Sweet Farmers Market Finds

One of my favorite weekend adventures is to stroll through local farmers markets— and Chicago has quite a few over the Summer! As we get into Fall, there is so much in season worth fighting the crowds to find like tomatoes, sweet corn and pretty much any stand you can find freshly made jam at.¬†

Champagne Cocktails For Your Midnight Toast ūü•ā

When the clock strikes midnight, grab your cocktail and toast to the next chapter. While there are so many reasons why 2016 could have been better for the world, I know 2017 can make a difference. A new year, new start, right? Here are some cocktail inspirations to keep the party flowing well into the … Continue Reading

The TMI Holiday Gift Guide: For Him

Oh boy, you know I didn’t forget about you guys (so many puns intended)! With the help from #ChefAdrian, I’ve compiled literally everything we¬†could think of that would be a great gift for your man, dad or every other special man in your life. A lot of which, are some of #ChefAdrian’s favorite pieces he … Continue Reading

The TMI Holiday Gift Guide: For The Host

While thinking of your loved ones this year, don’t forget about those who will be hosting you for the Holidays! We do some major prep work to prepare for guests and bringing a little something for them will go a long way. Maybe it’s a good bottle of wine along with a decanter? Or a … Continue Reading

TMI Tips for The Thanksgiving Host First-Timers

I can not believe Thanksgiving is this week! I’m looking forward to spending some quality time with wine my family, eating all the yumminess #ChefAdrian cooked and relaxing a bit before all the Holiday madness begins! While I tried to convince my family to let us host, I know there are many of you out … Continue Reading

#ChefAdrians Thanksgiving Sides

What’s Thanksgiving without the sides? Nothing. However, with #ChefAdrian’s repertoire¬†of making so many delicious ones I’ve shared thus far, like this and this, you can’t go wrong right? Well, I’m adding just a few more to his arsenal.

Sweet + Spicy Shishito Peppers

Oh how I love this dish. Tangy, salty, sweet and a pop of heat! Perfect for an appetizer or snack, this dish as been popping up on menus alllll over the city!

#ChefAdrian’s French Onion Soup

It’s that time of the year! French Onion Soup Season! It’s not like you can have it any time, right? Just getting back from our annual anniversary trip to Montreal, we did have our fair share of French Onion Soup, which, while equally delicious, you know #ChefAdrian has¬†the recipe for¬†the¬†best.¬†

No-Bake Chocolate Chip Funfetti Fudge

Sundays are for lounging around in bed, coffee in hand, candles lit, maybe a good #Netflix loaded in the queue, but they are also for No-Bake Funfetti Fudge. One taste of these bad boys and they will go straight to the top of your Sunday lineup. The best part? The¬†No-Bake¬†part. They are the¬†easiest¬†sweet treat I’ve … Continue Reading

Farmers Market Finds: Part II

After our Green City Market adventure, #ChefAdrian whipped up a very special dinner with all ingredients found from the farmers market (minus condiments, of course!). Some of the most delicious are featured here and can be used as a side or even a meal of small dishes to let your tastebuds explore the different flavors.¬†These … Continue Reading