| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
When judging acting performances, Emmy voters aren't considering seasons or story arcs or multiple episodes or whether the actor ignored/embraced them the last time they found themselves at the valet station together. At least, they're not supposed to...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Is the Cronut king the new S'more king? Chef Dominique Ansel, who smooshed a doughnut and a croissant into a cronut at his namesake gourmet bakery in New York's Soho, has taken a beloved, simple campfire favorite to haute heights with his frozen s'more....
| Feb 11, 2013
Valentine's Day is synonymous with chocolate. So perhaps it crossed your mind to pick up a bottle of chocolate liqueur to enjoy in that cloying concoction known as a chocolate martini or some other chocolatey cocktail.
If so, know what you're in for,...
| Feb 13, 2013
We customize everything from coffee orders and pizzas to cars and electronic devices, especially those that begin with an "i" followed by a capital "P."
So why not customize the Valentine's Day sweets you present to those you love? It's easy enough to do...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:11 PM
We like to keep you informed of highly-imporrtant cultural events...so I'll tell you that Monday, February 11 is National Peppermint Pattie Day!
No, I don't mean the Peanuts comic strip character.
I think that's actually spelled Patty, and she...
| Feb 13, 2013
Don't let candy-making terms or techniques deter you from trying your hand at making sweets. Here are some tips from a couple of pros.
Temper: "All you're really doing is heating (chocolate) and cooling it while stirring it and adding more chocolate. The...
| Feb 14, 2013
Godiva Dark Chocolate martini: I'm a girly-girl who loves anything dessert-oriented, and this drink made me go ooooh without leaving a massive, sugar-induced headache. The Godiva Dark Chocolate martini ($11), a Valentine's Day special at Harry Caray's,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Parents and caregivers have the power to lead the adolescents in their homes down a healthful path.
A free program called BodyWorks, created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, provides adults and adolescents...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:20 PM
I do not have a revolutionary approach to peanut butter cookies to offer you. I am not an advocate of the three-ingredient approach: In my book, it's not a cookie unless it has flour in it.
Putting aside such radicalism, there are only a few...
| Nov 16, 2012
When the news of Wendell Smothers' death got around this week, many very sad people in the Tribune newsroom described him with the word "fixture."
From behind a big reception desk in the fourth-floor lobby, for more years than most of us can remember,...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Turkey Confetti Pizza
Cheesy pizza? With four cheeses, this pizza is not only the cheesiest, it's a flavorful combo of cranberry, orange and perky seasoning.
Prep Time: 30 Min ||
Total Time: 55 Min ||
| May 28, 2012
| 8:39 AM
6 Tbs heavy whipping cream
7 oz Premium Semi Sweet Hershey's Chocolate Cheesecake (deeply chilled) cut into 1"x1" cubes (We suggest The Cheesecake Factory "Original," White...