| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:26 PM
More than 100 art and craft booths will be at Arts in the Park, which runs Saturday and June 16 at Melgaard Park. The booths will offer a variety of wares from exhibitors from at least 12 states.
There will also be 18 food booths to satisfy people&...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Have you ever wondered what would happen if Goldilocks jumped down Alice's rabbit hole? Well it might look a little something like my quest for amazing homemade churros. It took some experimenting, you see. The first round of churros? Good but not great....
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - After attending a conference with a session about spices, I was inspired to do an inventory of the spices in my kitchen cabinet. I needed to find recipes to enjoy the underutilized bottles.
As we arranged the spices, I recalled a...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:51 PM
In the fall of 2011, local cookbook author Judith Fertig took on an ambitious assignment: Write a book of cinnamon roll recipes in 60 days.
Fertig loves cinnamon rolls, and she’s authored more than 20 cookbooks on everything from bread to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I ate like a hog over the holiday, and it was wonderful! To spare my guilt, are there any benefits to holiday foods and spices? — D.E., Orlando
Dear D.E.: All those delicious spices have numerous medicinal benefits. Nutmeg can ease...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 7:41 PM
“The world of maple syrup production is evolving quickly with new products coming out every year.” This statement came from a flyer advertising a November maple trade show combined with maple educational classroom presentations; sustaining...
| Jan 15, 2013
Pizza review: Jet's Pizza
2811 N. Ashland Ave. 773-857-2080
Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4)
In 1978, two brothers used their grandmother's recipe for Sicilian-style pizza, and Jet's Pizza was born in Sterling Heights, Mich. Decades later, it's amassed a cult...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:35 PM
I am a changed man. A more open-minded man. Fifteen months ago, I had a conversion experience.
Just before the big Halloween snow in 2011, my wife, Yolanda, told me she was going to eat a gluten-free, grain-free diet for 30 days. When I heard these...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SOUTH BEND – A South Bend police officer disciplined for punching an inmate at the St. Joseph County jail is in trouble again. This time, the interim chief is asking the Public Safety Board to fire Patrolman Theo Robert for interfering with an...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Recipe by: Melissa Keister
1 package of brie, round (do not remove rind)
1 sheet of puff pastry dough, thawed
Brown sugar (handful / 2 tablespoons)
¼ Raspberry preserves
¼ cup of pure maple syrup
Cut up apples (red & green)...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 6:24 PM
While plenty of folks will tip back a few adult beverages to celebrate New Year's Eve, it's always a good idea to offer nonalcoholic drinks at your end-of-the-year bash.
Pop is always a popular alternative. And water, naturally. And juice. Some...
| Jan 6, 2013
I was roasting vegetable hash when the oven exploded. "What's that?" demanded the noncooking half of our marriage. "What?" I asked, without enthusiasm. Noncooks seem to find the least pop or sizzle worrisome. "That," he said, pointing to an orange...