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Melissa Elsmo

One of my all-time favorite Mexican restaurants famously crams a twenty piece mariachi band in a room the size of a standard elementary school classroom. Read more

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National Tamale Day is March 23 Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

A Valentine's Day ode to over-cooked chicken Read more

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Gaze into the culinary crystal ball Read more

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July is National Picnic month and we have a recipe for outdoor eating success Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day on July 6th with these outrageous Asian-inspired sandwiches. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Serving up a spicy grilled chicken entrée with a bevy of red white and blue garnishes is an ideal way to add a little color and spice to Independence Day. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Every mom has a few tried and true recipes in her week-day rotation. Usually these reliable dinners are fast, easy, and universally loved by her family. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Look for a trio of maple applications to bring a subtle sweetness to this vibrant and filling salad. Wheat berries bring a welcomed texture to this otherwise straightforward dish. Read more

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We finally made it to Petra Falafel, 7314 Madison St., in Forest Park. Loved the chicken shawarma dinner. A great meal and enough for leftovers! Check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/petrafalafel123/ Read more

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There are an infinite number of possible paellas, and paella has become a local dish throughout the Spanish-speaking world and beyond, varying based on what's available locally. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

These family-friendly tacos feature shredded chicken and assorted peppers. Read more

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David Hammond

In the unlikely event you've never eaten General Tso's Chicken, it's a platter of the breaded and deep-fried fowl, served in a pool of sweet brown gravy, usually with broccoli. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Whipping up a batch of this week-night paella is easy.  Serve the dish alongside a green salad dressed with Spanish Sherry vinegar for an extra bit of Spanish flair. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Enjoying chicken and waffles together has surged in popularity in recent years driving this southern dish into the heart of the Midwest. Read more

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Quick Chicken Liver Pate with Savory-Sweet Apple –Honey Chutney

Melissa Elsmo

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, provides ample opportunity for cooks to marry flavor and tradition.  Nothing is more synonymous with Rosh Hashanah, than apples and honey; together they represent the sweetness of the New Year. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Whipping up a home-cooked version of a popular Thai appetizer is the perfect way to put a health conscious spin on party-worthy fare. Chicken satay features marinated, grilled chicken skewers served alongside a brightly flavored cucumber, carrot and Read more

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Catch-All Chicken Soup

Melissa Elsmo

Warming soups can be on the table in under an hour and this chicken soup has a little bit of latin flair to ensure quick cooking time doesn’t yield lackluster flavor. Read more

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