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In a “cosmic fluke,” Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are on the same day. For many Chicago-area Jews, it’s a chance to eat stuffing and latkes on the same holiday plate.
A Greater Chicago fish company helps develop a “manly” oyster.
Lentils are actually one of the first foods to show up in Western literature. The Bible’s Old Testament tells us they played a dramatic role in the sibling rivalry of Abraham’s grandsons in what may have been the dumbest business deal ever.
Why a fruit that’s famously hard to peel still resonates in Greek life today.
Sixteen women from around the world just gathered in Chicago’s northwest suburbs to improve their butchering skills at Grrls’ Meat Camp.
James Beard Award-winning Nina Barrett searches across two countries for a cheese that’s most famous for being a punchline.