From the Chopping Block: Last Chance to Get your Kids Cooking this Summer

Our kitchens have been full of the sights, sounds and smells of young cooks hard at work and having fun this summer. The Chopping Block’s Kid and Teen summer cooking camps have been going strong since the beginning of June and will continue through August.Read more

From The Chopping Block

Summer BBQ Bash Everyone loves a backyard barbecue, especially when you don’t have to do any prep, cooking or clean up! That’s why you and the whole family should join The Chopping Block for our upcoming Summer BBQ Bash on Sunday, July 8 from 4pm-7pm.Read more

From the Chopping Block: Farmers’ Market Season is Here

It’s time to dust off your favorite farmers’ market tote, the season for shopping locally is finally here! This year, there’s something new at the Thursday evening market in Lincoln Square: chef demonstrations by The Chopping Block. We are excited to bring our cooking lessonsRead more

The Chopping Block: Get Saucy

Any home cook worth their salt knows that a good sauce can turn a mediocre dish into a star. It’s how the chefs do it in the restaurants, right? But we’ve all also heard the stories about stocks simmering for days and sauces reducing forRead more

From The Chopping Block: New Year, New Cookware

Is one of your new year’s resolutions to be a better cook? The equipment you stock your kitchen with could have more of an effect on your cooking than you might think. There are so many different types of cookware available now, it may beRead more

The Chopping Block: You are the Apple of our Pie

Can you believe it’s already time to start planning the Thanksgiving feast? One of the most important courses of the meal (always) is dessert. Pie is traditionally served at the holiday table, but do you know why? No, the colonists did not have pie atRead more

The Chopping Block You Can Save Lots of Money By Learning How to Butcher

Have you ever found yourself staring at the meat case in the supermarket with a blank look on your face? Are you wondering what’s the difference between prime, choice and select meat? Pondering which ribs should you get: baby back, country style or spare ribs?Read more

The Chopping Block: Two Sommeliers = Double Shot of Wine Education

September is back to school time, but that doesn’t only apply to kids. What is a topic you’d like to learn more about as an adult? If you answered cooking or wine, The Chopping Block can help! With two new sommeliers on staff, we areRead more

From the Chopping Block: Vegan from Scratch

The decision to adopt a vegan lifestyle is not one most people take lightly. Whether you are considering going vegan or are already eating that way, it’s important to understand the diet and what you need to do to be healthy. The Chopping Block recentlyRead more

From the Chopping Block: Planning the Perfect Summer Potluck

With the official arrival of summer, it’s time for potluck parties on the patio! The potluck is the most stress-free way to entertain, however even the guest-driven event needs to be managed correctly. Here’s advice from The Chopping Block’s chefs for pulling off the bestRead more