| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:35 AM
This one is for those of you who save room for dessert.
“Jenny’s Fave” stuffed apple pie – inspired by Chicago native and former “Singled Out” host Jenny McCarthy – will be available at Chicago-area Giordano&...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
I'm doing some different landscaping and maintenance jobs in my hometown. I'm wondering about how to get rid of white clover in lawns other than using Roundup. I know Speedzone works, but is there any cultural way to eradicate it, such as lightly...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Bonita Burbank from Redmond, Ore., was looking for a recipe for what she called mock apple pie. She said this was a popular recipe back in the 1970s and that it was made with Ritz crackers in place of apples.
Many readers sent in the recipe for a two-...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:52 AM
Twenty years ago, I'm told, Bistro Mezzaluna was the hottest ticket in town. Diners waited hours for tables. They ate solid steaks and seafood and pasta and salads. It was a restaurant built for regulars who treated it as a kind of private club.
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Tony's I-75 Restaurant in Birch Run, Mich., is proud home of what might well be the nation's largest BLT. Each sandwich contains a pound of bacon — about 25 to 30 deep-fried strips — stacked about 8 inches high between two slabs of white...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:03 PM
NAPPANEE – There’s an old saying that too many cooks spoil the broth.
But that’s definitely not the case for a unique baking project that’s part of the celebration at this weekend’s Nappanee Apple Festival.
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Debbie Housden from Baltimore was looking for a recipe for an apple crisp that she said was published in the Sunpapers at least 10 years ago. She said the crisp was made with apple pie filling instead of apples and used corn flakes in the topping. Diane...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:12 PM
A 7-foot apple pie is the star of the show at Nappanee’s Apple Festival.
It's not the kind of project for the faint of heart. You have to get it right the first time because there are no do-overs.
A lot of care and planning has to go into it to...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Ellendale AppleFest on Saturday will include a parade, a comedian, a pie-eating contest, a pet show and a rib cookoff.
The parade begins at 10 a.m., shortly after the kiddie parade at 9:45 a.m.
Inflatable games run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. An all-day...
| Jul 21, 2012
Why is it that we crave chocolate chip cookies rather than chard? Or bread instead of broccoli? Take heart: It's biological.
"Our attraction to sweets — and salt, carbohydrates and fat — is hard-wired from the Stone Age," says Dr. David Katz,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 6:02 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTLA) -- FBI agents say a man robbed a Wells Fargo branch in Sacramento over the weekend armed not with a gun -- but with small apple pies.
The man apparently told a teller he had a pair of bombs on him.
But they turned out to be...