| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whether it's a war-zone deployment, a cargo ship in port for 18 hours or a passenger cruise ship on its regular stop, R.S. Stern Inc. has put groceries in larders and spare parts in engine rooms since 1870.
From its brick warehouse in Canton, the...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Children’s pockets everywhere are safer and parents are breathing a sigh of relief now that Cadbury UK has created a form of chocolate resistant to melting.
The sweets maker, owned by American company Kraft, tested the chocolate against its...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Although it may be weeks before the full effects of the government sequester are felt, many travelers say that they're prepared for whatever's coming down the road.
A mandatory 3 percent cut in the federal budget, which would translate into a 9 percent...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Charlotte Rampling has gone from "The Look" to "The Legend."
She received the moniker "The Look" when as a beautiful, carefree dolly bird in swinging '60s London she made an early name for herself in Richard Lester's 1965 comedy "The Knack" and 1966's...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Peeps and jelly beans line the shelves. What is your go-to Easter candy?
1. A homemade dark chocolate bunny from Windy City Sweets. – Joe Gray
2. The Brachs chocolate covered marshmallow egg: pure sugar, with a great shell to chip at. Runner-up:...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Here are the top deals and coupons found in this weekend's Sunday Chicago Tribune. My favorite deals this week are free Dove deodorant at Walgreens (after coupons) and the free oatmeal at McDonalds coupon.
COUPONS: Just one insert this week, a RedPlum....
| Nov 23, 2010
| 1:17 PM
You don't usually hear the word "chocolate" in conjunction with "dynasty," but that's the focus of "Chocolate Wars" by the British author Deborah Cadbury (yes, of that Cadbury clan). Her fascinating book chronicles the history of chocolate, from its Mayan...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull.
On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Hershey Co. raised its sales and earnings outlook for the current year, expecting momentum to carry over from a fourth-quarter where earnings rose 4.9%, helped by higher prices on its candy.
Separately, Hershey raised its dividend by 10%.
The maker of...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Background: Rock N Roll Ribs is the brainchild of Nicko McBrain, drummer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, and Mitch Tanne, a grocery wholesale business owner. McBrain and Tanne have been friends for 20 years. While celebrities often open restaurants...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:46 PM
For the past three weeks, Terin Izil has showered using Dasani water, worn an adidas swimsuit as underwear and has opted for a diet that mainly consists of McDonald's, Kellogg's cereal and Chobani yogurt.
It's called the "5 Ring Diet."