Chicago Eats {July 2016}

January 18, 2017 Travel
Chicago at Night

This past July, I confirmed something I’ve suspected was true for a long time: Chicago is the perfect place for a long weekend trip. I’ve wanted to go forever, especially since I was supposed to attend a conference there a few years ago (but ended up not going), and had to hear my entire office […]

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Chocolate Caramel Corn Cookies {Gastropost Mission #93}

March 8, 2014 Cookies
Chocolate Caramel Corn Cookies

When I first saw our Mission for this week, Screen Snacks, there was only one thing that came to mind: POPCORN. My go-to snack when I go to the movies is always popcorn — I’ve never been a Swedish Berry or a M&Ms girl. Give me a big bag of popcorn with one of those […]

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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Bridal Shower Treats

October 2, 2013 Cookies
GF DF Treats

It was my absolute pleasure to help out my friend Aoife with her sister’s bridal shower treats last month, because I love her family so much, and also because showers are often where baking and crafts collide. An additional little challenge was that all of the food for the shower had to be gluten- free and […]

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Project: Popcorn

July 3, 2012 Candy

  I’m not sure I’m ever going to have the occasion to make 120 cups of candy-covered popcorn again in my life, but I thought I would document the process here just in case! This was for my childhood friend Marlena’s baby shower. We got to chatting back in April at Nicole’s house, and she asked if […]

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Air-Popped Microwave Popcorn

April 19, 2012 Uncategorized

I loathe microwave popcorn. I ate so much of it when I lived in a dorm in university that I developed an aversion to it. Someone was always popping up a bag in the kitchen, and it permanently smelled like artificial butter and burned popcorn. Oh yes, we had to evacuate on more than one occasion because someone […]

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