Do you know how much food America throws away because it doesn't meet our "beauty standards" in grocery stores?

Lifestyle
Ugly fruit and vegetables has been a topic circulating around in the media. With hunger at the forefront and the food industry claiming that the industrialization of food and scientifically modifying food is what will help us have an abundant food supply, it is shocking to find out that in...

{Interview} A phone call with "The Art of Beef Cutting" author, Kari Underly (@kariunderly)

Lifestyle
I first met Kari Underly at Standard Market in Westmont, Illinois this Spring as we both guest-judged their chili cook-off contest.Kari Underly is a third-generation butcher, is one of the top regarded female butchers in the entire country and based in Chicago! Her book, “The Art of Beef Cutting: A Meat Professional’s Guide to Butchering and...

#RealMomsTalk Chat Giveaway, Beautiful Kess In House Wall Clocks

Lifestyle
KESS InHouse has teamed up with Momma Cuisine for #RealMomsTalk on Thursday, April 7, 2016 to giveaway 3 beautiful wall clocks during the chat, just in time for our chat talking about how mommas can take more time to take care of themselves! "Keep track of time with these unique wall...

Grill Buying Guide

Home & garden
Shhhh. You hear that? Maybe not just yet, but now that spring has arrived the beautiful sounds of meats and veggies sizzling on the grill are right around the corner. If you’re in the market for new grill, there’s no better time than now to make sure you’re prepped, educated...

New Home Renovation Show

Home & garden
NOW CASTINGNew Home Renovation ShowAre you looking to make improvements to your home?Do you need to update any rooms?Do you have an existing budget to work with?A major cable network and a pair of HOME IMPROVEMENT EXPERTS will help restore new life to your outdatedproperty while keeping its architectural integrity.If...

Learn DIY Tips and Tricks from Experienced Cooks, Farmers and Gardeners at The Good Food Festival

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
Learn DIY Tips and Tricks from Experienced Cooks, Farmers and Gardeners at The Good Food FestivalFamilyFarmed invites you to a family-friendly day of inspiring speakers, DIY workshops on the Organic Valley Good Food Commons, chef demos from Rick Bayless and Paul Kahan, a special ham curing session with Rob Levitt...

Why Organic Food Is Mainstream

Lifestyle
Why organic food is a mainstream Modern families are extremely concerned about living a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, they tend to spend money on organic, dairy free and gluten free food. Plenty of health choices are available for such people and you don’t need to think twice before getting adapted to...

Feeling Adventurous in the Kitchen? Learn How to Cure Your Own Ham at #GFFchi

Travel
Curing your own ham might sound a bit intimidating, but Rob Leavitt of The Butcher & Larder will break it down for you step-by-step at the 12th Annual Good Food Festival & Conference. “It is a subject that a lot of people are curious about. Ham in all its iterations...

DIY Laundry Detergent from @Kenmore #partner

DIY & Tips
Did you know that making your own powdered laundry detergent is as easy as mixing four ingredients together? It’s true! And it’s easy! Click here to find out from my partners at Kenmore. Photo used with permission from Kenmore. Kenmore is the exclusive appliance sponsor of Momma Cuisine.

Chicago Giveaway: Free Home Cleaning from @MyClean

Lifestyle, Home & garden
Chicago Giveaway: Free Home Cleaning from @MyCleanOne of the hardest things for me as a busy working mom is staying on top of the the cleaning duties at home. And with three growing kids, the house never seems to stay clean and tidy! These days hiring a cleaning service to...

5 Things Your Kids Will Love at @GoodFoodFestChi 0

Lifestyle
Every March, hundreds of Good Food experts, including farmers, top chefs, bakers and small business owners, come together to help grow the Good Food movement. They present many opportunities to learn about (and snack on!) healthy, local food. Check out these five great events on Saturday March 26 that kids...

Eat, Learn and Play! Purple Asparagus Brings Family Fun to the Good Food Festival

Parenting, Lifestyle
The dedicated staff at Purple Asparagus work to educate children, families, and the community about eating that’s good for the body and the planet. They bring delicious, nutritious hands-on adventures to schools, community organizations, and farmers’ markets throughout Chicagoland. On March 26 this year, Purple Asparagus will delight children and...

Top 3 Reasons Your "Diet" Isn't Working from @Dancin_Grains

Lifestyle
You’ve heard it all before: diets are miserable, diets don’t work. You’ve heard the term “lifestyle change” thrown around constantly, but don’t quite know where to start. How do you go from a diet that is simply not working for you to a true lifestyle change that’s permanent? You need...

Kids Get Food Education From Award Winning Chefs at @GoodFoodFestChi

Parenting, Lifestyle
What Good Food Can Teach Us - Tasty Learning Opportunities with Pilot Light at the Good Food FestivalWhere did you get your food education? For most of us, it wasn’t from an award ­winning chef.  At six lucky Chicago Public Schools, renowned chefs Paul Kahan (One Off Hospitality Group),  Matthias...

Mark Your Calendars, @GoodFoodFestChi is Just Around the Corner!

Lifestyle, Travel, Parenting
The Good Food Festival is back and ready to celebrate its 12th year of local, sustainable, humane and fair food. Stop in on Saturday, March 26th at the UIC Forum in Chicago for a fun day packed with inspiring speakers, DIY workshops, chef demos, and interactive activities at the Purple...

Use Seasonal Produce To Give You A Summer Glow In Winter with @balanced_babe

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Sarah Baker, founder of BalancedBabe.com joined Good Day Chicago and she brought some seasonal produce that can give us a summer glow all winter long. Source: Good Day Chicago, Fox 32 Chicago: http://www.fox32chicago.com/mornings/82269559-story

Add Balance to Packed Lunches and Snacks

Parenting, Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
(Family Features) When you supply your kids with nutritious and sensible choices, you’re ensuring a productive day in the classroom and beyond. It’s simple to make lunch and snack time fun by tossing in some new, wholesome options that add variety and appeal for your little learner.Add new foods to...

Summer brings cookouts & alfresco dining! Is your outdoor space ready?

Lifestyle, Home & garden
Summer brings cookouts & alfresco dining! Is your outdoor space ready?We’ve all been looking forward to summer, and now it’s here! With the warm sunshine, comes the chance for neighborhood cook-outs, family picnics and romantic alfresco dining on your patio. There’s plenty of opportunities to be outside and enjoy your...

What does your dream kitchen look like?

Lifestyle, Home & garden
Let’s be honest with ourselves.  If you aren’t already enjoying your new kitchen, we all wonder what our dream kitchen would look like some day.Maybe it has granite countertops or a large walk-in pantry? Maybe it has a state of the art stove that will allow you to cook meals like Charlie Trotter or be finally big...

The After-School Childcare Dilemma By @FirstClassCare

Parenting, Lifestyle, Home & garden
Photos provided by First Class Care for Momma Cuisine.For millions of families across the country the after school childcare dilemma is something parents dread on a daily basis. What are the kids going to do after school until we can get home from work? Do we find an after school...