The Late Waker

The Late Waker

A favorite beer from Crystal Lake Brewing is the foundation of this late summer, lazy-day drink. 1 Can of Wake Maker beer 2 Raspberries Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 oz. Barenjager Honey Liquior Combine in a tall glass and enjoy!    ...

The Lawnmower

A great drink for the time when lawns first start getting mowed in late spring. 2 oz Hendricks Gin 1 oz Chartrueuse 4 thick slices of cucumber 2 thick slices of lemon Muddle the cucumber and lemon in a shaker and then add ice and the liquors and shake. Serve in a...
Chicago Food Swap – March 2014

Chicago Food Swap – March 2014

This weekend I attended my second food swap with the Chicago Food Swap, hosted by Free Range Office in Wicker Park. I went with a friend, her first time, and we had a blast. There is something so comforting being amongst people who love to talk about and get excited...
Chicago Food Swap – December 2013

Chicago Food Swap – December 2013

This past Saturday I attended my first Food Swap at the Chicago Food Swap. It was a bit of a hike, about an hour drive from my northwest suburban home, but I always enjoy time in the city. The swap was held at Enerspace Chicago on Kinzie in the west loop and sponsored...
Review: “Fair Food”

Review: “Fair Food”

“Fair Food: Growing A Healthy, Sustainable Food System For All” by Oran B. Hesterman, PhD I read this book in January 2013. So I happened upon this book in my library. (I know, surprising that I’d find a book in a library, right?) I had checked it...