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No Ham Left Behind

By Elizabeth Fechter It’s official, spring has sprung here in the Midwest. Asparagus is in abundance, bulbs are popping up all over the place AND we hit 60° yesterday (who-hoo!). Now, I’m not sure about you and your household, but I have a ton of leftover ham from Easter Sunday. I have a beautiful ham hock awaiting […]

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Choctál Single-Origin Ice Cream

By Elizabeth Fechter Cool, rich and velvety. These are the words that come to mind as I recount my experience with Choctál ice cream. In a world filled with candy infused ice creams, swirled with chunks of potato chips and cheesecake, how does Choctál stand out among the rest? It take a classic, and executes […]


Springing into Brunch

By Elizabeth Fechter Oh, sweet brunch time. When the possibilities are limitless and the cocktails are encouraged. What’s not to love? You can do sweet, you can do savory, or heck, you can do both! Personally, I fell in love with brunch after watching countless episodes of Barefoot Contessa. She effortlessly pulls together the most beautiful, […]