| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:25 AM
111 West Kinzie
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5 lbs beef short ribs
1 bottle of red wine
3 qts of beef/veal stock
3 white onions (large dice)
| Aug 26, 2012
Nora Ephron knew good. She celebrated, ever so cleverly, the pleasures of the balanced vinaigrette, key-lime pie, pastrami sandwich and true — if unexpected — love.
She had her prejudices too. No patience for disheveled hair or, strangely,...
| Oct 13, 2012
Dear SOS: I had the most fantastic and flavorful summer salad at the Hungry Cat in Hollywood recently. It was an heirloom tomato salad with chunks of watermelon and some feta and herbs. I would love it if you might be able to obtain the recipe, as this is...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: If my bank approves a short sell for my house but I have a federal tax lien for underpayment of taxes in 2008 and 2009, can I sell the home and then separately continue to pay the IRS monthly payments? I have an agreement in place with them to make...
| Sep 8, 2012
The chopped kale salad at the Napa Valley Grille in Westwood is the sort of healthy, interesting dish you could eat every day. In fact, a waitress there who recommended it told me she does exactly that. After I ordered it a few times, I saw her point. Can...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:07 PM
This month is about budget-conscious meals. The next several recipes will focus on seven ingredients or fewer — not including the basics that every kitchen should have such as water, salt and pepper, butter and the like.
This recipe is an easy...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2012
This summer we are cooking with Farmer John using recipes submitted online by our viewers. Each week our anchors will be split into teams and judge what recipe is the best.
Below are the Viewer recipes featured in "We've Got The Chops" category with...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:20 AM
- 1 large fennel bulb (or 2 medium bulbs)
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
- 2 teaspoons minced shallot or onion
1 Make the...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:20 AM
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Rice Vermicelli (Bun) with Ginger-Grapefruit Sauce
When well made, bun (pronounced, roughly, boon) is just about one of the greatest foods ever invented. Thin Vietnamese rice noodles are...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Saving Energy in Hot Weather
Steve Rasmussen, CEO of Adams Electric Cooperative, offers tips for conserving energy and saving money while staying cool during the summer season. Steve also talks about the "Turn Off, Turn Up" initiative to reduce...
| Nov 17, 2012
Total time: About 1 hour
Note: The soup can be served with steamed jasmine rice for a more substantial meal. Galangal, kaffir lime leaves, tamarind pulp, Thai basil and fish sauce are available at Thai and general Asian markets.