| Dec 15, 2011
Thanksgiving may be all about food (and football), but Christmas has myriad elements besides the Roast Beast. Gift presentations and all that oohing and aahing, to be more precise.
Growing up, we had a turkey dinner on both Thanksgiving and Christmas. I...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:42 AM
A daughter, Reese Kathleen Monroe, was born to Theadore and Katie Monroe of Boyne City at 9:14 a.m. March 7, 2012, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital. Reese weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:21 AM
HEALTHY KID MEALS
As more attention is drawn to the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States, busy parents continue to struggle to find a balance between nutrition and convenience in their children’s meals. Kathryn Sansone, The Shape Up...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Restaurant Week Fatigue Syndrome? I get it, I get it, I get it, I get it.
But, at least, maybe, give the menus a look. Here's the menu at Tapas Adela in Fells Point. It's always interesting to see how tapas restaurants handle the fixed-price menu. I...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Thursday, March 8
The Rotary Club of Charlevoix meets 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Flap Jack Family Restaurant, 102 W. Carpenter, Charlevoix. For more information, call (231) 547-0360.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets noon Thursday...
| Feb 3, 2012
Roasted Winter Vegetable Tagine
with Medjool dates, lentils & Moroccan spices
Shawn McClain, Green Zebra, Chicago
serves 2 as a shared dish
1 ea small onion-peeled and diced
4 pcs red...
| Mar 16, 2010
Candy making has a reputation for being time-consuming and difficult, but with shortcuts, it can be easy.
Even without candy molds, a candy thermometer or a free afternoon to devote to the enterprise, candy can become part of the modern home cook's...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 3:48 PM
Stroll into my kitchen this holiday season and you'll smell the rich aromas of cinnamon, cardamom, melting chocolate and toasting nuts. Busy making dozens of festive cookies, most would presume.
Nope. Instead, I'm carrying on my family's tradition of...
| May 27, 2009
At its former location on Weyburn Avenue, the Westwood Farmers’ Market was big and lively. Forced to close in 2006, it reopened three months later at the Veterans Garden, north of Constitution Avenue, west of Sepulveda Boulevard. While this venue is...
| May 21, 2008
With food prices rising and the economy slow, affordable and healthful meals for your family will continue to be in the spotlight in the months to come. Fortunately, saving money can be as easy as planning ahead, shopping the sales and scanning store...
| Jun 25, 2008
Persian mulberries: Quite frankly, they often don't look like a fruit so sought-after that farmers have to hide them behind the counter. They can be fairly small, like malnourished raspberries, and so fragile that they frequently look a little...