Author Archives: Kailley @ Kailley's Kitchen

Walnut Encrusted Honey Dijon Salmon

The pervasive expectation that women should absorb the role of June Cleaver the dutiful housewife sank long ago, but a blind eye shouldn’t be turned to the fact that a woman’s approach to preparing food can actually say a lot about her … Continue reading

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Truluck’s: Some of Southwest Florida’s Finest Seafood

Truluck’s: Some of Southwest Florida’s Finest Seafood Southwest Florida is a prime destination for retirees and winter-weary Northerners looking for soul-warming sunshine and fine dining worth dying for. With gulf waters teeming with finned wild life, it’s no shock that … Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Sandwiches

Deadly sin #5: Envy It’s no secret that I’ve envied many of the well-established food blogs for their crisp, clear, and perfectly composed food porn. Cyberspace is completely over-saturated with enthusiastic bakers and cooks wanting to share their recipes, and … Continue reading

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Kuma’s Too: Not Suitable for Vegetarians

Kuma’s Corner is arguably one of the most legendary late-night feeding troughs in Chicago. On February 13th, 2013, it hatched a new weapon of gastronomic mass destruction: Kuma’s Too. Bigger, better, and more badass than its predecessor, Kuma’s Too brings … Continue reading

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Romantic Eats: Iced Sugar Cookies and Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

The word “romantic” holds different meanings for different people. Maybe it’s a long walk on the beach in the company of a man named Fabio (complete with untamed mane and Sasquatch-sized hands). Or perhaps it’s watching the original Star Wars … Continue reading

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Best Sushi in Chicago: Sushi Dokku

If you’re a sushi aficionado living in the Chicagoland area, I’m going to assume you were about as devastated as I was when the legendary Sushi Wabi on Randolph was closing in the spring of 2012. That cataclysmic loss sent … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes: A Super Bowl Tradition

Outside of organized religion, nothing seems so steeped in tradition– both the heartwarming and the inexplicable– as the wide world of sports. I was raised in a household where the name Michael Schumacher meant a whole lot more than Michael Jordan, … Continue reading

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