At-Home Chef

Who Likes Breakfast for Dinner?

October 19, 2021

If you’re the kind of person who likes eggs – and not just in the morning –  and has a hankering for breakfast after 5:00 p.m., check out these recipes that bring the comfort of morning meals to evening! Here are a month’s worth of breakfast for dinner options that range from creative, cheesy and carb-loaded, …

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Frightfully Good Fall Recipes

October 12, 2021

It just would not be officially fall without pumpkins, apples, butternut squash and cranberries, right? So, here are a few of our favorite flavors dished up in frightfully good recipes for fall!

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Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Bodies!

September 14, 2021

While those frozen toaster waffles are just the thing when you’re in a hurry and have little or no time for breakfast, you can top the grocery store’s freezer food with something homemade that’s noticeably healthier and more delicious. Just set aside one hour a week—at a time that works for you—and you’ll have delectable, …

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Flavors-of-Fall Cocktails

September 7, 2021

While we’re approaching sweater, pie and soup season, it’s also the ultimate beverage season, too! The flavors of fall lend themselves to seasonal cocktail recipes for fall activities and holidays – from tailgating and harvest parties through Thanksgiving meals. Scroll and click through these yummy fall cocktails – you’ll find plenty to choose from for …

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Veggies to Plant Now for Fall Harvest

August 17, 2021

If you’ve already harvested greens, tomatoes, carrots and beans that you planted in the spring, it’s time to start sowing plants to harvest this fall. If you’ve never planted a late harvest, think about this: veggies like broccoli can be sown in late summer and some can be harvested even after it snows! 

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Air Fryer Recipes for Summer

August 10, 2021

If you’ve ever had your grill go fritzy on you, can you turn to your air fryer for help? Does spinach grow like a weed? YES! The best summer air fryer recipes will rescue you from meal-prep malfunctions and give you all sorts of options and menus for summer!!

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Bust-a-Rut Summer Recipes!

July 13, 2021

We all have our go-to recipes for the seasonal menus of our lives – and summer tends to include more sandwiches and salads, less oven-baked dishes, and more meat magic from the grill. If you find yourself in a rut this summer, here are a few recipes that will help you out of it!

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Summer Slow Cooker Recipes: Entrées, Sides, Desserts

June 29, 2021

When it’s too hot to cook, and you don’t feel like grilling (hey, it could happen!) these slow cooker recipes will keep the kitchen cool, and still give you an entrée or dessert, worth the wait! If you tend to store your slow cooker in the summer, bust it out! It’s the easiest way to …

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What Every Picnic Needs This Summer

June 22, 2021

Summers at the Aurora Reservoir is the what Life at the Lake is all about. Within minutes from your front door in Southshore you can be sinking your toes in the warm white sand, or swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking and splish-splashing around in 800 acres of cool blue water! It’s also the perfect place for …

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Summer Desserts from Fruit!

May 18, 2021

Last weekend was the first Farmer’s Market at Southlands, just five minutes from the homes in Southshore. With two locations now – one at East State Avenue and the other in the Town Square near the theaters, the Southlands Farmer’s Market is held every Saturday through September from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. And one …

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