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November 29, 2018

By Peg Kern

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

Filed Under  Recipe

I've decided to share my recipe for The Best Chicken Noodle Soup. We're in the heart of soup season, one of my favorite times of year. Not only am I obsessed - OBSESSED! - with broth, as a working mom I love anything that can be made in one big pot and that can serve the next day as leftovers. Of course, at TIK we're also all about doing things… Read
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February 13, 2018

By The International Kitchen

Mardi Gras Treats

Filed Under  Special Occasions

It's Mardi Gras, the last day of Carnival in European countries, the day before heading into the austere Lenten season. This generally means indulging one last time before swearing off the good stuff like sweets, alcohol, and meat. There are tons of fabulous Mardi Gras treats - many of them liquid - to be found around the world. We're feature a few of our favorite Mardi Gras pastries. Beignets For… Read
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December 19, 2017

By Peg Kern

Favorite Christmas Traditions

Filed Under  Special Occasions

Are your Christmas traditions as food-centered as ours? I can tell which holiday is being celebrated in my family simply by the meal that is being served! Some of the traditions are ones that go back to my childhood, while others I have added to our family life over the years. Some of my favorite childhood Christmas memories center around food. The smell of "charmin' cherry bars" takes me instantly… Read
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August 24, 2017

By Peg Kern

Labor Day Special in Chicago

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Special Occasions

We love Sweet Home Chicago, and if you're planning a really last-minute trip for Labor day, why not consider a quick foodie tour in the "Second City?" From fabulous restaurants to world-renowned museums, here are 3 reasons you should plan a Chicago culinary tour for Labor day (or any weekend). The food Chicago is considered one of the best foodie destinations in the US. And of course, everyone has their… Read
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May 17, 2017

By Peg Kern

Like Wine? We've Got the Trips for You

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Wines & Spirits

For those of you who can't think "vacation" without thinking "winery" - we've got you covered! Most of our itineraries take place in areas where wine production is a key part of the local gastronomic scene (although there are of course exceptions). If you are interested in doing a food and wine tour that focusses a little more heavily on wine, here are a few options for you to consider:… Read
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April 21, 2017

By Peg Kern

Four Ways to Finish Your Leftover Easter Eggs

Filed Under  Recipe, Special Occasions

For those of you who find yourselves with a carton full of hard boiled eggs several days after Easter, we understand you might need a little help in finding innovative ways to use them. So here are our top suggestions for how to get rid of the rest of your Easter eggs. 1. Deviled Eggs This one is obvious, but really, who doesn't love deviled eggs? You can make them… Read
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