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

Grilled Greek Chicken with Grilled Watermelon and Halloumi Salad

A few years ago (which now seems like an eternity ago), my fiancé and I took an incredible trip to Greece. Aside from the gorgeous views, we, of course, ate some incredible food. While it sounds ...

Read More

Watermelon Wonders

  My favorite summertime fruit is watermelon and with the recent heat wave, I have plenty in my fridge. Between breakfast, lunch and dinner, I think I have eaten the equivalent of one and a half ...

Read More

What-A-Melon: Four Ways to Use a Watermelon

I look forward to summer for two reasons – softball and watermelon. Since eating a softball is frowned upon, I’m focusing on a few of the amazing ways you can enjoy watermelon. The first step is ...

Read More

Science Says Drink 8 Cups of Water(Melon) a Day, Right?

  I’ve been in full-on summer mode for weeks now and between boozy popsicles, frozés and too many barbecues, I’m feeling a little parched. That’s why I was delighted to find that I could have my ...

Read More

Snack on Seeds this Summer

  Long, hot days strolling through street fairs, music festivals, city sidewalks, and farmer’s markets spark quite the appetite! Kids and adults alike are filling up on one of my personal favorite ...

Read More

Summer Dessert: Watermelon-Roasted Jalapeño Sorbet

I was working toward a degree in elementary education a few years ago, and one of my classmates was having a snack between classes. It was slices of fresh watermelon sprinkled with chili powder. I ...

Read More

A Dog's Ode to Bacon

Summer is in full swing, kids! I’m sure right now you are on a boat, playing croquet, grilling out or applying a good layer of SPF 95. I am a huge fan of summer. I love being hot, eating snow cones ...

Read More

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

There’s a reason why Norm came back to the bar day after day, and it may not have had anything to do with the domestic beer and subpar bar snacks.

Read More

Watermelon: Summer’s Candy

I love watermelon; it’s sweet, juicy, and refreshing. It is also a great source of vitamins A, C and B6. There is something about this juicy melon that takes me back to my childhood, sitting on the ...

Read More

Summertime Treats

The Chicago winter is finally behind us and now it is time to celebrate spring and summer. This includes seasonal indulgences of all kinds. Of course, first and foremost, we pay homage to the fresh, ...

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Most Recent Posts

Sign Up To Get