Monica Rogers – Roots Cooking Event 11/23

Roots Salon Master Speaker Series Presents Food Writer,
Blogger Monica Rogers of Lost Recipes Found.



Monica Rogers

Saturday, Nov 23, Monica prepares holiday recipes in the Roots kitchen. Savory sides, a veggie and fowl main dishes and luscious desserts will be featured.  Come for the demo, stay for the tasting.  Seating is limited.  Two seatings at 7 and 9 PM.  Suggested donation is $25. Call for address & a seat: 773-203-7661; or email:


Roots Holiday Dinner/Tasting Menu
Appetizer: Wine-poached Pear & Rosemary Honey Cream Tart
First course: Sunchoke soup with white truffle oil (sunchokes from Oriana’s organic garden)
Salad: Pomegranate, Fennel & Mint Salad with Warm Honey Drizzle
Mains: Lemon Rosemary Roast Chicken (farm-raised Amish chicken)
Sherried Mushroom Walnut Loaf with Mushroom Gravy)
Sides: Mashed potatoes (organically homegrown on my in-laws acres in Caledonia, Michigan)
Brussels Sprout Petals with Apple & Toasted Pecan and Brussels Sprout Petals with Bacon & Onion

Dessert Table: Deep-Dark Chocolate Cake with Pomegranate Raspberry Orange Sauce & Meringue, Pumpkin Chiffon pie or tart, Mince Puffs (all-fruit mincemeat phyllo triangles with toasted walnut )mascarpone and wine syrup, Banoffee Pie







Reserve ahead via Paypal, choose “Speaker” option



NOTE:  I have replaced our BUY NOW paypal buttons on the Roots Salon page
on my site, with a drop down menu so you can go there and purchase your seats.


Roots Salon is an artist gathering space, hosted by Jamie O’Reilly in a private home in Chicago’s Lincoln Square. Reservations are required. Roots full schedule, member card information can be found on these pages: Roots schedule, Thrive
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