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Alexa Rogals

The Chicago's Best TV show visited Forest Park again on Nov. 1, filming Twisted Cookie as part of a cookie crawl to be aired in the coming weeks. more

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Make the most of the waning days of summer one lick at a time more

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David Hammond

The Basque cake at Hubbard Inn, Hedin told us, is the culmination of different recipes he's made over the years. more

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Melissa Elsmo

First made popular during the Great Drepession, Rocky Road is popular ice cream flavor to this very day. more

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Oak Park Eats', Jackie McGoey, tastes the love in her mom's lasgana and lemon meringue pie more

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Melissa Elsmo

I am not a big fan of baking things other than the occasional loaf of bread. In addition to lacking a love of sweets in general, creating cakes, pies and cookies have always presented big kitchen challenges in my experience. more

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Melissa Elsmo

This is an efficient dessert/appetizer suited for the "anti-baker" I affectionately call,” cheeses and things in jars.” more

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Melissa Elsmo

On the autumnal equinox day and night are equal in length.  As the sun crossed the celestial equator on September 23rd, it signified a balance between seasons. more

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Savory-Sweet Strawberry Shortcake

Melissa Elsmo

This savory-sweet version of strawberry shortcake makes excellent use of convenient boxed pound cake mix, but offers an unexpected twist in the form of savory basil, balsamic and orange. more

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