| Apr 26, 2012
Ninety-eight-year-old Wrigley Field was not built with fine dining in mind. "Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack" wasn't just a song lyric; it was practically the whole menu. (Heck, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is only six years older than the park.)...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:15 AM
I don't think about food, except in the sense that when my kids are hungry, they need it fast. I know that's bad.
My poor planning often means running to the freezer to dig out chicken nuggets or fish sticks or a pizza to pop into the oven or turning to...
| Mar 8, 2013
From the get-go it has a primal ooze that shifts the body into comfort-zone overdrive. At its essence are two ingredients: a carb crunch followed by a liquid blanket of calcium. And now the humble grilled-cheese sandwich is evolving from home-style to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:53 AM
What comes to mind when you hear the word "SPAM?"
I don't mean junk e-mail, I mean the versatile canned meat product made by Hormel. Spam was first introduced in the 1930's and was most popular after WWII. Today, more than 75 years later, recipes for...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Taco Bell announced the official release of its new Cool Ranch Dorito tacos, coming to stores March 7. Following in the footsteps of its successful Doritos Locos Tacos, the Cool Ranch version features a shell made from the zesty-spicy Frito Lay tortilla...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Drowsy driving can drive a person to distraction. Or is it the other way around? Or, perhaps, it's the lack of distractions that can drive a person to drowsy driving.
Tortured logic is better than no logic at all, which is what often happens when the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Yields: 3 cups | Serving Size: 1/2 Cup | Calories: 185 | Previous Points: 4 | Points Plus: 5 | Total Fat: 5 gm | Saturated Fats: 3 gm | Trans Fats: 0 gm | Cholesterol: 16 mg | Sodium: 198 mg | Carbohydrates: 23 gm | Dietary fiber: 2 gm | Sugars: 4 gm |...
| Apr 18, 2013
Though Sunday brunch is a year-round option, warm and sunny weather is what brings out the crowds. I can attest to that, having spent most of the last 10 fairly miserable (weatherwise) weekends hitting one brunch after another; I don't think I found a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
By Joseph Erdos for Oneforthetable.com
A grilled cheese sandwich is as American as American gets. But other countries have their favorite form of cheese sandwich. The Swiss have the tradition of eating melted raclette cheese spread on toasted bread. The...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
By Cathy Pollak for Oneforthetable.com
I dream about this kind of soup. It's completely decadent. It's probably one of the biggest comfort foods out there.
Now, what makes it a "triple threat"? Let's see, it has lots of ham from my juicy ham I made the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...