nutmeg

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This week, Chef Wook Kang and I talk about what’s going on for our Christmas break plans. There’s lots going on. Then we talk about new sausage shops here in Chicago. I know, sausage in Chicago is a staple. That’s right and so much more. Lastly, did you know the side effects from ingesting large quantities of nutmeg. I didn’t until today. You may be surprised! Thanks for listening and we’ll see you next week.

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Butternut Squash Bisque with Nutmeg Crème Fraîche

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