| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Take everything you love about a french fry — that crisp, golden-brown crust enveloping an oh, so fluffy interior — and flatten it.
In fact, go ahead and smash it.
Tricks to the perfect smash
The kind of potato makes a difference when it...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
More than 100 art and craft booths will be at Arts in the Park, which runs Saturday and June 17 at Melgaard Park.
The exhibitors will come from 14 states.
Entertainment will be provided by the Amazing Budabi Brothers, Paul Imholte and Mogen's Heroes....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Way before I was a dog trainer, I regularly attended obedience classes with my pets. There were no fancy names for different kinds of training methods; yanking and scolding were the "only" way to "discipline" a dog and let them know what they did wrong....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:04 AM
It may be Friday the 13th, but there's nothing scary about today - it's National French Fry Day!
While its name would suggest we have France to thank for fries, that honor might actually belong to the country's northern neighbor, Belgium. Because both...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:18 PM
There were more servers than customers at Werner's just before noon, and it was very quiet. But it wasn't for long. A half hour later, the luncheonette was almost full of downtown workers.
When it closed in April 2011, after 61 years, it looked like...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:05 PM
When you are told not to do something, doesn't that make you want to do it even more?
Did you always make your parents' curfew time?
Did you want to eat all of your Halloween candy at once even though your mom told you not to? If somebody puts a...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:12 AM
'Tis the season for festive gatherings of family, friends, neighbors and coworkers!
For better or for worse, a holiday meal can make or break a party. To easily impress one's guests, start the meal with an interesting, shareable appetizer.
| Dec 7, 2012
With this week's opening of the new Fantasyland, dining options have expanded for guests at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom theme park.
Be Our Guest Restaurant is an expansive and well-coiffed French eatery based on the animated movie "Beauty and...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Check out this Travel & Leisure round-up of the best french fries in the U.S.
There's Thrasher's! "It's hard to beat a bucket of hand-cut spuds that have been fried in peanut oil with skins on," the blurb says, "especially when served with nothing...
| Nov 24, 2012
We are second to none in our admiration for pie, which, at its best, marries homeyness with elegance. It is the great American dessert. But we don't make it athomenearly as often as we should, because the crust, at least the right crust, is kind of a...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of stories on children eating vegetables. The series explores ways to highlight vegetables' flavor and appearance as a way to work around the resistance some kids have to eating vegetables.