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Foraging and Cooking Puffball Mushrooms

  My latest edition on foraging and cooking wild mushrooms features a relatively new mushroom for me: the Puffball. I grew up hunting morels but living in urban environments for the last 30+ years, I ...

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Creamy Sausage and Potato Soup

When the weather turns cold, there is nothing I want more than a bowl of piping hot, hearty soup. I prefer a creamy soup that warms the soul. While I do enjoy a good soup, I don’t always have the ...

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What Do Chefs Eat When They Don't Feel Well?

  My fascination around what people eat when they are under the weather started when a beloved former employee of ours mentioned that she would make her husband a soft-boiled egg when he was ill. I ...

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Food Comics: Hot and Spicy Tomato Soup

We are pleased to introduce Food Comics from The Chopping Block where our resident Cartoonist Tom O'Brien illustrates his cooking adventures. Here, he shows us how to make the perfect accompaniment ...

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Best Tomato Soup Ever

We're nearing the very end of tomato season, so I want to celebrate them with one of my all time favorite go-to recipes.

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Food Comics: French Onion Soup

We are pleased to introduce Food Comics from The Chopping Block where our resident Cartoonist Tom O'Brien illustrates his cooking adventures. Here, he shows us how to make his favorite soup, Alton ...

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How to Fill Your Lunch Break

  No matter how many to-do lists I make, I can’t seem to be productive on my lunch break. It is as if my brain is in work mode, and personal administration work just cannot be mixed. So, I go on ...

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Food Comics: Roasted Red Pepper Corn Chowder

We are pleased to introduce Food Comics from The Chopping Block where our resident Cartoonist Tom O'Brien illustrates his cooking adventures. Here, he shows us how to make one of his favorite dishes ...

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The Best Soup, Pho-Real

March in the Midwest brings some dreary rainy days, and dreary days scream for soup! One of my favorite soups is the Vietnamese soup Pho (pronounced fuh).

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Sopa Azteca: The Ultimate "Company Soup"

  Growing up in Chicagoland in the 70s and 80s, I don’t remember eating much ethnic food.  We were a meat and potatoes kind of family.  And is with most families with three children with three ...

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