It’s been a very exciting few days around here at allanabytes! My first published article in Edible Vineyard was posted online [the hard copies should be arriving any day!] and the episode I filmed for Jewel Osco “Chi Town Stories” was also posted online. I knew both of these things would be happening around early November, but I … More Sweet Potato, Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Stuffed Shells
My cravings for comfort food always seem to hit the hardest during the months of early November to late February. I tend to attribute it to the weather and my desire to stay inside, cozy up with blankets, a glass (or two) of red wine and usually, a big bowl of risotto. Growing up in an Italian household, risotto was a … More Roasted Sweet Potato Risotto
Longest title ever, amiright? It may be a mouthful (literally) but that mouthful was the highlight of my weekend. After a long week, Friday finally made its appearance. I had an empty apartment and a hungry man coming over for dinner, so I knew salad was off the table. Earlier in the week, I had made a plan in … More Sweet Potato & Turkey Chili with Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread
When I think hamburgers, I often divert back to my past, when I am reminded of myself as only a small, skinny byte who would engorge herself on McDonald’s hamburgers as an after-school snack. Growing up, I could easily polish off 2-3 burgers in a matter of minutes, chomping down on that greasy bun, with … More DMK – Best dang hambooger in town.