Tag: USA

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October 20, 2020

By Peg Kern

Changing the Lives of Women One Box of Aprons at a Time

Filed Under  Interviews, What's Up at TIK

Today we're featuring an interview not with one of our fabulous chefs or tour guides, but with Theresa VanderMeer, the founder of the company that makes our aprons, totes, and document holders. If you've traveled with us on one of our multi-day cooking vacations, you've received one of these textile goods with your documents package, and we hope you noticed the tag on it that explains that your item was… Read
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April 23, 2019

By Peg Kern

Springtime in Chicago

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips

It's Springtime in Chicago and at The International Kitchen that means our favorite time of year. Yes, we had a snow storm on Sunday, but since then it's been pretty consistently warm and sunny. The trees are leafing, the birds are singing, and, more importantly, restaurants are putting out their outside tables. Chicago is a great restaurant city and Chicagoans definitely appreciate dining al fresco once the weather turns nice.… Read
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November 29, 2018

By Peg Kern

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, Kitchen Tips, Recipes

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 homemade 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… Read
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February 13, 2018

By The International Kitchen

Mardi Gras Treats

Filed Under  Food History, 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. Celebrate Carnevale… Read
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December 19, 2017

By Peg Kern

Favorite Christmas Traditions

Filed Under  Special Occasions, What's Up at TIK

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. Check out a recipe for Greek Christmas muffins. Some of my favorite childhood Christmas memories center around food. The… Read
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August 24, 2017

By Peg Kern

Labor Day Special in Chicago

Filed Under  Destination Features, 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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