Chicago Bacon Takedown

Last weekend I competed in the Chicago Bacon Takedown at Lincoln Hall with my Green Chalkboard co-conspirator, Mandy. We won the Judges’ Choice 2nd Place award for our Bacon Caramel “Apples”! Our prizes were a 10″ Anolon Chef Clad skillet, a Microplane ribbon grater and a Wüsthof paring knife. Plus, we have lots of leftoverContinue reading “Chicago Bacon Takedown”

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The Green Chalkboard

I’m contributing to a new food-focused blog. Mandy and I are sharing tales of culinary adventure, trials and tribulations in the kitchen. So far we’ve blogged about making homemade Orecchiette, Broccoli Rabe & Sausage (to go with the orechiette), Thai Coconut Curry Scallops, the joys of owning a cast iron skillet & bacon. Check it out:Continue reading “The Green Chalkboard”