| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Have you ever stood near the checkout of a grocery store and stared at the rack of chocolate bars, debating whether anyone would judge you for buying the king-size?
You know the regular size is enough to satisfy your craving, but the bigger candy bar...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:23 AM
The end is nigh for the Snickers bar as we know it.
Mars is discontinuing its King Size Snickers bar, and even the traditional 2-ounce version of the chocolate bar is headed for the chopping block, as the venerable candy company pares down its products...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Modesto's historic arch turns 100 this year, but after all that time it needs a little bit of a facelift.
The concrete pedestals need to be fixed, ironwork needs work, the electrical portion needs to be re-wired, landscaping, as well as painting it...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Peter Chen, new to America, found Winnie Liu on Skype as he searched for kindred souls living nearby in Los Angeles.
They texted. They met for a meal at a mall. They fell in love — and somehow 71/2 years slid by.
On Wednesday, 12/12/12, they wed...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Candy Spelling's $150-million Holmby Hills estate is sold: You think people don't still want a piece of the California dream?...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Just discovered: thrilling chocolate bars from San Diego County's Chuao Chocolatier. How do you pronounce it, though? Chew-wow. If the dark stuff laced with hazelnuts and liqueurs doesn’t tempt you anymore, try one of the gutsy flavors from two...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 9:32 PM
A new shocker from science! Researchers investigated whether people who purchased two-pack king size chocolate bars (delightfully abbreviated to TPKSCBs in the foodnavigator.com article where we learned of it) actually intended to eat their treat over...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 5:56 AM
Baked by Betsy
Wednesday, June 30
Baked by Betsy 124 S. Prospect Avenue Park Ridge (847) 292-1654 www.bakedbybetsy.com
Fresh Fruit Crisps
Using a disposable aluminum pan, fresh fruit crisps turn out amazing on the...
| Dec 28, 2009
Maybe it's the sleepless nights. Maybe it's the daytime jitters. Whatever the reason, many people decide to cut back on caffeine - only to find that it's harder than they thought.
Caffeine turns up in expected places, in unexpected amounts. And recent...
| Mar 28, 2011
STRAWBERRY MOCHA TRIFLE
1 pound cake (homemade or store bought)
1/2 cup hot water
1 tbls. instant espresso powder
16 ounce container strawberries (sliced)
3/4 cup sliced toasted almonds ( place on baking sheet @ 350 5-7 minutes)
2 cups heavy whipping...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 12:30 PM
2 chocolate bars -- halved
4 whole graham crackers -- halved
1 can Sterno
4 skewers -- metal or bamboo
On a small ceramic saucer, place the opened can of Sterno. Place this in the...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 5:54 AM
If you have ever thought to yourself, "I can make a better candy bar then this," here is your chance. Hershey's Chocolate World has a new interactive exhibit called Create Your Own Candy Bar that allows guest to build a milk chocolate bar from scratch,...