I took a break from Chicago's cold weather this winter to fly to tropical Miami Beach, Florida. It was between 75 and 80 degrees and sunny every day we were there. It’s funny what warm weather does ...

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My Switch to Coconut Oil

This post isn’t about the nutritional differences between coconut oil and other oils. Yes, I’ve Googled the nutrition of coconut oil versus olive oil, and I’m sure you can do the same. They’re pretty ...

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The Secret of Siberian Health: 7 Principles that will Change your Life

I often get the question: “Why don’t you ever get sick?”

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How to Scale a Recipe

Ever wanted to understand how to double your favorite recipe? Increasing or decreasing a recipe is referred to as “scaling a recipe,” and it really is an art. Now, it's relatively simple to double a ...

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Hawaiian Wedding Planning: Part One

Last year, one of my good friends asked me to cater his wedding rehearsal dinner in Michigan and, of course, I said “Yes!” A weekend in Michigan, hanging out with a couple hundred of my closest ...

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