| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON — After seven decades plus of a serendipitous and fulfilling if ordinary life, I turned 75 last fall with one major goal unmet: I wanted to have a sandwich named for me.
Truly, I am a man of modest skills and average talent. I shun...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Q: I'm trying to lose weight, and a friend recently told me that cutting white bread and potatoes out of my diet completely will help. Is that true?
A: Your friend is right. Taking white bread and white potatoes, as well as white rice and white pasta,...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating?
Welcome to the club.
"It's the biggest lack-of-consensus issue in the U.S. diet today," said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. "We...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
When you consider the bread and cheese options, you realize the endless options there are for grilled cheese sandwich lovers. Today, the Wisconsin Cheese Board is sharing three serving suggestions: The Lilâ Kahuna: a sweet-spicy flavor of the islands...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:01 AM
Country White Bread (makes 2 loaves)
1 cup warm water
2 teaspoons fresh yeast
1 cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup warm water
3 tablespoons honey
4 teaspoons fresh yeast
¼ cup + 1 teaspoon vegetable shortening
4 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
| Jul 3, 2010
Q. I have taken naproxen regularly for the past several years, having had knee replacement and shoulder surgery. When I take naproxen, my blood pressure goes up from 115/70 to about 145/94.
I was told my blood pressure problem was...
| Dec 20, 2010
Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which sets dietary nutrient requirements, recommends 130 grams a day. Some, such as Dr. Frank Hu, professor of...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 11:38 AM
A loaf of bread for 74 cents - that tastes really good How much did you spend on a loaf of bread this week? $1, $2.50, $3.50...more?
The costs associated with living and breathing keep rising - in fact grocery costs are expected to tack on at least a 2%...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 10:26 AM
The Perfect Omelet with Watercress & Roasted Mushrooms
Pair with Alexia Roasted Red Potatoes & Baby Portabella Mushrooms
Recipe courtesy Tyler Florence
Yield: 6 servings
1 stick butter
18 eggs (3 per person)
1/2 cup heavy...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Any time that you try to kid my 4-year-old granddaughter, Lucy, or when you tell her to do something that is absolutely outrageous (like ask her to get ready for bed or to turn off the television), she turns, looks you right in the eye and says, “...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 12:39 PM
There's a kind of heartland excess at many Argentine restaurants, palaces of meat that offer as good a lesson in bovine anatomy as any abattoir. But Del Tomate doesn't indulge in steakhouse gluttony. Instead, the 2-month-old Tustin restaurant busies...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:56 AM
Use the NuVal™ Nutrition Scoring System at Meijer to help you build a healthier lunch for your school children. NuVal™ helps you to find the most nutritious foods in every section of the grocery store. High scoring NuVal™ foods include...