| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says its new guidelines would make the food Americans eat safer and help prevent the kinds of foodborne disease outbreaks that sicken or kill thousands of consumers each year.
The rules, the most...
| Jan 23, 2013
Born and bred in southern China, Fanny Go did not grow up eating egg rolls.
Family meals in her part of Guangdong province were dominated by rice, greens, preserved vegetables and morsels of meat.
But ever since she and her late husband Tom decided to...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Sure fire power
Cooks and hot sauce aficionados may want to add a Varietal Chile Extract from Virginia's Henry Family Farm to their spice collection. These extracts deliver intense flavor (much like vanilla or lemon extract would) to homemade hot sauces...
| Jan 10, 2013
Two Asian restaurants with impressive credentials opened exactly one day apart: Embeya, a West Loop Vietnamese restaurant made its debut Sept. 11; and Jellyfish, a Gold Coast pan-Asian opened on the 12th. They're ideal for their neighborhoods; Embeya...
| Feb 8, 2013
Everybody needs a few good recipes for a crowd. It's a delicious recipe, yet it takes less than a half-hour of work to put it all together -- the perfect menu for company.
Pork shoulder, also known as pork butt, is a relatively fatty and inexpensive...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company primarily known for Spam and other cured, smoked and deli meats said on Jan. 3 that it's buying Skippy, the country's No. 2 peanut butter brand, in...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Sue Pierce from South Bend, Ind., wrote in looking for a recipe for making elephant ears, the kind that you can get at many local fairs across the country. She said her mom loves them and she was hoping someone would be able to share an easy recipe so...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Laura Horst of Greencastle, Pa., entered a cookie in The Herald-Mail's 2012 Cookie Exchange contest. She adapted a family favorite recipe.
"We have a coconut sugar cookie my family really likes," said Horst, 33. "I thought peanut butter would go with...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When you're pushing your shopping cart down the supermarket aisle, how do you know which cooking fat to select for heart health? Your choices are endless, from bottles of green olive oil and golden corn oil, to tubs of margarine and sticks of butter....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Lunch meat purveyor Hormel Foods is making a run at the supermarket's middle aisles, buying the Skippy peanut butter brand for about $700 million.
The Austin, Minn., company, also known for its Spam canned ham, is acquiring Skippy from Unilever's U.S....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens....