Archive for August 2015

Blue Cheese and Bacon Coleslaw: A recipe from the Tribune's Rick Pearson

Blue Cheese and Bacon Coleslaw: A recipe from the Tribune's Rick Pearson
Most people listen to the Tribune’s Rick Pearson on “WGN radio’s “Sunday Spin” for the political insight. I do too. But about a year ago, I got the greatest great scoop ever from Rick on this show: Blue Cheese and Bacon Coleslaw. Rick put the recipe, which was originally from Bon Appetit , on his Facebook page, and... Read more »

Think of these no-sugar cookies as Methadone for sugar junkies

Think of these no-sugar cookies as Methadone for sugar junkies
Sugar is supposed to be just as addictive as heroin and I (whose Twitter handle happens to be sugarbuzzjudy) believe it. That’s why I think of these delicious little babies as Methadone for sugar junkies like me. When I’m craving something sweet and dessert-y but don’t want to give in to my inner sugar demon, these... Read more »

Cool reusable bags made from the same kind of bags now banned in Chicago

Cool reusable bags made from the same kind of bags now banned in Chicago
Ironically, just as Chicago began the ban on plastic bags, I found these really cool reusable bags, made from, well, bags. Recycled plastic ones to be exact. The same kind of bags now banned in Chicago. I found these attractive, reusable bags at the flea market up in Saint Germain, Wisconsin, near Eagle River. The two... Read more »
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