November 11th, 2018 11:12 AM
So, let us now praise the pickle…and what better day to offer that praise than National Pickle Appreciation Day, November 14, when we honor one of our planet's most important foods, the pickle, so much more than a condiment.
October 27th, 2018 12:00 PM
The Oak Park Homebrewers (OPHB) is dedicated to building a community of local homebrewers and promoting homebrewing as a hobby. OPHB will be hosting a "Learn to Homebrew Day" event at Exit Strategy on November 3.
October 19th, 2018 4:00 PM
The deliciousness of the fried bologna sandwich started me thinking about the basis for bologna's bad name.
October 10th, 2018 12:00 PM
Much baking relies upon getting the chemistry just right for the baked good; with Yorkshire Pudding, there's no such exactitude. Use fewer eggs, substitute water for milk, it doesn't matter much. You'll still get a tasty pudding. This was an old-timey way to use what you've got to make something delicious, so there's a lot of room for variation.
October 9th, 2018 3:40 PM
The Oak Park Arts District is hosting a weekend of music to support the OP-RF Food Pantry, Housing Forward and the OP-RF Community Foundation.
October 2nd, 2018 1:29 PM
The Oak Park Department of Public Health and Board of Health has issued its annual Johnson Awards to the top 10 restaurants in the village with the highest health inspection scores.
September 24th, 2018 12:00 PM
A recent visit to Rwanda turned me around about coffee (and a lot of other matters). I brought back several kilos of Rwandan coffee in my suitcase. It's fantastic.
September 8th, 2018 12:00 PM
Apparently, the ancient Aztecs never trademarked the word "guacamole," because now there are a number of other "sauces" that are prepared without avocado.
August 28th, 2018 4:00 PM
America loves bacon. Prove your love on International Bacon Day (September 1) by cooking up and enjoying some bacon, the unrivaled tastiest of all meats.
August 22nd, 2018 10:18 AM
It's time again for the Food Truck Rally in River Forest, with 10 trucks serving up sweet and savory treats to hungry attendees.
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