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Skip the Chocolates
Anyone can buy a box of chocolates. Instead, show your sweetheart how much you love him or her with homemade baked treats this Valentine's Day. To help you create your baked love, we're putting all of our bakeware on sale in February. Save 20% off Emile Henry, Kaiser and Chicago Metallic bakeware, as well as the non-stick baking mat, Silpat. Your cookies will never stick to your pan again!
Plan Breakfast in Bed

Treat your sweetie to breakfast in bed with our new Blueberry Lemon Lavender Flapjack Mix. This fresh and tart blend of wild blueberries, lavender and sour lemon is all natural. Other flavors such as Ginger Carrot Cake are available as well.  


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Elevate Your Cooking with Better Cookware
Our chefs have always been fans of Le Creuset cookware. Now, it appears our customers are incredibly loyal to the enameled cast iron line, too! The Chopping Block has been awarded Signature Dealer status with Le Creuset. That means we buy a lot of it, so you should too, especially while it's 20% off in January. You can also save on All-Clad and Lodge Cast Iron pots and pans this month. 
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Cutting to the Core
Knife Work
Slicing through all of the information available on cutting boards can be confusing. You have to consider material, size, care and sanitation. Our Retail Associate Jordan Posner weighs in with the Chicago Tribune on the differences in types and care of boards so you can determine the best fit for you.

Sizzling Savings Card is Back
Gift CardOur Sizzling Savings Card returns in February. Buy a gift card for $150 and receive a value of $170 on the card. That's an additional $20 you can use toward cooking classes or gourmet retail. Here's an idea! Get your Valentine a gift card for a cooking class for two and use your extra dollars to treat yourselves to a bottle of our food-friendly wine. 
You Rated Us Outstanding

The Chopping Block has received outstanding ratings in Zagat! Thanks to all of our customers for rating us so highly in the 2014 Zagat Chicago Shopping Survey. The survey is based on YOUR opinions, so we really appreciate your support.   

Are You Still on Our Email List? Pie

Our inboxes are fuller than ever these days. So in an effort to bring our mailing list up to date, as well as avoid sending you mail that you may no longer wish to receive, The Chopping Block recently asked our email subscribers to confirm their subscriptions in order to continue to receive our emails.  Missed the opt-in email?     

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Expires 2/28/14
Save on Wine Accessories
The Chopping Block email subscribers can save 20% off all wine accessories (like our popular Corkcicle) when you purchase a bottle of wine in February 2014. Just print or show this email on your smartphone to our staff
to get your exclusive discount.