Thanksgiving traditions are sacred, and messing with family recipes can be tricky business. Tricky, but not impossible. Perhaps there’s been a changing of the guard, and YOU are now in charge of the meal. Or, maybe there’s been an uprising; one where the adult siblings are finally putting their foot down against Mom adding ginger ale to the yams.
Pete’s Market is known throughout Chicagoland for its ready-made dishes and to-go meals, but did you know we make our own guacamole too? Yes, the centuries-old Aztec party-spread made from avocado and spices has been perfected right here in the Windy City.
It happens all too often during your routine grocery shopping. You grab a bag of potatoes with big plans. You’re not sure what those plans are, but you’re going to Google them when you get home and turn those potatoes into magic. A week later, you realize that you still have the potatoes, and you’d better cook them before they go bad. So, you quickly dice, season, bake and serve, once again abandoning your quest for true greatness.
Many of our 2020 summer plans went up in smoke because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We were told to isolate and social distance, which meant vacations and family reunions would have to be postponed.