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    Lunchbreak: Pork shank cassoulet with winter vegetables, prepared by The Quadrangle Club chef Anthony Belter

    Executive Chef Anthony Belter The Quadrangle Club 1155 E. 57th Street Chicago Event: The Revels 2017 January 27 and January 28 – 3 Course dinner and a show For more information: (773) 702-7221 Pork Shank Cassoulet with Winter Vegetables Ingredients: 2 16 oz. bone-in pork shanks salt and black pepper 2 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 4 oz. bacon 1 medium onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 garlic cloves, diced 1 sweet potato, diced 1/2 cup […]

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    Midday Fix: Meatballs, prepared by Bar Lupo chef Marcos Ascencio and details about the Eisenopoly fundraiser

    Chef Marcos Ascencio Bar Lupo 217 W. Huron Street Chicago (312) 643-3400 Event: Eisenopoly Fundraiser Friday, January 20 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Revel Fulton Market 1215 W. Fulton Market Chicago For tickets and more information: Bar Lupo Meatballs Serves 4-6 people Ingredients: 1 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. ground veal 1/4 lb. ground pork 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 whole egg 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup red […]

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    Adopt A Pet: PAWS Chicago

    Julia Poukatch and Tammy Whelan PAWS Chicago To adopt Abby and Ebu: Lincoln Park Adoption Center 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue Chicago (773) 935-7297  

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    Lunchbreak: Fast & healthy meals to fit your busy lifestyle, prepared by Lynn Dugan, Marcel’s Culinary Experience

    Lynn Dugan Marcel’s Culinary Experience 490 N. Main Street Glen Ellyn Event: Rush Hour Meals; Fast to the Table Class Thursday, January 26 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Advance registration required: call (630) 790-8500 Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Packets Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 medium onion, diced 1 small zucchini, diced 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 2 […]

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    Midday Fix: Thyroid 101

    Dr. Brian Kim, Division Chief of Endocrinology and Metabolism Rush University Medical Center

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    Lunchbreak: Pollo alla romana, prepared by Eataly chef Jeremy Williams and details about the Cooking for Life event

    Chef Jeremy Williams Event: Cooking for Life with Eataly and Common Threads January 30 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eataly Chicago 43 E Ohio St. Chicago For tickets: Pollo alla Romana, Roman Chicken Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil 3 oz pancetta, small cubes 2 garlic cloves 1 whole chicken 1/2 cup white wine 1 can San Marzano tomatoes (12-16 oz) 2 green bell peppers, small chunks 1 red bell pepper, small chunks 1 red […]

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    Midday Fix: Preview of the Architectural Artifacts/Chicago House event, Another Door Opens

    Erik Retzer, Showroom Director, Architectural Artifacts Architectural Artifacts 4325 N. Ravenswood Chicago Event: Another Door Opens January 18 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. For event tickets: For more information about Chicago House:

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    Focus on Family: National School Choice Week and more on Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos

    Andrew Campanella National School Choice Week For more information:

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    Midday Fix: Celebrating national hot tea month with Argo Tea

    Mika Ishida Argo Tea Teas Detox Tea: Cleansing blend of green tea, herbs and spices. Burdock root cleanses blood naturally, which helps strengthen the lymphatic system and protects the spleen. The vitamins and nutrients present in dandelion root help cleanse our livers and keep them working properly. Empower Tea: Strengthening blend of hibiscus flowers, apple and elderberries. Hibiscus tea is rich in Vitamin C, an essential nutrient that boosts the immune system. Elderberries contain anthocyanins, which also boost your […]

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    Your Money Matters: Performance review tips

    Jessica Schaeffer, Director of Marketing and Communications LaSalle Network Tips: Prepare Prepare for any review, regardless if you think it will be bad or not. This means, looking back on the year, quarter, month and bringing tangible examples of projects that were completed well or on-time and those that were not. Don’t try and overcompensate by only talking about the good things you did as managers will see through this. Remove the blinders It’s difficult to evaluate yourself without […]