| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:39 PM
The best fast dinners don’t happen by accident; they require planning.
First, make a mealtime plan of attack after surveying the family’s weekly schedule and figuring out the time constraints on the dinner hour. Then shop with that schedule...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:45 PM
The poorest Americans would nearly starve if it weren't for fast-food dollar menus and other cheap, highly processed foods, such as mashed potatoes in a box.
We've heard this so many times that we accept as fact the idea that obesity and diabetes are...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Provolone, cheddar, colby-jack, swiss, mozzarella, paramagnet, bleu, port wine, sharp cheddar, ricotta, farmers, munster, brie, these are some of the cheeses that we know but the list goes on.
Some are creamy, some are great for slicing, some are...
| Sep 12, 2012
The Italian Village
71 West Monroe Street
Chicken Breast Pizzaiola
2 6-oz boneless and skinless chicken breasts
8 oz. marinara sauce
1 Tbs fresh garlic, diced fine
1 Tbs olive oil
pinch of dry...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:32 AM
Shopping at our local farmers markets is better for the environment and the local economy, and it turns out that there can be a nutritional benefit to buying local, as well.
Farmers can let produce ripen more fully before harvest, and more time spent...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:15 AM
New Family Restaurant in Elizabethtown
Kim Sadowski, owner of the new "Ella's Place" restaurant, visits to talk about taking over what used to be the "E-Town Diner" and remodelling it into a family establishment. She also brings along a few of the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Veggie Garden & Bacon Ranch Chicken Breast in a Wrap
1 whole wheat flour tortilla
2 to 3 ounces Eckrich Bacon Ranch Chicken Breast Deli Meat
Strips of red, yellow and green bell peppers
Chopped or thinly...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Billows of black soot escapes into the atmosphere. A crowd begins to gather around the closed gas grill lid.
No one else thinks to open the lid.
I step up to the grill, lift the lid, offer my advice. "Turn it down."
I am met with resistance, as usual....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Red white and blue can light up the picnic table as well as the sky this Fourth of July.
Our test kitchen menu includes glazed chicken breasts scented with herbs and honey, boiled corn with your own herbed butter, sweet and juicy watermelon wedges,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:14 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Fabulicious!: Fast & Fit: Teresa's Low-Fat, Super-Easy Italian Recipes
The Book Stall
811 Elm Street
Chicken with Bruschetta...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:29 AM
House of Kabob Mediterranean Cuisine
1525 Stanley St., New Britain
860-223-1200 and http://www.connecticuthouseofkabob.com
There are many restaurants near college campuses that become favorites because they offer well-made, large and low-priced...