| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Sweet potatoes or yams? Trick question. Despite what millions of Americans (and many groceries) may call them, those dark orange, moist root vegetables that you roast in sugar syrup and top with marshmallows are not yams, just another type of sweet...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:22 PM
When I'm buried, I fear that my headstone will read: He Dry-Brined Turkeys. I started writing about this technique several years ago and every Thanksgiving it seems more cooks become converted. That's understandable — it's by far the easiest way...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Still have questions about dry-brining your Thanksgiving turkey? I’ve been writing about dry-brining turkeys for several years now, and can guess what some of those might be. So here’s a shot at answering some of the most commonly asked ones....
| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Coconut Creek's Rolando Lugo isn't quite sure what he likes more — striking out opponents or hitting home runs.
But one thing is certain: He wants to follow in a relative's footsteps and become a pro baseball player.
"I want to be a professional,...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:51 PM
The game was 20 years ago, yet Jim Garrett remembers it as if it happened last week. After all, his stroke sapped the strength from his legs, but it didn't rob him of his memories.
A father doesn't forget watching his son play quarterback for the Dallas...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:11 PM
— Long before Chip Kelly ever arrived as the head coach, the Philadelphia Eagles employed a defensive system in which the safeties were never defined. Both had to be interchangeable and often were.
That's one of the few things Kelly never bothered...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Audiences are still eating up "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I," in a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office.
Heading toward its third consecutive week at No. 1, the Jennifer Lawrence-led Lionsgate franchise film topped the U....
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:37 AM
With Thanksgiving Day discounts, Black Friday door busters, Small Business Saturday specials and Cyber Monday savings all in the rear view mirror, are there any deals ahead for December shoppers?
Count on it, say consumer experts. Two of the season's...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:24 PM
So what exactly is Green Monday?
Green Monday, the second Monday in December, is yet another online shopping holiday coined by retailers to spark consumer excitement.
“It’s not as big as Cyber Monday, but it’s bigger than Black...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:49 AM
On Thanksgiving morning 2012, we were driving on the Dan Ryan when we ran over a muffler and sliced open our tire.
We managed to get the spare off our minivan with a great deal of effort as it was rusted on, when Ilie, a mechanic headed home from work...