| Mar 27, 2013
Easter baskets in this country burst at the seams with toothachingly sweet treats (we're looking at you, neon-colored marshmallow Peeps). But why not break from tradition and fill your holiday table with some Italian baked goods this Easter? They're sweet...
| Jun 18, 2013
Q: My father is a native Chicagoan. Someone once asked me where, exactly, he grew up. I asked Dad and he replied, "Tell them I grew up on the corner of Kostner and Van Buren...and then watch them recoil in horror."
I think the intersection no longer...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:49 AM
1 ready made graham cracker pie crust
1 (8 ounce) chocolate almond candy bar broken in pieces
1/2 cup milk
2 cups of whipping cream, reserve 1/2 cup for topping
Put chocolate bar, marshmallows and milk in a sauce pan....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:39 PM
“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.”
—William Shakespeare, from his sonnet on shortcake
You’re skeptical? You doubt that Shakespeare would have expended his considerable...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Break out the blender and get ready for a real treat! Whether you make it in the morning, or as an after dinner drink, our Blender Mocha Mousse is so simple to make you'll never go back to the coffee shop again.
Chilling Time: 6 hr
| May 15, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Alan Greeley's Golden Truffle has been around for more than 30 years, and there is a reason why this neighborhood bistro has had such longevity.
The food is good! The restaurant has added a full bar. The menu offers an ever-changing variety, according...
| May 1, 2013
Q: A bit of a long shot here. I'm writing from outside London, UK, and am trying to trace a recipe that appeared in the Chicago Tribune back in the '50s/'60s. Told you it was a long shot! I'm looking for a recipe that appeared way back when ... it's...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:20 AM
BRAWLEY – Although Esteban Garcia only purchased one raffle ticket at the Oakley Spring Carnival, it was enough to win his son, Esteban Garcia II, a new bike.
“Sometimes one is all it takes,” said Garcia, a Brawley resident with a...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Do you have a $1 million dessert or starter recipe? The 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is open for entries in the Simple Sweets and Starters category. These dishes are the creations that are the hit of any party. Examples: cookies, bars, pies, tarts,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:06 AM
Blueberry Maple Breakfast Bake
- 14-ounce loaf egg challah or other white bread
- 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
- 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
- 8 eggs, beaten
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Melissa Keister of "Sweet Keister's" in Vinton shares her Fruit Salad and Coconut Cupcake recipes
Sweet Keister’s Fruit Salad
· 1 ½ C Apples
· 1 ½ C Bananas
· 1 ½ C Pineapple (canned is fine also)
· 1 ½ C Blueberries