Kitchen Tools

An Indoor Grill Without the Smoke

August 1, 2017 Sara Haas

Product reviewed: Avance Collection Indoor Grill by Phillips Sometimes this girl just needs to grill, and that can be a tall order when you live in Chicago! Winters here can be brutal and, since I live in

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“Nutrify” That Dish! Spotlight on Cheeseburgers

July 7, 2017 Sara Haas

Cheeseburgers are delicious! There’s something magical about that ground beef patty when it’s been lovingly grilled and topped with perfectly melted cheese!  Eating it plops us right in our happy place. While there’s no shame

May-June 2017

Fig , Prosciutto and Goat Cheese Rolls

May 2, 2017 Sara Haas

Inspired by cinnamon rolls, this variation delivers a bit of sweet and savory flavor in every bite. Servings: 20 Serving size: 1 roll (58 grams) Prep time: 2½ hours (includes rising time) Cooking time: 30

Repast Ravioli Pin
Kitchen Tools

Homemade Ravioli Can Be Easy and Fun

July 1, 2016 Sara Haas

Product Reviewed: Repast Supply Co. 17″ Maple-Walnut Ravioli Rolling Pin  Homemade ravioli is delicious, but all of that time spent rolling, filling, cutting and pinching can leave you feeling tired and frustrated — and your kitchen

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Buffalo Chicken Wraps

January 27, 2016 Sara Haas

  It’s game time and you need something to serve at your next tailgate or game-viewing event. Your homemade buffalo wings are a huge hit with everyone, but they’re messy and hard to eat. It

January-February 2016

Hazelnuts are the Overlooked Tree Nut

December 18, 2015 Sara Haas

While other continents have cultivated hazelnuts for centuries, North America has a relatively young relationship with them. In the mid-1800s, an English settler planted the first hazelnut tree in the Pacific Northwest. Now, the hazelnut

January-February 2016

Tuna Crispettes

December 18, 2015 Sara Haas

Tuna Crispettes Tuna is tossed with olive oil, fresh thyme, garlic and olives, placed atop toasted whole-wheat baguette and then garnished with feta cheese and baked. Serve as an appetizer, snack or light meal. See