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Hey everybody!The Summer has cooled off and Autumn is in the air… which means it is prime apple harvest time! We went apple picking this past weekend and brought home FAR too many apples. So we’re passing those benefits on to you! We’re gonna toss apples into all our dishes and not at people as […]

Howdy folks! A travesty has occurred within our hallowed halls that must be corrected. This absolutely cannot stand that such a thing has happened, but we will rectify and vitrify this problem so you need not worry. The tragedy? We have not grilled out on the deck yet this year, but this has been corrected! […]

Hello friends! While racking my brain for wonderful delicacies to bring to you within a colorful menu, I decided to make a 90 degree turn. I have often relied on using a single ingredient and taking it to it’s completely illogical conclusion in the form of an entire meal, but what if I were to […]

Garlic – 2/22/2023 – Invite

February 20th, 2023

Hey Friends! We’re without our fearless leader, Jeremy, this week as he goes to fight off the barbarians to the North in Milwaukee. Meanwhile, Jason and I will continue to serve you up dishes we believe to be delicious and you will probably at least respect our enthusiasm. This week, we delve into that delectable […]

Hello friends! We’ve past All Hallows Eve and Day, we’re barreling down to the next feasting and gorging holiday, but we would be remiss here at Cooking Army if we did not recognize the delights of the season: Fall. For this very special Fall edition of Cooking Army, we are going to delight you with […]

Welcome again folks! This week’s menu is brought to you by the recent dinner we had with friends where they left an enormous amount of red wine as leftovers. To take advantage of this windfall, we are going to wine and dine you this Wednesday. With red wine in all the dishes. That’s right! I’m […]

Howdy folks! Sorry for a little late notice, but Summer is finally here! With the Solstice upon us, I figured we should dance around the fire in honor of the Sun gods and lords of Summer. Or at least, sacrifice some meats upon the almighty grill. And so we shall. Join us in this celebration […]

Hello there! There were a few recipes within the past couple weeks that I’ve been wanting to do, but just my luck, the timing just hasn’t worked out. I had these Irish recipes that would have been perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, but that blew past us like a phantom L train. Well, you lucky […]

Greetings Eaters! It’s been some time, but we’re back! After our brief hibernation and recovery from the holidays, the Cooking Army is back to serve you some grub. Now that we’re in the throes of deep Chicago winter, it’s time to warm up those bellies with comfort food to raise that body temperature. I’m also […]

Hello Eaters, Pre-Covid we had an annual house party we call the Christmas Tree Burn where I cook ribs and pork butt and salmon and we pass out Christmas Tree branches to the small children to throw on the fire. We’ll be doing that this week! Minus the ribs, kids and Christmas Tree. Come and eat, […]