| Mar 29, 2012
Whatcha Cookin' publishes your tried-and-true recipes, and this week we're sharing a recipe that's at least 50 years old and went missing for several decades until it was recently found by my Uncle Bernie and Aunt Carol Anne. Virgie Reynolds, my beloved...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Carol Mackey The Entertaining Epicurean
about 24 asparagus spears
12 thin slices of prosciutto
12 thin slices of provolone
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tsp aged balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper
Trim asparagus to...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:45 AM
The Crescent City Classic is this Saturday, so we’re talking pre-race meals. The right choice can enhance your performance, helping to maximize your energize and your race time. The wrong choice, though, can leave you feeling bottomed out, even...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Our latest healthy recipe comes from WebMD. It's for those of you trying to improve your diet, but that can't curb that sweet tooth.
WebMD says you can serve this cake with raspberries and a dollop of Cool Whip.
If you have a healthy recipe you'd like...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:42 AM
I love cake. OK, I also love pie and ice cream and, well you get the point. But I do not love the taste of everything in the cake. For instance, a teaspoon of baking soda on the tongue is a rather nasty culinary experience. But to enjoy cake, baking...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Finally! A great use for all that leftover Halloween candy! What's more, the kids will love making Halloween Candy Bars as much as they'll love eating them.
Makes: 16 to 20 bars
Cooking Time: 25 min
What You'll Need:
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Just because you're trying to eat healthy doesn't mean totally abandoning your sweet tooth.
Healthy eating guru Joy Bauer includes many healthy deserts in her healthy recipe library.
This week we feature her soft-baked, chocolate-cherry oatmeal...
| May 9, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Servings: 12 very large cookies
Note: Adapted from Joan's on Third.
2 1/2 cups (10.8 ounces) flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter
1 1/4 cup plus a heaping 2 tablespoons (7 ounces) light...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:24 PM
I just might have the world's best smelling bathroom.
The skeptic would ask if I've smelled every bathroom in the world.
The answer, of course, is no. And the rest of the answer is, "Have you smelled MY bathroom?"
Not to brag or anything, but the scent...
| May 15, 2012
I read a small article in the Tribune food section about apple slices and it reminded of an article from several years ago about Dressel's chocolate whipped cream cake. In it, there was mention that a baker from Dressel's was working on a recipe to...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:45 PM
It’s no secret that pumpkin is the ingredient du jour. You will find it everywhere. At popular coffee chains, pumpkin is in everything from lattes to muffins to breads.
One of the most popular uses of pure pumpkin, of course, is in pumpkin pie....