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End Childhood Hunger with No Kid Hungry

End Childhood Hunger with No Kid Hungry

The Issue: Too Many Kids are Hungry 1 in 6 kids in America face hunger, all across the United States, in every community, even here in ours.  That’s why Firefly Grill and John Boos & Co. have teamed up to help with No Kid Hungry. […]

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Boos Butcher Blocks New Factory Showroom & Outlet

Boos Butcher Blocks New Factory Showroom & Outlet

We have a new neighbor in town (Effingham IL intersection of Hwy. 70 & 57) and we couldn’t be happier to have them!  The Boos Butcher Block Factory Showroom & Outlet is the Firefly Grill’s new next door neighbor.  Over 5000 square feet of showroom floor […]

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LEAF: Little Egypt Alliance of Farmers Coop

LEAF: Little Egypt Alliance of Farmers Coop

Recently I met with Firefly’s Kristie and the marketing manager of a new kind of food coop, Liz from LEAF – Little Egypt Alliance of Farmers.  LEAF was founded by seven southern Illinois farmers in 2016 who wanted to provide people easy access to organic goods. […]

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Ice Cream Flavors that are Outrageously Delicious

Ice Cream Flavors that are Outrageously Delicious

Life was changed forever when ice cream was invented. Have you landed a huge deal or just enjoyed a fabulous meal?  A scoop of ice cream makes a great day… AWESOME!  Have a horrible fight with your boyfriend or get a bad grade?  Treat yourself […]

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Illinois Artisanal Cheese – Marcoot Creamery

Illinois Artisanal Cheese – Marcoot Creamery

Firefly Grill Field Trip Last week I took a road trip with Firefly Grill’s (owners/chef) Kristie & Niall to Greenville*, IL.  This sleepy town is home to an Illinois artisanal cheese maker: Marcoot Jersey Creamery.  It didn’t take us long to realize this was indeed […]

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Turmeric Honey Glazed Carrots

Turmeric Honey Glazed Carrots

Jump to recipe: Turmeric Honey Glazed Carrots  Cooking with kids is a lot of fun.  Cooking for kids can be a real challenge.  Their taste buds are young and are super receptors.  The acidity of a tomato, the bitter skin of a carrot, and the sourness […]

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