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Rebecca Kosick

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A Love Letter to Chicago, Signed in Hot Sauce

(1) Comments | Posted March 9, 2011 | 11:44 AM

Kitchen designers talk about the work triangle -- the, indeed, triangular space you move in as you cook, from refrigerator to stove to sink. This space should be small, but not too small. It should support and ease your cooking.

It's been seven months since I left...

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An American Vegetarian in Germany

(3) Comments | Posted July 23, 2010 | 12:45 PM

A family reunion took me to Germany recently, specifically to Berlin and Bremen. I'd been to Berlin before and remember fondly, if a bit foggily, the food.

Returning now, seven years later with my husband, I looked forward to the food and was particularly interested in exploring what it meant...

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My Morel Hunt

(13) Comments | Posted May 17, 2010 | 12:52 PM

I was told to wear the colors of the forest and that there'd be a 100-yard stretch we'd need to crawl. The crawling turned out to be a joke, but the camouflage was not. Mushroom hunting knows no property rights. And last weekend, my guide and I ventured onto someone's...

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Top Ten List: Vegetarian Dining In Chicago

(33) Comments | Posted April 13, 2010 | 11:23 AM

Did I mention that I am a vegetarian? Just getting that out of the way because, you know, I'm not going to be able to tell you how the sear a steak. But aside from actual how-to meat-eating, I hope to tell you lots. To begin with, eating vegetarian is...

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Making Maple Syrup: From Trees to Treat (PHOTOS, RECIPE)

(13) Comments | Posted April 11, 2010 | 6:02 PM

This is my first Huffington Post post (but, hopefully, only the first of many times I will have the opportunity to say "Post post"). For these posts, I will write about food. Eating food, making food, and food resources in Chicago & nearby. Chicago foodwise, there is much, much to...

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