At-Home Chef

The Smell and Taste of Fall

October 2, 2018

October may not be official pumpkin spice month but that’s when the smell and taste of fall is in the air and menus change to accommodate the bounty of fall harvests. We rounded up some of the best fall recipes and seasonal goodies so you can make the most of mild temperatures and celebrate the …

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Make Your Own Beer and Wine!

August 21, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it takes to ferment your own wine or brew your own beer? Well, not all that much as it turns out! Making your own adult beverages at home is easy, inexpensive and fun. And since the National Institute of Health has alerted us to the health benefits of moderate alcohol …

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Chilled Summer Soups!

August 14, 2018

When the heat of summer makes the sound of hot soup – or hot anything, for that matter – less than desirable, try these chilled soups we found that add a refreshing twist to a traditionally hot entrée! These options are as varied as people’s palates, and you can whip up your own versions with …

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30 Minutes to Mealtime!

July 17, 2018

Looking for some quick and easy — and tasty! — dinner options this summer? The last thing you want to do during the heat of the day is spend time prepping meals, so we’ve pulled together our favorite 30-minute recipes so you can spend more time enjoying your dinner and less time cooking it!

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Spotlight: Savory Spice Shop!

June 19, 2018

Michael and Kaeli Sandhoff opened their Savory Spice Shop at Southlands in Aurora six years ago because they love to cook and wanted to bring fresh ground spices to other foodies and home chefs. 

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Classic Easter Side Dishes Reimagined!

March 27, 2018

Easter is another one of those holidays that bring out our inner Giada. We want a special meal, with our special people and one way to get it is looking through recipes we’ve never tried — classics with a new spin!

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