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  • Italian cooking legend Marcella Hazan dies

    Marcella Hazan, whose many cookbooks introduced Americans to the true food of Italy, died Sunday morning at her home in Longboat Key, Fla., according to her husband, Victor Hazan. She was 89 and had been in failing health for several months. Her...
  • Taste of fall: Roasted mushrooms and Lambrusco secco

     Taste of fall: Roasted mushrooms and Lambrusco secco
    Q: Can you recommend an autumn appetizer and drink pairing? A: Even though summer has not quite ended, I'm already mourning the end of tomato season and the sheer bounty of produce available at the market. But the beauty of the Hudson Valley is its...
  • Marcella Hazan's commandments of Italian cooking

    Marcella Hazan's commandments of Italian cooking
    As an instructor, the late Marcella Hazan, who died Sunday at her home in Florida, was nothing if not rigorous. In fact, she could be downright dogmatic, particularly when it came to what she considered to be travesties against her beloved Italian...
  • Marcella Hazan dies at 89; Italian cookbook author, teacher

    For Marcella Hazan, Italian food wasn't spaghetti and meatballs or pizza buried in cheese, and, in fact, never really existed as a simple meal on a red-checked tablecloth. The food of her native land was really the food of individual regions that...
  • Why celebrity chefs should fear fame

     Why celebrity chefs should fear fame
    In the annals of celebrity, chefs are relative newcomers. Some date stars of the kitchen back to Bartolomeo Scappi, Renaissance chef to Pope Pius IV, or at least to the 19th-century Frenchman Marie-Antoine Careme of grand cuisine fame. When Julia Child...
  • Cooking used to be a trade. Now it's a calling--and a canvas for creativity

    For a generation or two, legions of ambitious youth who had something to say and wanted to make a mark on the world learned to play the guitar or drums and set off to become a musician or at least a rock star. Then independent films lured America's young....
  • Jean Stapleton was the sum of many parts: An appreciation

    Jean Stapleton was the sum of many parts: An appreciation
    Jean Stapleton, who died Friday at the age of 90, was 48 when she became famous as Edith Bunker in "All in the Family." By the time that landmark sitcom premiered in 1971, she had been acting for 30 years on the stage, in movies and on television,...
  • Jean Stapleton, beyond Edith Bunker: a devoted theater actress

    Jean Stapleton, beyond Edith Bunker: a devoted theater actress
    Before her caterwauling duet of "Those Were the Days" with Carroll O'Connor became a signature moment of CBS' "All in the Family," actress Jean Stapleton had already sung her way through a number of now-classic stage musicals in her career as a New York...
  • 'Summer Tastes' at Jar, 'Dead Chefs' series, a Border Grill mescal dinner

    'Summer Tastes' at Jar, 'Dead Chefs' series, a Border Grill mescal dinner
    'Summer Tastes' at Jar: Chef Suzanne Tracht and her team are offering "Summer Tastes" at Jar, a three-course menu of seasonal eats. The menu, priced at $40 per person, will change each month and will be available nightly. The latest "Summer Taste" menu...
  • 'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host

    'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host
    Citizens of Chicago, food-TV obsessives, our long nightmare is over: Meet Catherine De Orio. She's Italian. She's in her mid-30s. She lives in the West Loop. She's married to a lawyer. She has no food allergies. She has a throaty, confiding voice. Her...
  • Rick Bayless

     Rick Bayless
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Neighborhoods and good food. Home. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive? Since I am a cookbook writer, I have met Julia Child, and would love to see her again. What's the worst question...
  • Aiming for Julia's glory?

    Aiming for Julia's glory?
    Julia Child had a problem in 1960. After spending much of the previous decade wrestling a book of French recipes for Americans into shape, she was stuck on what to call it. Suggestions, 45 or so, came and went without a winner. Finally, Judith Jones,...