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Sunday, January 17, 2021

In The Kitchen

In the Kitchen: Cooking Classics

In the Kitchen: Cooking Classics

Legendary chef Josh Oakley gets rowdy in the kitchen, says you can too. Photos: Nicole Hamel Josh Oakley’s tenure as Lake County’s top chef was like a butane cooking torch caramelizing sugar atop crème brûlée – blue-flame hot, bubbling with…
In the Kitchen: Savories and something sweet

In the Kitchen: Savories and something sweet

From us to you, Style staffers share cherished family recipes for the holidays.  Savoring enjoyable food is one of life’s joys. With that in mind, here are some of our favorite food traditions, just in time for holiday get-togethers. We…
In the Kitchen: Pasta-tively Amazing

In the Kitchen: Pasta-tively Amazing

Bernie Germeroth keeps family tradition alive each Christmas by making homemade noodles with her kids and grandkids. Photos: Provided by Bernie Germeroth Bernie Germeroth recalls the tradition of making noodles for Christmas starting about 20 years ago, in the garage.…
In the Kitchen: Stepping up to the plate

In the Kitchen: Stepping up to the plate

Restaurateur and cook Amanda Walsh adds a creative touch to popular dishes.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Cheeser’s Palace owner Amanda Walsh receives nonstop praise for nearly every item on her menu. The only complaints occur when some customers learn what’s not…
In the Kitchen: Breaking bread

In the Kitchen: Breaking bread

Chef Gary Appelsies: ‘Cooking for people makes my heart sing. I love how it encourages conversation among strangers, helps people become friends.’  Photos: Nicole Hamel There’s something heavenly about savoring a delicious meal to the last crumb, and for Gary…
In the kitchen: Busy bee

In the kitchen: Busy bee

Sweet Bee Honey Farm’s owner feels blessed to be a beekeeper in a dying industry. The No. 1 comment beekeeper Keith Seifert Jr. hears about his work is, “You must get stung a lot.” He doesn’t deny it. “A normal…
Delightful desserts 

Delightful desserts 

Andrea Dahler works round the clock—almost in her sleep—to whip up Southern sweet treats for events and custom orders. Photos: Nicole Hamel Many cooks are too overwhelmed after a Thanksgiving feast to even start thinking about spending more hours in…
IN THE KITCHEN: Making Magic in Grammy’s Kitchen

IN THE KITCHEN: Making Magic in Grammy’s Kitchen

Cheryl Bloom taught all three of her children how to cook. “I always had my kids in the kitchen because I wanted all of them to learn how to cook,” she says. Those kids were Tricia, Nick, and Kevin. Now…
IN THE KITCHEN: <em>In Cucina Con</em> Alessio and Anastasia!

IN THE KITCHEN: In Cucina Con Alessio and Anastasia!

When Chef Roberto Manco is in his kitchen at home, he doesn’t worry about what’s on the menu. He’s more concerned that he’s making good memories with his children, Alessio, 5, and Anastasia, 3. “On Sunday, we spend most of…
IN THE KITCHEN: Add A Dash Of Southern

IN THE KITCHEN: Add A Dash Of Southern

Dr. Lauren Britt is one of those cooks who adds a pinch of this, and a dash of that, while creating delicious meals for family and friends. It’s probably because she learned most of her cooking techniques standing beside her…
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