“Sauteed Shrimp with Butternut Puree and Cider Gastrique”

The Taste sf makes Sauteed Shrimp with Butternut Puree and Cider Gastrique by stephanie izzard
Nothing says “fall” like apples and squash. We’ve been looking for as many ways as possible to use all the beautiful squash we’ve been finding at the farmer’s market, so we’ve had to get creative. We were going through our cookbooks a few weeks ago and came across our Girl in the Kitchen book we hadn’t read in a... Continue Reading

Chorizo-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Roasted Pepper Sauce

Finish your bacon wrapped chorizo stuffed dates with roasted bell pepper sauce
One of our favorite local restaurants in Chicago’s River North was Avec. It’s casual and fun, and you can try all kinds of different bites to share with your table. From time to time, we crave Avec’s chorizo-stuffed bacon-wrapped dates. Who wouldn’t? If you live in Chicago, you can pick them up at Publican Quality Meats. For... Continue Reading