Double dinners this week

This year's seder night (Friday, April 3), leaves many of us wondering when to turn over the kitchen. Do it Sunday, and you're left to either eat kosher for Passover food for 2 full weeks or scramble for meals for the first week. Do it on a weekday, and you're kashering in between work and … Continue reading Double dinners this week

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Summer fast food

We've got swimming lessons EVERY evening for two weeks (I can't recommend Wildkits Aquatics at ETHS in Evanston highly enough, BTW). Add to this very full days of work and entertaining kids between school and camp, and there's not much time to make dinner. Below are a few quick dinner ideas we've been managing to … Continue reading Summer fast food

Pizza bites

Whether next week will find you as the football party type or the bake-with-your-kids-on-vacation type, this recipe is for you. The dough is easy to make in a food processor, and you can use your slave labor little people to make the stuffed balls of dough. You just might want to double the recipe, though. … Continue reading Pizza bites

Quick summer meals

With the sun shining outside in Chicago for only a few months a year, there's nothing to keep me inside--not even cooking. But plans at the pool, beach and park don't have to mean a healthy meal won't fit into the agenda. In fact, all this running around requires more fuel! Below are a few … Continue reading Quick summer meals

Best pizza I’ve ever eaten

I picked up The Smitten Kitchen cookbook by Deb Perelman at the library this week, and we've never eaten so well in our lives because of it. After tonight's pizza and leek fritters, my husband insists I buy the book, no matter the cost ($21.93 on Amazon, in case you're curious). I didn't make her … Continue reading Best pizza I’ve ever eaten