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  • Healthier Fettuccine Alfredo

    - 2 cups skim milk - 1/3 cup (3 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese - 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour - 1 teaspoon salt - 1 teaspoon trans fat free margarine - 3 garlic cloves, minced - 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese - 1 pound...
  • Carrots Love Tomatoes, And Other Garden Romances

    If it's early January, it must be time to start thinking about the vegetable garden. I've been perusing Sara Alway's new book, "Soil Mates: Companion Planting for Your Vegetable Garden" [Quirk Books, 127 pages, $16.95], a cute primer on horticultural...
  • Top Jewel-Osco deals for the week of March 17

    Top Jewel-Osco deals for the week of March 17
    Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago Jewel-Osco grocery stores for the week of March 17, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...
  • Talk about your flying fish

    Talk about your flying fish
    One unexpected benefit of enhanced airport security is that airport dining options have never been better. The arrive-early dictum (to allow for screening delays) has resulted in airports full of travelers with time on their hands and the sure knowledge...
  • Feeding a family of 5 on $100 a week: What's included in a grocery budget?

    Feeding a family of 5 on $100 a week: What's included in a grocery budget?
    I never got around to posting my grocery spending last week, so this week we'll look at two weeks of trying to feed a family of five (well) on $100 a week in Chicago. But first: After my last grocery budget post, a friend sent this question: I was...
  • Dominick's top deals for the week of March 31

    Dominick's top deals for the week of March 31
    Here are the top deals at Chicago supermarket Dominick's for the week of March 31. I don't list every sale in the Wednesday flyer, only the ones that I think are a good deal or that have good coupons available. My favorite deals this week are: asparagus...
  • Chicago grocery highlights this week

    Chicago grocery highlights this week
    I keep seeing produce on sale in Chicago stores' grocery ads in recent weeks, and it keeps surprising me. Becauase why is produce on sale in the middle of winter? Now I look at the calendar and realize that this week it will turn April. It must be...
  • Greer's OC: Get a cut, help Japan

    In response to the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan, Marinello Schools of Beauty is holding a Japan Relief Cut-A-Thon in Huntington Beach through Saturday. The school will offer $5 haircuts; all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for...
  • The April 8 sandwich: Jubilee Juice & Grill

    The April 8 sandwich: Jubilee Juice & Grill
    Day 8 of 30 sandwiches in 30 days. The char asparagus This one was a pleasant surprise to me, featuring nicely seasoned asparagus spears cooked just right on the West Loop eatery's grill. It's not just a welcome break from burgers and grinders, it's an...
  • Eat Beat: Asparagus with Bread Crumb-fried Eggs

    Total time: 25 minutes Servings: 2 Note: This is based on a recipe from Judy Rodgers' "The Zuni Café Cookbook." 1/2 to 3/4 pound asparagus Olive oil Salt 1/4 cup fresh bread crumbs A few leaves fresh thyme 2 eggs Freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon...
  • Menu at mk for Obama fundraiser

    Menu at mk for Obama fundraiser
    A dinner featuring only sustainably produced American food and wine is being set for President Obama at a fundraising dinner Thursday at mk, according to a press release from the restaurant. Chefs Michael Kornick and Erick Williams are planning a multi-...
  • Asparagus and Parmesan Cream Pastry

    Recipe courtesy Diane Werner - Food Director, Taste of Home Easter Meals Prepared At Home - www.tasteofhome.com "With last-minute dinner guests coming, I had a side dish emergency! Luckily, this quick and elegant tart saved the day. Served with grilled...