| Sep 30, 2009
| 10:00 PM
Walk, run, bike, climb, swim or participate in virtual breast cancer fundraising activities from coast to coast. Pedal the Hershey Tour de Pink from chocolate land to the Big Apple; join in on hundreds of Races for the Cure; drive in the all-female, 18...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Washing dishes is the least fun part of any dinner party. Even if you have a dishwasher, the time it takes to rinse the plates, load and unload could be better spent downing a martini with friends.
A Swedish design firm called Tomorrow Machine has a...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:50 AM
(Reuters) - Hershey Co made nutritional claims for its chocolate syrups that do not meet regulatory guidelines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.
In a warning letter to the company dated February 14, made public on Tuesday, the FDA said the...
| Nov 20, 2006
FILL up on the vegetables. Skip the pumpkin pie, or at least the whipped cream. Forgo the gravy; go really, really easy on the stuffing. And just say no to alcohol, because wine and liquor is not only calorie-laden, it's apt to set off a damn-the-...
| Dec 14, 2010
Q: When did America's best chocolate move all of its operations to Illinois? My favorite, Scharffen Berger, started out in the Bay Area of San Francisco. But it no longer is made in California, only in Robinson, Ill. Can you tour the Robinson plant? Is...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I have always fervently supported my children in their extracurricular endeavors. My only rule is that my personal health and safety not be in danger.
With my eldest, now 15, this was never an issue. I felt perfectly safe sitting in the audience...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It is 8 inches high, 18 inches around, made of crystal and, in my house, as dangerous as a loaded gun.
It appears each year in mid-October and does not vanish until after Easter. It occupies the space between my home office and my bathroom; I pass it...
| May 15, 2012
I read a small article in the Tribune food section about apple slices and it reminded of an article from several years ago about Dressel's chocolate whipped cream cake. In it, there was mention that a baker from Dressel's was working on a recipe to...
| Oct 25, 2009
While all Halloween candy worth devouring is packed with calories and refined sugar, some forms do less damage to the teeth than others. "Choose things that melt away and disappear in a short period," said pediatric dentist Lee Weinstein of Scottsdale,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:53 PM
A bunch of newish aerated Hershey Kisses and chocolate bars arrived in our office today. They look much like the regular versions of the products only their pumped full of air, leaving them with a bunch of frothy holes inside.
Many scoffed at first, but...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Kellogg's has added tasty chips to its Special K line of savory snacks. We love the crisp Sour Cream & Onion Cracker Chips; there are also Sea Salt Chips. Munch tasty Multi-Grain or Savory Herb crackers for a heartier snack. Buy a box for...