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    Duck Inn Chef Shows Off 'Totes Kosher Matzo Ball Soup'

    Chef Kevin Hickey from the Duck Inn on Chicago's South Side talks Baconfest, shares his “Totes Kosher Matzo Ball Soup” recipe. 

    (Published Tuesday, April 2, 2019)

    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Kevin Hickey from the Duck Inn on Chicago's South Side talks Baconfest, shares his “Totes Kosher Matzo Ball Soup” recipe.

    The recipe is in preparation for Chicago's Baconfest, set to take place this weekend. 

    Tickets are still available here

    "Totes Kosher Matzo Ball Soup"

    Chef Shares Special Italian Recipe Ahead of Ferrari Fest

    [CHI] Chef Shares Special Italian Recipe Ahead of Ferrari Fest

    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Jose Torres, the executive chef of The Village, shares the recipe for "Rigatoni Di Franco" in celebration of Italian Village's annual Ferrari Fest, set to take place Sunday.

     

    (Published Friday, Sept. 7, 2018)

    Matzo balls

    6 eggs

    1.5 cup matzo

    Cafe 5: Chicago Chef Showcases Beef Short Ribs Recipe

    [CHI] Cafe 5: Chicago Chef Showcases Beef Short Ribs Recipe

    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Takashi Yagihashi, Executive Chef of Take Home Takashi, Tabo Noodles, and Slurping Turtle, showcases his Beef Short Ribs.

     

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018)

    .5 cup bacon fat

    6 tbsp club soda

    5 teaspoon salt

    Cafe 5: A Hopping Burger Recipe from Iconic Chicago Che

    [CHI] Cafe 5: A Hopping Burger Recipe from Iconic Chicago Che

    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Tony Priolo, executive chef of Maillard Tavern, Piccolo Sogno and Nonnina, shows off his Maillard Burger.

    (Published Thursday, July 19, 2018)

    1 bunch chopped dill

    Combine ingredients in large bowl until it resembles wet sand, cover and leave in cooler for 2 hours

     

    Cafe 5: County Fair Fare With a Twist

    [CHI] Cafe 5: County Fair Fare With a Twist

    In this segment of Dishing With Chicago chefs, Eddie Bauer from Bauer Catering in Libertyville talks about his county fair fare with a twist.

    (Published Friday, July 13, 2018)

    Chicken Stock

    1 4 -lb. chicken, cut into 8 pieces

    2 pounds thick sliced rendered bacon

    Cafe 5: A Recipe Inspired by International Street Food

    [CHI] Cafe 5: A Recipe Inspired by International Street Food

    In this segment of “Café 5,” Chef Diana Davila Boldin, of Mi Tocaya Antojeria in Logan Square showcases the dish she will be making for Chicago Gourmet's first Global Street Feast.

    (Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018)

    1 pound chicken wings, necks, and/or backs

    2 large yellow onions, unpeeled, quartered

    6 celery stalks, cut into 1" pieces

    Cafe 5: Sliced Brisket Recipe

    [CHI] Cafe 5: Sliced Brisket Recipe

    I't s classic festival comination: barbecue, beer and country music. This weekend, the Windy City Smokeout returns to Chicago. And we have a preview of what you can expect.

    (Published Friday, July 13, 2018)

    4 large carrots, peeled, cut into 1” pieces

    1 large parsnip, peeled, cut into 1” pieces

    1 large shallot, quartered

    1 head of garlic, halved crosswise

    6 sprigs flat-leaf parsley

    1 bunch thyme

    1 tablespoon black peppercorns

    Combine ingredients in a large pot, bring the stock to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer partially covered for 4 hours.

    Simmer the Matzo Balls in the chicken broth for 15-20 minutes, or until they start to sink. Ladle into a bowl and enjoy!

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