Margaret’s Blog - Upfront and Personal

Follow Margaret with her up close and personal stories of her life, events and the adventures she has with her friends and family.

Margaret's Blog - Upfront and Personal

Follow Margaret with her up close and personal stories of her life, events and the adventures she has with her friends and family.

Seriously Delish Interview with Kitchen Chat Chef, Jessica Merchant

Bring your appetite as Jessica Merchant shares recipes and ingredients from her new cookbook Seriously Delish: 150 Recipes for People who Totally Love Food. She also highlights some great recipes from her popular How Sweet Eats blog.  Savor the day!
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Kitchen Chat – @ABC7chicago Hungry Hound Steve Dolinsky

Kitchen Chat – @ABC7chicago Hungry Hound Steve Dolinsky

The guru of gourmet, Steve Dolinsky http://stevedolinsky.com/blog shares dining tips, culinary trips and even guacamole dipsConsidered by @huffingtonpost as one of the nation’s premier TV and radio food broadcasters, Steve Dolinsky has won 12 James Beard awards. Tune in and discover what’s cooking in Chicago and across the world. Savor the day!.

Kitchen Chat – Delicious Food with The Gluten Free Girl

Kitchen Chat – Delicious Food with The Gluten Free Girl

A restricted diet doesn’t mean food has to taste bad. Tune in to this week’s show with Shauna Ahern aka The Gluten Free Girl and put “delicious” back into your life with recipes from her new cookbook co-written with her husband, Chef Daniel. Learn how to make an all-purpose gluten free flour mix. Create a…

Truffles and Tribulations – At The Family Table with Chef Michael Romano

Truffles and Tribulations – At The Family Table with Chef Michael Romano

Did you ever wonder what and when the chefs and staffs at restaurants eat their meals? Award winning Chef Michael Romano provides a behind-the-scenes peak along with recipes from his new book Family Table: Favorite Staff Meals from Our Restaurants to Your Home. Included are delicious tales and tastes from the iconic Union Square Cafe…

Truffles and Tribulations – Pati’s Mexican Table

Truffles and Tribulations – Pati’s Mexican Table

Chef Pati Jinich, host of PBS series Pati’s Mexican Table shares the secrets of real Mexican home cooking. Discover “the world of salsas that people outside of Mexico have yet to taste.” Determine which pepper to use for your dish. Delight in the easy to prepare recipes from her book such as Chicken A La…

Truffles and Tribulations – Today’s Catch: Pike Place Fish Market

Truffles and Tribulations – Today’s Catch: Pike Place Fish Market

Ready for some fish and tips? Tune in to this week’s show with Anders Miller, one of the Pike Place Fish guys. Anyone for grunts and grits? Discover some great recipes from their cookbook, In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys http://www.pikeplacefish.com What are your favorite seafood recipes?.

Truffles and Tribulations – Culinary Arts and the Community

Truffles and Tribulations – Culinary Arts and the Community

Today’s show pairs cuisine with the arts and the community. Sample Chef Elinor’s delicious recipes for stuffed cabbage, meatballs with curry sauce and stuffed peppers. She will be at The Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier on March 16 at 6:30 to demonstrate her unique preparation of Mediterranean Sole. www.elinorelegantevents.com. Discover how Curt’s Cafe…

Truffles and Tribulations – Spicing it up with The Spice House

Truffles and Tribulations – Spicing it up with The Spice House

A bit of Za’atar or maybe a pinch of Vulcan Fire Salt? Discover exotic flavors as we explore the world of spice on today’s show with Patty Erd of The Spice House (www.thespicehouse.com). What is your favorite spice?.

Truffles and Tribulations – Desserts and Brunch with Chef Gale Gand

Truffles and Tribulations – Desserts and Brunch with Chef Gale Gand

Chef Gale Gand is a nationally acclaimed pastry chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, television personality, teacher, entrepreneur and mother. She has baked with Julia Child, hosted “Sweet Dreams” on the Food Network, written seven cookbooks, judged “Top Chef,” and even created a root beer. Tune in for delicious tidbits from Chef Gale to bring “joy and…

Truffles and Tribulations – How to Remodel Your Kitchen

Truffles and Tribulations – How to Remodel Your Kitchen

Thinking about renovating your kitchen? Expert Scott Prestangen of Parallel Architecture has some great advice and tips to make the job less expensive and more eco-friendly..