| Jul 18, 2011
| 11:02 AM
Eating healthy doesn’t mean less you have to skimp on the flavor. In fact, we featured a few recipes on Living Healthy Chicago that taste great but are still good for the waistline. Here are the recipes for you to try out. If you would like to watch...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 10:34 AM
Sandra Lawler was all grown up and had left her Boston home before she realized that not everybody serves lamb on Easter.
"I moved to Chicago, and they were serving ham, and I said, 'What is this? Who eats ham for Easter?'"
The chef at Baltimore's Feast...
| May 26, 2011
This is a lesson: Good food is hiding everywhere, and you might come across it when you least expect it. You just need to be open, willing and ready to seize the moment.
Namastey India looks like any Indian grocery, on a mostly empty stretch of a semi-...
| May 4, 2011
What do you do when confronted with a 1-pound can of ready-to-serve claw crab meat sitting in the refrigerator? Admittedly, it's a rare occurrence — at least at my house.
So, I celebrate with a platter of golden, crusty crab cakes for dinner.
| May 31, 2011
| 3:41 PM
A rainbow of neon colors flooding through the plate glass window of Valley India Cafe radiates from a sign on the Bollywood DVD rental shop across the parking lot. The San Fernando Valley's mini Little India also boasts a spice market around the corner,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:24 PM
Most of the Indian food we are familiar is from the Punjab, a region of Northwestern India and Eastern Pakistan.
It is a cuisine characterized by the liberal use of ghee (long-cooked clarified butter), butter and cream. The main seasonings in both...
| Sep 8, 2011
Peppers are, arguably, among the easiest home garden crops to grow. Problem is, they take forever to do so. They usually don't come into their own until after the tomatoes are gone and the herbs are exhausted from the heat. So, herby, tomato-ey, peppery...
| Aug 22, 2011
DARK CHOCOLATE CAKE with BLUEBERRY PINOT NOIR CHUTNEY
3 cups blueberries
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. allspice
zest from one orange
1/4 cup Pinot Noir ( I used LaVelle Vineyards 2008 Matthew's reserve)
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:09 PM
The traditional British pub lunch sandwich, the Ploughman's Sandwich, is quite simple.
Start with hearty, rustic bread such as 7 grain, pumpernickel or seeded rye. Stay away from the traditional soft and squishy breads that you buy on the grocery...
| Dec 9, 2011
- Cooked ham, cubed
- Mashed potatoes
- Orange chutney
- Bavarian potato dumpling mix
- Deep-fry batter mix
Mix mashed potatoes with dumpling mix in a 6:1 ratio – it will become stiff.
Make a 1" ball of the mixture and flatten onto a surface...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:52 PM
Katsuya has arrived in Laguna with a bang, and if you enjoyed the ironically titled Hush for its high-decibel ambience, you won't be disappointed with the restaurant that has taken its place. Designed by minimalist Phillip Starck, its hard surfaces bounce...