| May 27, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Hummus (Chick Pea Dip)
Recipe from Lebanese Festival
1 16 oz. can of chick peas
1-2 cloves of garlic, mashed
½ teaspoon salt
4 Tablespoons sesame seed paste (tahini)
Juice of 2 lemons (1/4 cup)
¼ cup water
1 tablespoon parsley leaves,...
| May 28, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Time for some Angus management - May 28 is National Hamburger Day!
The humble hamburger seems to have had a facelift in recent years. Hamburgers of late feature all sorts of newfangled ideas, like the foie gras burger, Texas toast burger, or donut...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Grill Once, Eat Healthy All Week
PROPS…..individual portions are all you need.
- · Chicken: Chicken Caesar Salad, Chicken Pita Pocket and Chicken Pasta Salad
- Shrimp: Shrimp Salad Sandwich , Shrimp Wrap or Shrimp Cocktail! :
| Oct 4, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Sunrise Pita and Grill was the perfect spot to discover on the week of Yom Kippur. At this restaurant, you can get a bellyful of kosher food that will leave you satisfied while leaving your wallet similarly stuffed.
Open since 1988, Sunrise Pita sits...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Half a stick of butter
3/4 a cup of brown sugar
1 cup of spiced rum
Half a cup of orange liquor
Half a teaspoon of cinnamon
Fresh squeezed juice from 3 oranges
3 to 4 bananas depending on size
Put the pan on medium high heat and melt...
| 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
| Sep 6, 2012
Dawn Jackson Blatner
In blender, puree until smooth: 8 ounces 2% milk (or your favorite type), 1/2 banana, 1/2 cup frozen blueberries, 1 pitted date.
NOTE: Add ice if you’d like a thicker consistency.
Popcorn Trail Mix...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:52 AM
Overall impression: In a shopping center best known for Macy's and Lowe's, it's a pleasant surprise to come across an independently owned restaurant, let alone one that specializes in Lebanese food. All the great Lebanese dishes are here: starters such as...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:28 AM
W.C. Fields' gravestone doesn't really read, "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." But the comic actor loved to poke fun at his native city. When I was a student in Philly way back when, I did too. There wasn't much to do. It seemed like every...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:56 PM
A Chicago Heights bakery employee filed a lawsuit against his co-workers Wednesday alleging he was unfairly cut out of his share of the winnings from a recent $118 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Chris Tzinis claims he has been part of a lottery pool...