| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Roughly the size of New York’s Central Park at three miles long and one-and-a-half mile wide, Monaco not only enjoys an incredible setting between the Mediterranean and the Alps and between the French and Italian Rivieras, but could be said to be...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:40 PM
What a grand addition to Easton’s dining options.
Two Rivers Brewing Co., which opened just before Christmas in the former home of Mount Vernon Ale House, looms large in the urban landscape, its beautiful Victorian turret bringing a renewed...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Grocery stores in the Chicago area stock a variety of fresh and healthy options, but not many tout the best in nutritious and least in processed shopping.
We visited grocers, specialty shops, health food stores and fresh markets searching for nutritious...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:24 PM
First impression: The first thing I realized about Empire Pizza Cafe is that the woman behind the cash register was friendly and courteous and found a way to share a laugh. She knew the menu as if she owned the place. As it turns out, Robin Levy-...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Extreme Pizza Pull Apart Bread
Makes 1 loaf (4-5 servings)
1 batch frozen pizza dough, thawed
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1-2 cloves fresh, minced garlic
1/2 cup frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:22 AM
5 ripe avocados 3 hard boiled eggs (chopped) 1 can sliced olives 1 green pepper (unseeded and chopped finely) 1 large tomato (chopped) ½ cup chopped Cilantro LEAVES 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste) 1 cup...
| Sep 18, 2012
Q: I had the most delicious squid pasta while vacationing in Michigan's UP. I have a basic recipe, and I hope to try it out soon. I have questions for you: Where on earth can I find squid or calamari in the far western suburbs of Chicago? I haven't a clue...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Sandwich for a Crowd
- 2 loaves (1 pound each) unsliced Italian bread
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- 3/4 cup sliced green onions
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire...
| Sep 26, 2012
The end of beach season and shortening days are a definite bummer, but the start of fall does have some particularly tasty advantages. For one, now that you've got a good excuse to ditch the sundresses and shorts in favor of some oh-so-concealing layers,...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Marinated Chicken Breasts with tomatoes, artichoke hearts, feta, and basil cous cous
4 ea Chicken Breasts (boneless, skinless, 5-6 oz. each)
¼ c Italian dressing (to marinate chicken)
2 ea ...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Fiore's IV Italian Restaurant
17 Whiting St., Plainville
860-747-1700 and http://www.fioresplainville.com
Fiore's IV calls itself "a taste of Italy in downtown Plainville," and that's right on the money. A Groupon deal made us want to visit, and...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Natural Foods Cooking Instructor and Food Blogger Pamela Salzman joined us live with some delicious, easy to make holiday hors d’oeuvres. You can find more of her delicious recipes at pamelasalzman.com or on twitter @pamelasalzman.