| May 26, 2012
Strolling the Santa Monica Saturday farmers market the other day, thinking about dinner. Five pounds of that thumb-thick jumbo asparagus from Zuckerman Farms? Of course! I already had carrots and favas from my garden. I'd ordered a leg of lamb. But what's...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Rhee Lightner of Williamsport is adventurous in the kitchen. She loves to bake.
It can be challenging enough to bake a light, fluffy cake, but Lightner faces an additional challenge: She's vegan, and doesn't use eggs or dairy in her cooking.
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Spring onions rarely get a chance to shine. They are always relegated to playing fourth or fifth fiddle. But the spring onion has much more to offer than being a bit player in a soup. From now until the end of the summer, farmers' markets all over...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Ginger Turkey Stir Fry
(recipe adapted from the best-selling book S.A.S.S. Yourself Slim by Cynthia Sass)
½ cup each:
red bell pepper, sliced into strips
chopped red onion
½ cup cooked brown rice
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Total time: 40 minutes plus chilling time
Note: This recipe works beautifully with Satsumas.
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons instant tapioca
2 3/4 cups whole milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 vanilla bean
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
720 North State Street
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Asian Pear & Fennel Salad
1 Asian pear, sliced into wedges
1/2 fennel bulb, sliced paper thin and...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 5:23 AM
Crisp Butter Lettuce Salad, Sliced Pears, Dried Tart Cherries, Toasted Almonds Fresh Lemon Vinagrette
2 Heads Butter Lettuce (washed and sliced)...