| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Raise your hand if you've recently started an awkward party conversation with "I was on Pinterest the other night ..."
Consider both my hands raised.
Something about the mind-numbing way I sift through posts from my friends every night makes me think...
| Jul 19, 2012
You could argue that Moderno, by dint of its farm-fresh ingredients and made-from-scratch ethic, is the most authentic Italian restaurant in Highland Park.
Or you could argue that Moderno, given the kitchen's use of such ingredients as Thai chilies and...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:33 AM
It’s almost time for Christmas in July and this week’s recipe keeps with the holiday spirit.
Mary Schatz of Johnstown had the judges singing “Hallelujah” with her angel food pie recipe.
“It’s beautiful for the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Anyone with a bottle of 1800 Tequila better think hard about drinking from that baby.
State Department of Consumer Protection officials have put out a consumer alert warning people that certain types of 1800 Tequila have had their glass stoppers...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Esther Chernicky has been making zucchini bread for years.
So when her sister gave her a recipe for pineapple zucchini bread last summer, the Portage woman decided to modify it somewhat.
She added cherries and came up with Cherry Coconut Zucchini Bread,...
| Aug 16, 2012
Dale Levitski's career arc is like that of most top chefs. In reverse.
After running a couple of modest Chicago restaurants, Levitski found himself thrust into the spotlight as the surprise pick to succeed Grant Achatz at four-star Trio, and, just as...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Kyle Domer, owner of the cleverly named Phoney Baloney's, a vegan sandwich shop in Irvine, is passionate about his food.
After his parents' divorce when he was a young man, he gained about 45 pounds from eating fast food and had health issues.
| Apr 13, 2012
Total time: About 1 hour
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: Adapted from RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen in Century City. We show the rice garnished with chopped cashews.
2 cups jasmine or basmati rice
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 small (2-inch) stick cinnamon...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of profiles of local restaurant chefs.
Berkley Cline oversees Pure and Simple Cafe in downtown Greencastle, Pa., a mile or so from Interstate 81. The cafe specializes in fresh, healthful food...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:31 PM
SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- Give Your Metabolism a spicy kick in the pants.
Jodelle Fitzwater writes, "protein shakes are a great way to make a fast, healthy meal that you can take on the go, use after a hard workout to replenish exhausted muscles, and even...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Karen Tack and Alan Richardson
To purchase a copy of the book:
Cupcakes, Cookies and Pie, Oh My!
Demo & Signing
The Bookstall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm Street
Quick Sugar Cookie Dough
Makes 16-20 3 inch...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Mango Chile Lime (cold soup)
2 cups water
1 each: lemon, lime and orange
1 cup sugar
1 can coconut milk
6 cups mango, peeled and diced
1 tsp red chile pepper flakes
Juice and zest of 2 additional limes
Cayenne pepper and sugar to taste...