| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
If you tried making strawberry freezer jam recently and couldn't get it to set, the blame may lie with a bad recipe mistakenly inserted into boxes of Sure-Jell regular pectin.
All those lovely berries which you might well have picked yourself gone to...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
JUSTIN CHANG: Andrew, if you'll allow me a brief (sort of) digression before we get down to business: A few nights ago, as part of our foolhardy mission to rank the films of Richard Linklater, I watched "Waking Life" for the first time since I'd seen it...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Like it or not, the paleo diet fad has now gone mainstream.
This week, Taco Bell announced that it will be beefing up its menu — quite literally — by launching a new menu centered around meat and protein. The new menu, which, as the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Right now, it's just mounds of dirt, construction trucks and rows of cornfields. But soon, a stretch of farmland in Palmer Township will be transformed into a commercial corridor with monster warehouses, office space and hubs of restaurants, hotels and...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Yahoo! Finance reports: Coffee prices are heading higher at the supermarket and possibly at your local Dunkin' Donuts. Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands (DNKN), parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, tells The Daily Ticker that "coffee...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Many years ago, the big news in Hartford was a guy named Robert Kraft, who wanted Connecticut to build him a $375 million football stadium downtown. He'd leave Massachusetts for a free stadium and a no-tax deal on a new hotel, bringing his NFL Patriots...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Kraft is recalling a batch of Velveeta cheese shipped to Walmart in the Midwest because it doesn’t contain enough of a specific preservative and can spoil too fast, potentially causing a food borne illness.
The cheese product was shipped to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Bloomsburg University held graduation ceremonies May 10. Area graduates are:
Holly C. Bachman, Whitehall, MS Comm Dis*Speech/Lang Path; Caitlin R. Bagenstose, New Tripoli, BS Health Sciences; Janice C. Bartolai, Orefield, BSN Nursing;...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. is taking cues from Silicon Valley as it strives to inject a startup vibe into its operations, a move it's betting will make it more nimble and help it better position its brands to appeal to millennials, Hispanic shoppers and those...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Kraft is recalling a batch of Velveeta cheese shipped to Walmart in the Midwest because it doesn't contain enough of a specific preservative and can spoil too fast, potentially causing a food borne illness, the company said June 19. The cheese product was...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
As you make Fourth of July plans, consider this fast recipe for cookie balls that are a fun, red-white-and-blue treat to pass out while you watch fireworks.
You make them in minutes then keep chilled till needed. Use different color sprinkles for other...