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  • The Pick-Up: CSA Challenge Week 3: Broccoli bonanza

    The Pick-Up: CSA Challenge Week 3: Broccoli bonanza
    As the morning of our third-week pickup dawned, I pulled the Post-it notes off our refrigerator: We had done it. We'd successfully eaten everything from Week 2, except half a head of broccoli. On to Week 3! This week's share included turnips, beets,...
  • No-fuss, flavorful chicken is your go-to meal

    No-fuss, flavorful chicken is your go-to meal
    Along about now, the grill as a culinary appliance begins to pall. Not that grilling isn't still the preferred summertime cooking method, both for everyday meals and for deck parties. But, still, we get a little nostalgic for fixing a quick supper...
  • From the Harvest: Eggplant

    From the Harvest: Eggplant
    Eggplant has to be one of the most intimidating items at the supermarket. With its monolithic shape and Darth Vader coloring, eggplants are a mystery to many shoppers. This fruit (yes, fruit) is named after the early varieties that propagated across...
  • Top Ten essentials to farmers market-worthy falafel

     
    I had to work Saturday, which was kind of a bummer but for one thing: I had a morning assignment around the corner from the Waverly Farmers Market. With any luck, I could swing by before returning to the office......
  • Two new restaurants expand options in Old Town

    Two new restaurants expand options in Old Town
    Laurel's restaurant scene has widened its landscape with the addition of two more establishments. One showcases a more intriguing menu, while the other aims to satisfy a sweet tooth. La Mia, at 310 Main St., is in the location that for decades housed...
  • At Almawal, a master of fire, meat

    At Almawal, a master of fire, meat
    As legends go in Chicago restaurant kitchens, Majed Diab resides in the deep underground, though within the Middle Eastern community he's something of a minor celebrity. In the 1980s he opened The Nile near 63rd Street and Kedzie Avenue , launched its...
  • Counter Intelligence: A little taste of Cortez

    Counter Intelligence: A little taste of Cortez
    What you think about Cortez is going to depend in large part on what you think about crowds, and noise, and screechy jazz, about well-meaning servers who are slightly impatient with the idea of service, and about spending most of an hour leaning up...
  • Recipe: Sweet sesame sauce

    Recipe: Sweet sesame sauce
      Total time: 10 minutes Servings: 9 to 12 6 tablespoons tahini, stirred in the jar until blended before measuring 3 tablespoons water, more if needed 6 tablespoons date honey (also known as silan or date molasses) or bee honey, more if desired Spoon...
  • Recipe: Grilled eggplant dip with tahini, yogurt and roasted chiles

    Recipe: Grilled eggplant dip with tahini, yogurt and roasted chiles
    Total time: About 1¼ hours, plus chilling time Servings: 4 to 6 Note: Serve this dip with fresh pita bread or other Middle Eastern flatbread. You can find tahini paste and Aleppo red pepper at Middle Eastern markets. 2 globe eggplants (about 2 pounds)...
  • Counter Intelligence: Tasty Dining in San Gabriel brings the heat of Wuhan

    Counter Intelligence: Tasty Dining in San Gabriel brings the heat of Wuhan
    Let's say that a correspondent has asked if you have been to the new Wuhan restaurant in San Gabriel, and let's say that you answer him, to save face, with the Internet equivalent of a smile and a nod. It is easy enough to find this restaurant — a...
  • Ramadan's high note is often a dip

    Ramadan's high note is often a dip
    Ramadan is a holiday observed by fasting, but when it's time to eat, the meals can be feasts. No food or drink is allowed from dawn to dusk during the annual monthlong Muslim period of fasting, which began this year on the evening of July 19. Because...
  • Kitchen gadget: Bismark tip

     
    Have you ever wondered how pastry chefs and doughnut shops are able to pipe those perfectly puffed eclairs and plump jelly doughnuts with their glorious fillings? It takes a very long piping tip....