Emily Paster

Foodies come together to share tasty morsels. What's not to love? more


Feeding both kids and adults during the holidays can be a challenge. These yummy appetizers will please everyone's tummy, young and old. more

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There's lots to pick in the fall besides apples! more


You have bushels of apples lining your porch. Now what? more

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Get out the mixing bowls and start instilling confidence and cooking skills in your tween. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Homemade strawberry lemonade and cookies are the perfect recipe for a successful lemonade stand this summer. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Try some of the more unusual fruit in the grocery store, such as blood oranges, pomelos and rangpur limes to brighten up mealtimes. more

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When you can't get out to the store, your pantry can be a real dinner saver. more


Meals can be rushed affairs when school, fall sports and homework kick in. We've got a few ideas to make eating on the run fast and healthy. more

Sweet Treats

Buying fresh, local food can be affordable. Check out our tips before your next trip to your neighborhood farmers market. more


By choosing not to eat meat one day a week, your family can have a big impact on the planet. more

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Wine, dine and dance, all from the comfort of your own home. An added perk? The bedroom is nearby. more

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Travel around the country and through time through 68 miniature rooms. more


With money removed from the picture, a food swap gives cooks and gardeners a chance to be inspired by their neighbors. more

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Fresh from foodie Emily Paster, three farmers market treats you might not have tried before, but should. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Who says parties have to create waste. With a little planning, throwing a green birthday party is fun and easy. more

Chicago Parent Archives

A new grocery delivery service brings artisanal foods right to your door. more


Circumcision is a highly personal choice when it comes to parents of baby boys. more



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