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  • Holding all the cardamoms

    Here is the wildest, craziest, most mind-blowing fact about cardamom: Not only is it a spice that is used in both savory and sweet dishes, it is an important ingredient in the cuisines of India, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Scandinavia. If...
  • Sharp knives are a home cook's greatest tool

    Sharp knives are a home cook's greatest tool
    The metal-on-metal swoosh-swoosh sound of cooks honing their knife blades on steel rods keeps a near-constant rhythm in Tom Azar's kitchen at the Lauderdale Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Keeping knives sharp, straight and nick-free is a smarter way...
  • Slime-free approach to cooking okra

    Slime-free approach to cooking okra
    Okra has an ardent proselytizer in Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based chef, author and Southern food authority. "I will cajole, entice, and seduce doubters into becoming believers," writes Willis in "Okra" ($18), one of the latest books in the Savor the...
  • Tips on Dutch oven cooking

    Tips on Dutch oven cooking
    1. Choose the right Dutch oven for you. A Dutch oven with short metal legs and a flat, rimmed lid is designed for use with charcoal outdoors. The legs keep the pot up and over the hot coals below, while the rimmed lid holds hot coals above. A smooth...
  • Pioneer pot sparks modern cookouts

    Pioneer pot sparks modern cookouts
    Dutch ovens are a cast-iron symbol of a pioneer past still especially cherished in the American West. But Dutch oven cooking is more than a bit of delicious nostalgia. Aficionados across North America are cooking — and creating — in this...
  • Bears' Kyle Long buys Lake Forest house for $1.35M

    Bears' Kyle Long buys Lake Forest house for $1.35M
    Chicago Bears offensive guard Kyle Long, who won a Pro Bowl selection this year after his rookie season, paid $1.35 million last month for a five-bedroom brick, Georgian-style house in Lake Forest. Long, 25, the Bears' first-round draft pick in 2013,...
  • Traverse City transcends resort food

     Traverse City transcends resort food
    The movie "Chef" was showing at the historical State Theatre as Jay Kott sat on the front porch of the nearby Cooks' House. He was licking his plate. Kott may have been showing off for friends Eric Patterson and Jen Blakeslee, who own the upscale...
  • Olive oil as healthy as it is delicious

    Environmental Nutrition The olive tree, which dates back at least 6,000 years, has long been a symbol of friendship among nations. In fact, the dove with an olive branch is a long-standing icon of peace, and olive branches were awarded to the winners...
  • Is 'raw' right for you?

    When food is still alive, you feel alive. "Cooked foods are grayer," says Wendy Landiak, the owner of Shankara Vegan Restaurant in south Bethlehem. "The more vibrant the food is the better it is for you." Landiak believes in harnessing the power of...
  • Pizza with a pedigree

    Pizza review: Dough Bros.
    Pizza review: Dough Bros. Pizzeria and Sub Shop 400 N. State St. 312-600-9078 Rating: 2 1/2 (out of 4) A James Beard Award-wining chef baking by-the-slice, New York-style pizza in River North? Be still my heart. As an East Coast transplant, I am...
  • Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks

    Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks
    President Obama revealed the first family's snack favorites during a recent appearance at a White House event promoting healthy eating and attended by school children from across the country. Can you guess his? "My big thing, chips and guacamole,''...