| Apr 1, 2012
Gardening is one of those basic skills — like changing a tire, tying a bow tie and brewing coffee — that everyone ought to master. Post-deluge, you'd hate to be left decaffeinated with a packet of seeds, a lax tux and four flats.
Which is why...
| Apr 10, 2012
— I traveled to Greece to see the land of my fathers, to see its beauty and its economic crisis firsthand.
But as I arrived, others were leaving.
Especially Greece's young people, suffering from unemployment that hovers around 50 percent.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 5:18 PM
- 2 tablespoons canola oil (or other vegetable oil)
- ½ onion, chopped
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 2 cups chopped cabbage (1/3 or ½ of a small head)
- 15 oz. canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained
- ¼ cup barbecue sauce
- Dash of black...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Now is the time to enjoy the taste of home-grown, field-ripened, Pennsylvania tomatoes. There is nothing better than a thick slice of a juicy dark-red tomato on your home-grilled burger or a BLT sandwich. Ripe, local tomatoes also add the finishing...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Fattoush Salad from Il Ponte
½ head iceberg lettuce (chopped bite sized)
1 romaine lettuce (chopped bite sized)
3 cups mixed greens
1.5 cups tomatoes (diced or roma)
1 cup diced pickles
½ cup thinly sliced red onions
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:05 PM
One of the swankiest restaurants I've been to in years has opened on Oakland Park Boulevard near the ocean.
There's no mistaking Thasos for anything but a Greek restaurant, but Fort Lauderdale architect Art Bengochea and Greek designer Angelos...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Pregnancy. The Blue Angels. Winemaking. Running versus lawn mowing. Good books. Home ownership. Heirloom vegetables.
Conversation, in the company of strangers, shifts often and effortlessly on a Saturday night at Brambleberry Bed-and-Breakfast, in west-...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Ham and Vegetable Frittata
2 teaspoons canola oil
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/4 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2 ounces (about 3 deli slices) ham, cut into thin strips
1 ounce (about 1...
| Sep 11, 2012
2 for $25: Covo Gyro Market
1482 N. Milwaukee Ave. 312-626-2660
On an early date, you may not yet know whether your paramour is a picky eater. Should you take him to an ethnic restaurant, there's a chance he'll spend more time fussing with the food...
| Sep 12, 2012
"Kitchen's closed." Whether prompted by insomnia or intoxication, if you're out past midnight and hungry, hearing those two words from your server are about as damning as it gets. Luckily, plenty of bars and restaurants are offering either a condensed...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Bow Ties & Veggies
2 Tbsp. olive oil – on-hand
½ cup RealSweet® Vidalia® onions, sliced - $0.15
1 cup broccoli and cauliflower, chopped - $0.58
½ cup Pero Family Farms® mini sweet peppers, chopped - $0.50
2 cups bow tie pasta,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Next Food Network star Martita Jara appeared on FOX5 Morning News. She demonstrated how to cook roasted shrimp black bean orzo salad with marinated grilled skirt steak over sweet roasted tomato sauce, with spicy watermelon margarita.