Archive for May 2015

This weekend only: Where to buy the best Key Lime Pie (at the best price, too)

This weekend only: Where to buy the best Key Lime Pie (at the best price, too)
Drum roll please. The best Key Lime Pie at the best price is available at Trader Joe’s. It’s $5.49 for the pie. The box says it serves six.  Unless you want to be stingy, I’d say it serves four or five. The pie is actually as good as I’ve had anywhere. Even as good–if not... Read more »

Easiest Asian Peanut Noodles Ever!

Easiest Asian Peanut Noodles Ever!
Every once in a while, I have a hankering for Asian Peanut Noodles. The first time I had them was many years ago when chef Connie Damico, mom of PR expert Michelle Damico and Jeanine Ruffalo (owner of Franco’s and Jam ‘n Honey restaurants), made them. I loved the juxtaposition of sweet and sour in the thick,... Read more »

Why you should support Great Harvest in Hoffman Estates

Here in Chicago we are blessed with a plethora of top notch restaurants and other food destinations. And in spite of the fact that the prestigious James Beard awards were just held here, Chicago’s northwest suburbs aren’t exactly a magnet for foodies. So when an eatery pops up that offers something above and beyond, I... Read more »
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