Chicago Mac and Cheeze Takedown

Heather Hughes and I are competing in the Chicago Mac and Cheeze Takedown at Lincoln Hall on Sunday, November 23 from 2–4pm. For $20 the event features “All you can eat Mac and Cheezez by Chicago’s best home cooks!!!!” Our entry is Serrano Pepper Mac and Cheese. Come try some and warm up on aContinue reading “Chicago Mac and Cheeze Takedown”

Let’s Get Serious with Beth Stelling

Chicagoans will have a couple of opportunities to see Beth Stelling perform stand-up during this week’s TBS Just for Laughs comedy festival. She’s performing at the opening night Secret Big-Time Local Comedy Showcase and at Wednesday and Thursday night New Faces of Chicago shows. Beth was named “Best Stand-Up Comedian” by the Chicago Reader inContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Beth Stelling”

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”