June 2009

The Pup Cup

This past weekend I took a little trip with the dog and Mini Whipped to visit various friends in Michigan.  The baby was asleep in the back seat and the dog sn...

Summer Snack Plate

This past week, Chicago pulled its usual mood swing on us. From cold and rainy and unseasonably icky to over 90 degrees and humid. I have a very hard time adjus...

She’s Blogging…

Perhaps some of you are familiar with Vosges Haut-Chocolat.  You know, the one that started putting curry and wasabi in chocolate almost a dozen years ago?  S...

A Birthday Surprise

There was a clutter and a clang followed by a burst of song. Purply pink flowers in a beautiful arrangement and the aroma of hot dogs. French fries, corn dogs, ...

Rhubarb Maple Crisp

This recipe is the result of a number of new discoveries for me: 1. I had never been to the Green City Market in Chicago until last weekend. 2. I had never ...

Bacon Potato Salad

It has been awhile since I posted a recipe on Whipped. It isn't that I haven't cooked a number of things. It has just been a series of either bad recipes, bad p...

My Fair City – Views From a River

I share with you the view of my fair city, Chicago, from the best angle there is... atop the fresh wonderful waters of Lake Michigan. Last week we enjoyed some ...