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Pork: The Salad

Pork: The Salad

By Luke Gelman

No great story started with someone making a salad … except this one.

I was pretty shocked when I learned I won...

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Italian Red Gravy

Italian Red Gravy

By John Carruthers

Marinara, tomato sauce, gravy. It’s all the same thing, and the name you call it typically depends on what the main...

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Chicago Breaded Steak Sandwich

Chicago Breaded Steak Sandwich

USA Today called Chicago’s breaded steak sandwich the best in the world. While our “best sandwich of the world” tends to change on our mood, the breaded steak always ranks high in our lists. What’s unique about the sandwich is how it’s rarely found outside of the Bridgeport neighborhood in Chicago. Here’s our take on the sandwich

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Goat Tacos: Braise the W!

Goat Tacos: Braise the W!

Recipe by Dave Koob

The city of broad shoulders waited 108 years for their beloved Cubbies to win the World Series. And what better way...

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Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

By Dave Koob

Throughout mankind’s existence, man has often sought to combine, meats, sweets and booze into a single dish that he can...

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Longsilog Breakfast Tacos

Longsilog Breakfast Tacos

by Meryl Fulinara

I love breakfast.

Breakfast for breakfast. Breakfast for dinner. Brunch … bitches love brunch.

Silog is a typical...

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How To Smoke A Turkey

How To Smoke A Turkey

By Lukas Gelman – Black and Blue BBQ Pit-master

“Let me tell you about smoking a turkey, it’s hard to keep lit” – my dad’s favorite BBQ...

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Lemonade Chicken Thighs

Lemonade Chicken Thighs

By Adam Holtzapfel

The Set Up
1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade thawed (if you don’t like lemonade, try it with pineapple or orange...

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Grilled Gyros

Grilled Gyros

By John Carruthers (Recipe via Shawn Jennings)

Photo by Clayton Hauck

At some point — no one can decide when — we became far less...

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Garlic Gouda Wings

Garlic Gouda Wings

These wings where quickly named “Alfredo Wings” at the April Chicago ManBQue MEATing. While the sauce is creamy, it’s a little different...

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Pub Steak Lambwich

Pub Steak Lambwich

Two things I really appreciate are the woefully under-eaten lamb (which I blame on the shadowy Sweater Lobby) and basic pub food. I also...

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