<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=403686353314829&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">
  • The Chopping Blog

What I’ve Learned from TCB Chefs

  I’m no chef. I’m a pretty good cook, mostly due to the influence of my career in eating and drinking. Like most people, I have some sure-fire recipes for everyday and a few showstoppers. My Coq au ...

Read More

Home Cook Chef Hacks

  There have been numerous culinary techniques I have learned throughout my career that have made me the chef I am today. I always say that as a cook you need to understand all of the aspects of ...

Read More

How to Master the Farmers Market

Farmers markets, along with breweries with giant patios, a lakefront that may as well be the ocean, and a skyline like no other make summers in Chicago worth the cold, hard winters we endure. If ...

Read More

10 Tips for Summer Parties

Warm weather and perfect nights means it’s time to take your dinner party outside. Whether in the backyard, out on the deck or at the neighborhood park, a few simple tips will ensure an easy summer ...

Read More

Why Dinner Parties Rule

  Modern times seem to call for people always wanting to host a cocktail party. I get it: the vision of martini glasses clinking, and platters of all shapes and sizes holding perfectly manicured ...

Read More

Teach Your Kids These Kitchen Safety Tips

  Nothing draws families together like sharing a meal made by loving hands. So it's only natural for parents to teach their kids how to find their way around the kitchen. In this post, we're sharing ...

Read More

You Can Teach an Old Dog New Kitchen Tricks

I’ve been cooking and barbequing for 40 years and have tons of experience. So even as a new member of The Chopping Block’s team, I was skeptical that I might learn something new in a recent hands-on ...

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Most Recent Posts

cooking_classes
gift_cards
New Call-to-action
Sign Up To Get