Archive | Food & Drink

Recipe: No. 4 from Siena Tavern

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Hi ladies! Here at HOM, we love talking about food and drink (almost) as much as fashion and style. Lately, I (Sheena) have been into learning about the art behind craft cocktails and attending as many mixology classes as I can get my hands on. Today’s cocktail recipe is inspired by a mixology event I […]

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The Best Cocktails For Your Holiday Celebrations

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[Photo credit:  HonestlyYum.com] Today we’re thrilled to have Anne guest blogging about holiday cocktail classics – just in time for our holiday gatherings!  Thanks, Anne! If you will be hosting a festive holiday gathering this season, then having the right ingredients on hand in your bar is a must. Brown liquor is arguably all you […]

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Stylish Summer Cocktailing

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Today we’re thrilled to feature a fantastic guest post from HOM friend and cocktail connoisseur Anne Junia: Summer days, especially in the Midwest, should be celebrated in style and what better way to do so than with company, cocktails, and, if you’re feeling ambitious, an entire meal of food. When hosting friends, take extra care […]

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The Ultimate Meal For Summer Entertaining

Last weekend when the weather was warm and sunny, we were in the mood for seafood and had a group of friends to entertain that evening.  We decided on the classic french dish bouillabaisse, because it’s delicious, simple to prepare, and easy to serve to a crowd. This seafood stew turned out to be one […]

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Smoothie Love

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{our favorite fruit smoothie recipe} Green juice is all the rage.  And we dig it.  A great green juice (we love kale, pineapple, cucumber, and mint) is everything.  But, when we’re in the mood for something a little more substantive, a thick fruit smoothie hits the spot. Here is our favorite smoothie recipe, made especially […]

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Our Favorite Spring Grilling Recipe

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{a classic neapolitan dish, made on the grill} Spring has finally sprung, at least in Chicago, anyway.  And to celebrate, we’re firing up the grill.  Instead of burgers, though, we’re making a classic dish with a bit of a twist:  grilled Margherita Pizza.  Kate learned how to make pizza when taking a cooking course in Positano, […]

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How To Make The Best Lasagna – Part II

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We prepared a little bonus post this week to follow up on yesterday’s lasagna noodle post.  Now you’ve got the whole recipe.  Can’t wait to hear how it turns out! Ingredients: 5 cups or so of your favorite homemade tomato sauce (meat sauce or simple tomato sauce both work) Lasagna noodles 2-3 cups of grated […]

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How To Make The Best Lasagna – Part I

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{how to make our favorite comfort food from scratch} This frigid weather has us craving warm, comfort-type foods.  One of our favorite recipes for this purpose, and of all time, is lasagna, homemade noodles included! Today, we’ll show you how to make the noodles.  In a follow up post, we’ll show you how to pull […]

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Fashion & Food From HOM!

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{healthy eating principles from your fashion and food loving friends at HOM} For the next few months, we are experimenting with expanding HOM from fashion only, to fashion and lifestyle (food, decor, gifts, etc.) for women lawyers and other professionals.  And, if we’re being honest, we can’t wait to start talking about food! Since it’s still […]

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The Best Holiday Treats For Your Office

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{the best recipes to share with your colleagues} Every holiday season, Kate likes to bring baked goods to her office to share with coworkers.  The gesture is thoughtful, people appreciate it, it is festive, and you appear well-rounded when you show you have a life outside of the office. (As an aside, we’ve read articles […]

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