Category Archives: Fridays w/ Steph

Stephanie Saviola gives you advice on all things fashion every Friday.

Stephanie is an East Coast native currently residing in Chicago. She is a freelance writer and editor and a recent Journalism graduate of Columbia College Chicago. During her time at Columbia, she was Managing Editor of the weekly newspaper, The Columbia Chronicle. She loves fashion, food (cooking and eating) and animals.

E-mail Stephanie at: ssaviloa@woodwardspine.com

Twitter: @stephsavez

Minestrone soup

By Stephanie Saviola The season is starting to turn and cooler nights make for the perfect heartier dishes including soups and stews. This easy, vegetarian soup I like to make can be ready in about an hour and is a great … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Risotto

By Stephanie Saviola Risotto can be a bit challenging if you have never cooked it before. It will probably take a couple of tries before you get it just right. I always follow this recipe from and add my own ingredients … Continue reading

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Blueberry Ricotta Muffins

By Stephanie Saviola Ingredients: – 1 1/2 cups of fresh blueberries (frozen can be used as well, but need to thaw) – zest from 1/2 lemon – 1 1/2 cups flour – 3/4 cups sugar –  1/2 teaspoon of baking … Continue reading

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Pasta. Quick.

  X By Stephanie Saviola Ingredients: –  1 lb. of thin spaghetti –  2 pints of cherry tomatoes –  2 tablespoons if capers –  3 cloves of garlic, crushed and diced –  olive oil –  1/2 cup of chopped, fresh … Continue reading

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The games are in full swing…

By Stephanie Saviola The much anticipated 2012 London Olympics kicked off this past week with the opening ceremonies in true Brit-pop fashion. The summer Olympics are always so much fun to watch. I love the competition, especially for  volleyball and … Continue reading

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Greek Salad

By Stephanie Saviola Ingredients: –  1 head of Romaine lettuce, roughly chopped –  1 vine-ripe tomato or 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved –  1 cup Feta cheese, crumbled –  1/2 cup of Kalamata olives, pits removed and chopped – … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Sandal Love

By Stephanie Saviola It’s too hot to even think about clothes.  I tried, but in this heat wave all I wanted to do was throw on my swim suit and jump in a pool or the lake.  So here are … Continue reading

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