| Jul 21, 2013
If you've walked Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A., Fort Collins, Colo., might seem familiar: Its downtown served as one of the inspirations for the theme-park thoroughfare. But Fort Collins, a Civil War-era U.S. Army post, is anything but saccharine....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Years ago, I attended an outdoor festival organized by a vegan friend at which Veggie Grill had agreed to hand out food samples. One passerby tried something from the tray — a soy chicken strip, maybe — and remarked how delicious it was. "See?...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Welcome to the seventh episode of this season's "Food Network Star," in which Baltimore's own Rodney Henry continues his quest to bring "Pie Style" to a willing nation.
Rodney is turning into a great reality show character, because he provides the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Bonefish Grill, a 5,800-square-foot seafood restaurant under construction at 15537 S. LaGrange Road in Orland Park has announced an opening of Sept. 16 and is accepting applications for 100 positions ranging from kitchen staff to servers.
| Sep 18, 2013
Why do I call this an American salad? Our country combines many groups, religions and races, each keeping its individuality, staying connected to its history and often claiming its own neighborhoods while interacting with every other group — forming...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Here's something fun for Meatless Monday: Homemade tofu. The method is simple: Combine cold soy milk with nigari water (a brine used to set the soy milk) and steam the milk until it sets up like a custard. The whole process takes about 15 minutes. The...
| Sep 4, 2013
Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area.
Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
| Sep 4, 2013
Ever find eggplant a hard sell? I have a suggestion: Make sure you choose the right recipe. Once named "mad apple" for its prickly, bitter skin, this versatile veggie has become the star in a range of recipes. I love how the vegetable absorbs the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:09 PM
TNA Impact Wrestling will be live at the Maryland Theatre tonight as part of the Impact Wrestling World Tour and will feature three championship matches in addition to Magnus taking on one of TNA’s more accomplished stars, Austin Aries.
Aries is a...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:24 AM
So much for the theory that chef Gordon Ramsay used his save to bring Bri back so "MasterChef" would have its first vegetarian winner.
Bri was undone this week after her team lost one of the most demanding challenges in "MasterChef" history -- waltz...