| May 5, 2012
Most of us are too plump and are overly fond of snacks, fast food — and food in general. So why did two lean young women who dine on smoothies and organic fruits and vegetables (how unimpeachable does that sound) seek help cleaning up their act?...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Dutch baby pancakes are not your average breakfast fair. For one thing, they are roughly the size of dinner plates, and a single pancake can be shared among a table of friends. They also get puffed and crispy around the edges while retaining a pancake-...
| Feb 9, 2011
We delved back into the Tribune recipe archives for this mousse-like cheesecake from the '50s. If you have some left over after building the na-PIE-leons, just chill it in a bowl and save for later — it doesn't need to be baked. You'll need 3- by 3-...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Across the country, markets and roadside stands are swelling with fresh fruits and vegetables like cherries, berries, rhubarb, corn, spinach and more. Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables usually means maximum flavor for minimum cost.
| May 10, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Senior living communities are designed expressly for a very special market of prospective residents, and include equally distinctive features.
From wide hallways to emergency call systems, from divided medicine cabinets to special lighting treatments,...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:11 PM
The way you prepare your food can be just as important as what food you eat. Is there any point in eating broccoli, for example, if you cook the life out of its natural carcinogen killers? On the other hand, some foods, such as tomatoes, may offer more...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:46 PM
There are zillions of tips floating around about how to lose weight, boost your metabolism and stay healthy. We polled registered dietitians and nutritionists to find their top 10:
Eat breakfast: In order to gain weight, Japanese sumo wrestlers don't eat...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:56 AM
With hundreds of portable reusable water bottles on the market, choosing one depends on what you need it for (a workout, cycling, desk duty), how you sip (via straw, spout, etc.) and whether you like glass, stainless steel or plastic.
| Jan 16, 2011
The persimmon caught my eye, just when I was packing up the sweet potatoes and arugula. All cheeky orange, lolling in a basket full of like-minded fruit, it gave me a look that said: "Where have I been all your life?"
Good question. I have fond...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Before you gather around the big screen on Sunday to honor the gods of the gridiron, take a moment to ponder one of the day's great elements: The Food.
When your pals aren't screaming about the quarterback's insufficient IQ, toasting a touchdown or...
| Dec 2, 2010
A hand-held smoker that looks like a toy pistol, a blender that heats or cools while it whizzes your soup or smoothie, professional immersion blenders, dehydrators, whipping siphons, induction burners, sous-vide machines and vacuum sealers.