Chicago Inspired Recipes (Thanksgiving 2008)

Here is the menu of dishes I made for our "My Kind of Town, Chicago!" Thanksgiving party. Click on the links below to view the recipes:

Baked Buffalo Wings platter
served with ranch & blue cheese dressings,
baby carrots & celery sticks

served with marinara sauce

Dip Trio:
Spinach & Artichoke, Chili Cheese, Jalapeno Popper Dip
served with crostini, crackers & tortilla chips

Cocktail Meatballs
original Joelen recipe

original Joelen recipe

Cranberry Praline Pecan Spinach Salad
inspired by friend, Megan

Tilapia DeJonghe
(a twist on the traditional Shrimp DeJonghe)

Chicago recipe


  1. YUM! Wish I lived in Chicago to enjoy all of your events!!

  2. Jalepino popper dip?!?! Yum!
    I've also been on the hunt for a good baked wings recipe. Thanks so much for posting this!

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