Lunchbreak: Red Kale Salad & Quinoa Salad, Beans, Tart Summer Apples & Goat Cheese

Sarah Stegner, Co-Executive Chef/Owner Prairie Grass Café Abby Schilling from Mick Klug Farm Prairie Grass Cafe 601 Skokie Blvd. Northbrook (847)205-4433 Chef Stegner will be offering pre-ordered meals to go throughout the week. The offer will change daily and will feature a protein with sustainable produce from Nichols Farm & Orchard, Three Sisters Garden […]

Lunchbreak: Sautéed swordfish with asparagus, tomato, spring greens and garlic chive butter

Sarah Stegner, Co-Executive Chef/Owner – Prairie Grass Cafe Prairie Grass Cafe 601 Skokie Blvd. Northbrook, IL Ordering: 847-205-4433 Promotions & Events: (Please order at least with a  24 hours notice for meal kit orders.) – Memorial Day Meal Kits Are Available Now Through Memorial Day -Lamb Sausage Meal Kit for 2 -Italian Sausage Meal Kit for 2 […]

Bill Kurtis and the WGN team hand out Tallgrass Beef hot dogs outside the studio

Prairie Grass Cafe Co-Chef/Owner Sarah Stegner discusses great healthy hotdog recipes all moms would love to feed their kids! RECIPES Tallgrass Beef Grass-fed Hot Dogs and Beans Tallgrass Beef Grass-Fed Hot Dog with Pica de Gallo and Guacamole RELATED VIDEOS Bill Kurtis feels like a hot dog, Paul and Pat are the buns WGN’s Paul Konrad […]

Lunchbreak: Ramp Crustini with Ramp Butter

Sarah Stegner, Co-Owner & Co-Chef of Prairie Grass Cafe Prairie Grass Cafe 601 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL 847-205-4433 Event: Opening day of the Green City Market’s 20th season on May 4th. Green City Market Lincoln Park Saturdays & Wednesdays Beginning May 4th May-October 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1817 N. Clark Street — South […]

Lunchbreak: Chef Sara Stegner makes creamy polenta

Chef Sarah Stegner Prairie Grass Cafe 601 Skokie Blvd. Northbrook (847) 205-4433 To purchase a copy of the book: The Green City Market Cookbook: Great Recipes from Chicago’s Award-Winning Farmers Market Creamy Polenta with Braised Greens and Mushrooms Ingredients: 1 head garlic, unpeeled, separated into cloves 4 cups milk 1 cup fine white cornmeal […]

Used once and never recycled, should you give straws the final straw?

CHICAGO – The middle of August means it’s unofficially the end of summer. Looking back at beach days, travel days, long hot days either at work or play, how many times did you find yourself reaching for a cold drink? With most icy drinks these days it seems that along with it comes a straw. […]

Lunchbreak: Braised Pork Loin Chops with Mushroom Marsala Gravy and Turnip Greens with a Veggie Salad

Sarah Stegner, Chef/Co-owner, Prairie Grass Cafe Carrie Nahabedian, Chef/Owner, Brindille LaToria Williams, culinary student at Washburne Culinary & Hospitality Institute Prairie Grass Cafe, 601 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook IL 847-205-4433 Brindille, 534 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 312.595.1616 Washburne Culinary & Hospitality Institute, GoFundMe Lakeside Bank Recipes: LaToyia William’s Braised Pork […]