| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:16 AM
Even after living most of my life in homes out in the woods, I still find out I am not as prepared as I think I am for nature.
I learned this simple fact of life late Monday night when my beloved pooch, Sadie, decided it would be a good idea to try and...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:34 AM
3622 Edison Road, South Bend; 574-232-2955 or indulgencepastryshop.com
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, closed on Sundays (available for...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Long before the tomato achieved star status in the vegetable gardening world, its cousin in the nightshade family, the tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica), was a staple for the people of Mexico and Guatemala. One tomatillo plant can pump out more than 10...
| Dec 19, 2012
A ciambella is a simple ring-shaped bread made of egg, shortening and sugar -- basically, an Italian Bundt cake. Ciambelle are often served as an afternoon snack at a bar or caffe. They can be dressed with glazes, syrups or berry compote.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
In The Herald-Mail's world series of food contests, Carla Cardello is going two for two.
In April, the McConnellsburg, Pa., resident's chocolate-and-coconut-flavored cupcake was the winner of our 2012 Cupcake Contest.
This month, of the 17 entries in...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Peanut Butter Bon Bons (Better Than Buckeyes)
3 cups peanut butter*
1 cup margarine*
1 pound powdered sugar
3 cups rice krispies cereal
24 to 36 oz. semisweet chocolate chips (2 to 3 bags)
24 to 36 oz. butterscotch chips (2 to 3 bags)
| Dec 14, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Magnolia Bakery Chicago
108 N. State Street
Chocolate Wafers Cookies
1 1⁄2 cups sugar
1 1⁄4 cups flour
1⁄2 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Miriam Trotter from Baltimore was looking for a recipe for what she called sugar cakes. She said her husband's grandmother used to make these soft, thick cookies that were not overly sweet, and that they were a favorite of her daughter and husband. She...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Ever wonder why the iced tea at a restaurant always seems to taste crisper and more flavorful than your version at home? Well, there is a simple secret to how that happens and we’re sharing it in our recipe for Secret Ingredient Iced Tea.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Baby, it’s hot outside.
And after this latest bout of 100-plus heat, we’re all screaming for ice cream.
Chilling out with some good old-fashioned homemade ice cream or fruity sorbet is a time-honored summer pastime, and a pretty cool...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:56 PM
Does this ever happen to you? A food-porn image leaps off the pages of a magazine and imbeds itself into your cortex. Before you know it, you’re scrupulously following the recipe’s every word. Yet despite your best efforts, the finished...