| Sep 9, 2010
A chill in the air this time of year seems to bring that all-too-familiar scratch in the throat and tickle in the nose, and that's what makes the work two scientists achieved at Argonne National Laboratory a little timely, a little intriguing and a little...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Kellogg's has added tasty chips to its Special K line of savory snacks. We love the crisp Sour Cream & Onion Cracker Chips; there are also Sea Salt Chips. Munch tasty Multi-Grain or Savory Herb crackers for a heartier snack. Buy a box for...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:37 PM
We're betting you'll agree that this is the Best Noodle Soup Ever. Our Asian-style chicken soup with lots of noodles swimming in the flavorful broth is sure to bowl over your soup-lovers.
Cooking Time: 20 min
- 8 cups chicken...
| Jan 21, 2011
Man flu is an urban legend that has lived in the minds of women for years and now according to an Engaged Mutual study of more than 3,000 men it appears to be real. Half of the men in the study exaggerate their symptoms--headaches become migraines and the...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 2:05 PM
The recipe was passed down to me from my mother, Sherry Craig. When I was little, our family home was the one that everyone congregated at. We just never knew who would stop by for a visit at dinner time. My mom picked up this quick-and-easy chicken...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:56 PM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Olivia Williams was born in London today in 1968. This birthday gal has starred in such films as "The Ghost Writer," "Rushmore" and "The Sixth Sense." Prolific in British television, Williams' forays into American TV have included...
| Mar 24, 2011
A foodie rite of passage here in Los Angeles is to walk the pupusa mile: that stretch of Beverly Boulevard where Koreatown's northeastern fringe pans to a scramble of auto services, a hostess club or two, and Central American restaurants and bakeries....
| Feb 15, 2010
| 8:18 PM
Considering that his last film was a cult horror-comedy about a girl with a toothed vagina (2007’s Teeth), writer-director Mitchell Lichtenstein’s latest effort, Happy Tears, feels comparatively mainstream. But only comparatively. Happy...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:53 AM
It's time to hang up the whisks. After 40 years in the newspaper business — 34 of them with the Chicago Tribune as a food writer and editor — I will be retiring April 1. It has been a 40-year feast, to say the least.
In 1973, when I started...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 3:57 AM
I never got around to posting my grocery spending last week, so this week we'll look at two weeks of trying to feed a family of five (well) on $100 a week in Chicago. But first: After my last grocery budget post, a friend sent this question:
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Question: I'm worried about nuclear fallout from Japan, not for our two children but our two dogs and two cats. In fact, at this moment I'm buying potassium iodide for my family online. Should I also give this to our pets? — B.D., Seattle