| Nov 18, 2008
| 10:59 AM
- 3 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
- 2 ounces stilton cheese, crushed with a fork
- A few drops Worcestershire sauce
- Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste
- 1/4 cup walnut oil
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
| Jul 19, 2007
For those who work downtown and live on the Northwest Side, North Center can be a convenient stop for a take-out dinner on the way home. We recently checked out two nearby spots to see how they compare:
Sola3868 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-327-3868, www.sola-...
| Mar 8, 2010
| 10:03 AM
Here's a salad that combines the best of winter's produce and is elegant enough to start any dinner menu.
I like the sweet beet flavor contrasting with the mildly bitter Belgian endive and the creamy, slightly pungent goat cheese. The vinaigrette...
| Oct 6, 2004
A mound of peppers, tomatoes and eggplants glows scarlet, gold and lavender at the farmers market, a reminder of lingering late summer. At the stand next door, the first sweet winter squash and delicate fresh shelly beans catch early autumn's glimmering...
| Jul 22, 2003
| 11:24 AM
Total time: 40 minutes
Note: From the Lobster's Allyson Thurber
1 pound cooked lobster meat cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup peeled, seeded and...
| Sep 29, 2004
Sometimes you just have to have lettuce.
Usually, it's a salad. And these early fall days, as farmers markets fill up with gorgeous, leafy heads — many too tender to flourish in high summer's heat — some lettuce looks so appealing, so...
| Dec 7, 2005
Twenty minutes after collapsing into the booth, all jangled nerves and exhaustion after an overloaded day, our dinner companion surveys the scene with a beatific smile. He's a poster boy for the transformative power of a good meal — and this one's...
| Nov 30, 2005
I didn't mention where we were going when I invited two girlfriends out to a French bistro with my husband and me. I knew they both loved French food — foie gras! moules! coq au vin! — and that one thrilled at the prospect of a honeymoon in...