Mark Wahlberg


There’s beefcakes, and there’s juicy burgers, and while I’m a huge fan of both, they don’t usually go hand in hand. During a recent press trip to promote his new movie Deepwater Horizon burger baron/beefcake extraordinaire Mark Wahlberg offered the…

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By Chelsea Lundy

Nourishing Young Minds

Now, I’m not one to play the mom card often, but when it comes to feeding young minds, it’s glaringly obvious that we have a problem when it comes to food education and children. Let me be a debbie downer…

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Jackman's Maple Syrup

Maple Cinnamon Apples

Each fall harvest, the Roach fam heads apple picking, and inevitably comes home with more apples than you can shake a stick at. This year was no different, with my little kids getting bigger, they can now reach higher, pick…

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Leña Libby Roach

Lunch with Leña

There is no finer form of flattery then complete imitation. Borrowing recipes, fine tuning age old traditions- these are not new ground breaking measures when it comes to being an inspired chef. But when you’re the corporate chef for the…

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libby roach

The Ultimate Pizza

Thanksgiving is a great time to look back at the year and find reasons to be genuinely thankful. I feel tremendously lucky to have the family I do, and bonding with them and breaking bread doesn’t always need to revolve…

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Millet Pilaf with Herbs and Grilled Asparagus

Love & Lemons- Cookbook Review

Let me preface this post- I AM NOT VEGAN. Or vegetarian. Nope. Not even close. Mostly I chalk it all up to side dishes. Which is great, the whole half your plate thing is a mantra that runs strong in…

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B&O Yorkville Run Medal

Race Recap- B&O Yorkville Run

The B&O Yorkville Run saw well heeled runners participate in one of the loveliest runs this city has on deck. From the race kit pick up, to the well appointed volunteers, this race is scenic, well organized and a ton…

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Feast in the Forest

Feast in the Forest

There’s literally nothing finer than eating under the stars, and while many of those occasions for me revolve around a tent or two and likely some fish we just hauled out of the lake, this night was remarkably different and…

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Pelee Island Wines

Art in Unexpected Places

A well rounded and vibrant art scene is not something I expected to find in my recent Fam trip with the iYellow Wine Club to Windsor-Essex. Invited to take in the sights and sounds of ‘the county’, I imagined field…

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Sashimi Salad

Sushi Party at AMICO

There is nothing better then hooking up with a few friends after work, decompressing over the events of the day- or summer, more accurately. 2016 is going by in a flash, so when I had the opportunity to host a…

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