| Aug 4, 2012
Dear SOS: There are plenty of good reasons why President andMrs. Obama chose to return to Sweet Life Café in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard this summer. In my opinion, the best reason would be to delight in a bowl of white gazpacho with steamed clams,...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:12 AM
It ‘s a four-day event taking place August 9 through 12 at L.A. Live Nokia Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles—with other locations in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. A portion of the proceeds benefits the St. Vincent’s Meals On Wheels...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Tomato Roasted Chicken Thighs...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:46 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Substituting almonds for less healthy foods could help dieters stick to a calorie-controlled diet, and lower their cholesterol at the same time, says a new study.
"Nuts, and in this case almonds, shouldn't be on the 'do not...
| Jul 18, 2012
Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs.
Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat)
After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The art of charcuterie is thousands of years old, with its origins dating back to Roman times. With a newly modern approach to meat making it possible to find cured meats that are well made, and even healthy, charcuterie has become increasingly popular....
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:22 AM
PointsPlus Value 4
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Each 1/2-cup serving of this healthy, homemade granola is drastically lower in fat than most store-bought varieties.
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In this Eat Beat, I show how to put together a simple apricot almond galette. Sort of like a freeform pie, galettes are a perfect way to showcase all the great summer produce -- both sweet and savory -- now showing up in the markets. Continue reading...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:19 PM
LOS CABOS, Mexico — Upon entering our elegant guest suite at Las Ventanas al Paraiso, we saw a handcrafted, blue-and-white ceramic decanter of Tequila Clase Azul sitting on the shelf beneath a large mirror in the hallway. Next to the bottle was a...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:19 AM
As Fourth of July approaches, it calls for fresh summertime dishes.
Sue McGlaughlin, co-owner of Toski Sands Market in Petoskey, put together a "Summer Solstice" menu just in time for the holiday.
Marinated Flank Steak
"This recipe always gets rave...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Vanilla Poached Peaches with Honey Balsamic Reduction
1 cup water
¼ cup Agave Syrup
1 teaspoon Meijer Vanilla
4 large Peaches, pitted and quartered with skin on
½ cup Meijer Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Meijer Honey
1 pint Meijer...