| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Whether you prefer a serenade by Mel Torme or Nat King Cole, the phrase “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” signals the fall culinary season. But truth be told, most cooks prefer oven-roasting to a sweaty hearthside task. It's much easier,...
| Jan 23, 2013
Born and bred in southern China, Fanny Go did not grow up eating egg rolls.
Family meals in her part of Guangdong province were dominated by rice, greens, preserved vegetables and morsels of meat.
But ever since she and her late husband Tom decided to...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Showtime released a preview for "The Borgias" a few days ago titled "Father, Son, Unholy Spirit." I can't believe I missed it until today. But damn! Neil Jordan looks to be ramping up the murders, the sex--and maybe even the incest.
Yes, it looks like...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Have you ever tried to roast chestnuts on an open fire? It's not as warm and lovely as the singers would have you believe. The last thing I need this holiday season is burned fingers and a bowl of singed nuts. Today at orlandosentinel.com/thedish, I'll...
| 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 24, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Chicago's Ultimate Christmas Collection. This album was released in October and is packed with traditional Christmas tunes as well as rockin' rearrangements of "Jolly Old St. Nicholas" and "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen." With 34 songs on this album, it'...
| Dec 11, 2012
814 North Boulevard
Chestnut and Butternut Squash Risotto
6 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup cream Sherry
1 Tablespoon olive oil
3 Tablespoons butter, divided
1small white onion, finely...
| Dec 12, 2012
Cru Cafe and Wine Bar
25 E. Delaware
Grilled Filet of Beef with Foie Gras Butter, Sweet Potato, Chestnuts, Charred Cipolinni and Red Wine
4 8 oz beef tenderloin steaks
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:58 AM
I started a new tradition in our house.
It's called "make your own pizza" night, which translates to "make your own dinner" night.
I use puffy Indian naan for the crust, then add pizza sauce, cheese and a variety of toppings. The kids like it...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 7:52 AM
A dozen inmates at the Patuxent Institution in Jessup have been working for months to help bring back the American chestnut tree, and in the process give themselves a bit of a comeback as well.
This week inmates and administrators at the prison handed...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra's Sunday Series will present a chamber music concert titled "Chestnuts, Old and New" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Petoskey. Admission is free.
Orchestra members Julie Schleif, horn, and...