| Nov 11, 2010
The long narrow plate arrived at her table, and, like any good food blogger, Shauna James Ahern paused to take it all in: roasted red piquillo peppers — plump with a lentil stuffing — alongside graceful strands of quick-pickled green beans and...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Mindy Kaling: In her book "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?," Mindy Kaling of "The Office" mocks stock roles for women in romantic comedies....
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As the FDA revisits labeling food as gluten-free, it reopens the public comment period. People with celiac disease are primarily affected by gluten....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:18 AM
As many as 1 in 133 Americans may have celiac disease and an estimated 2 million people remain unaware that they are affected by it.
Celiac disease relates to gluten, a protein compound found in most grains, breads, and cereals. Contrary to popular...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Pam MacDonald’s answer to the scarcity of gluten-free products will open its store doors in three weeks on West Magnolia Boulevard. When it opens, it will become the largest such store in the nation, representatives said.
Pam MacD’s Gluten...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Q I have seen some questions in your column regarding bad breath. I'd like to share my personal experience. I used to have bad breath and had seen my dentist and my doctor about it, but found no solution until I discovered that my lactose intolerance...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 10:32 PM
Don't forget, in addition to this blog, some of the other places we hang out in cyberspace include on SteveAndJohnnie.com, on Facebook, on Twitter, on the SteveAndJohnnieShow's Channel on YouTube, on our Yahoo group and, believe it or not, there is even...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:08 AM
Sarah Wu does not look like a troublemaker. The slight, blond mom comes off, by her own admission, as "a super nice person … without a bad word to say."
That may be why the speech pathologist was able to crank out an incisive daily blog...
| Jan 6, 2011
A second major medical publication is calling foul on Dr. Andrew Wakefield's 1998 studying linking the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine to autism. In fact, today the BMJ, a leading medical journal in the U.K. reports Wakefield deliberately faked the...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 10:20 PM
So, just how much of the Internet do we inhabit? Well, in addition to this blog, some of the other places we hang out in cyberspace include on SteveAndJohnnie.com, on Facebook, on Twitter, on the SteveAndJohnnieShow's Channel on YouTube, on our Yahoo...
| Dec 7, 2010
Q: I have celiac disease (gluten allergy) and it is very hard to find restaurants in the Chicagoland area that have gluten-free menus. You can't rely on the staff to have understanding of gluten free items, and having a menu that is certified gluten...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Mark Twain's Pizza Landing was transformed one day when a women walked into the parlor and had an interesting request.
"We had a guest who brought her own rice noodles in- and asked for her noodles to be put in a dish and heated up. It was a curious...