Appetizers

40 and Chicago’s Chopping Block

40 and Chicago’s Chopping Block

On the event of turning the first digit in my age to (4)0, and still not knowing what I want to be when I grow up, my sweet wife Steph got me a surprise gift of attending one of the cooking classes at the Chicago Chopping Block cooking school.

Eggplant Dip

Eggplant Dip

One of the recipes I recall from early childhood in Romania was one that my Grandmother, Mom and virtually everyone would make on a warm summer afternoon – as an enchanting snack, the eggplant dip. A remarkable eggplant recipe, this simple eggplant dip can be […]