| Aug 30, 2011
| 1:36 PM
SAN DIEGO - San Diego author found dead in her Normal Heights house fire over the weekend was remembered for her colorful lifestyle.
Jennifer Brennan wrote six cookbooks and with each book came a personal story.
"She was an excellent cook and she was...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 6:38 AM
It seems like just yesterday ‘The X Factor’ began. That’s probably because it was only last week, but considering I am seven blogs in, it feels like it has gone by very quickly. Especially since Thursday night brought the final round...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:56 PM
After 42 years, the old El Cid taco place near Congress Theater in Logan Square is being reinvented.
Owner Jose Gonzales, who was born and raised in Cuba, bought out his business partners to pursue a new venture close to his heart: Paladar (2115 N....
| Jul 28, 2012
| 1:18 AM
5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life
6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour
6:30 - 9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan
9 - 11 a.m. Dean Richards
10:35 a.m. Dean visits with Jennifer Hudson about how...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Food lends itself to good writing because, as M.F.K. Fisher so famously wrote long ago, writing about food often means writing about “other, deeper needs for love and happiness.” In defense of her craft and her subject, she declared: “...
| May 5, 2010
The family crepe tradition started after the parents spent a week in New York attending a family wedding. They enjoyed fancy, filled crepes at the wedding brunch and were instantly hooked on the delicate French pancakes. The search for a suitable crepe...
| Jun 9, 2010
Imagine the day your doctor hands you a recipe instead of a prescription.
Or what if hospitals were equipped with teaching kitchens where patients could trade in their hospital gowns for aprons before being discharged.
That's the vision of Dr. David...
| Oct 9, 2009
Celebrities use their fame to raise awareness about breast cancer and followings to raise funds. Actress Sarah Chalke from the television hospital comedy "Scrubs" is the 2009 Passionately Pink for the Cure Ambassador. On the Komen Web site and publics,...
| Jul 14, 2010
July 14 is Bastille Day in France, and it truly is, as the French call it, "La Fete Nationale."
The celebration marks the day in 1789 when angry mobs stormed the notorious Bastille prison in Paris and symbolizes the start of the French Revolution....
| Feb 24, 2010
Art Smith is having quite a winter.
He turns 50 on March 1 — the same day he celebrates Common Threads' fifth annual World Festival fundraiser at Soldier Field, which boasts (for $250 a ticket) dishes prepared by Rick Bayless, David Burke, Tyler...
| Jan 27, 2010
Like many divine personalities, Mary Kitchen has a past shrouded in mystery. No one really knows if the goddess of corned beef hash is based on a real person or not, and why the name was chosen. Though Hormel Foods is marking the 61st anniversary of the...
| Jun 10, 2010
America's TV screens these days serve up drama, gallons of tears, rage, scary scenarios, comedy, humans crunching odd critters, bleeped-bits and you-gotta-be-kidding moments.
And that's just on the food and cooking shows.
Our television appetite seems...