Jennifer Zelazny

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Best Taco Seasoning…Ever!

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Last year for my birthday – some friends bought me spices from: The Spice House. The seasoning was not like any other I had ever had – but I instantly thought “I want to eat this every day.” I love just about everything hot and spicy, but this taco seasoning – even though it was not hot at all – it was amazing (it is the cinnamon that makes it). If you are looking for a gift for someone – check out The Spice House and especially the Taco seasoning. Next up? I am going to try making their pickle... Read More » Read more

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New Favorite Pizza Recipe

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I love pizza, tomatillos, goat cheese, and bacon. This recipe has all – and it is absolutely fantastic. Looking for an awesome new pizza recipe that you will love? One bite in and I already had it in my mind this would be the next recipe my friends/family would expect me/want me to have at gatherings. Thanks Rick Bayless for another great recipe! Read more

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Great Food: Chicken Shawarma with Tomato Cucumber Relish and Tahini Sauce

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Over the weekend we were watching our local Chicagoland chef and TV show host Jeff Mauro on his show “Sandwich King”. As soon as we saw the show – we decided we had to try his latest recipe: Chicken Shawarma with Tomato Cucumber Relish and Tahini Sauce. Everyone loved it and I was super excited to have more for lunch the next day (what little was left over). This is a great sandwich. The chicken alone is fantastic. Who doesn’t love a warm pita? The relish was super fresh I could barely hold myself back from eating too much. I... Read More » Read more