| May 21, 2013
| 4:37 PM
When my mother took a vacation a generation ago, she wanted to get as far from her steamy stove as possible. Things have changed. Now, women and men are flocking to destinations that promise even a peek inside someone else's kitchen.
| Oct 9, 2012
Q: I really did enjoy everyone celebrating Julia Child's birthday. But, I do remember another chef that was on television before her, James Beard. I remember seeing his cooking shows and I guess there are no tapes or films that were saved, or maybe...
| Aug 1, 2013
What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
Neighborhoods and good food. Home.
Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?
Since I am a cookbook writer, I have met Julia Child, and would love to see her again.
What's the worst question...
| Jul 11, 2013
Sub out the restaurant name, and the tales of woe are the same at a hundred other places. A longtime family-run restaurant buckling under the weight of the economy, as it pursues every course to stay above water.
It's a familiar story. This time, the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Google’s stated goal is to index all of the world’s information. So what do you know about some of the subjects of its popular, logo-altering Google Doodles?
And these were just from some of the 2012 doodles. Check out the 2011 Google...
| Apr 6, 2013
Ever since I picked up my first Elizabeth David book, I've been enamored of her prose recipe style. And by that I mean recipes written in a minimalist way, not in numbered steps, almost as a narrative. No long reel of ingredients. A few sentences or...
| Dec 22, 2012
Once I lived in a place where winter temperatures regularly dipped below freezing, and my best friend was my goose down comforter. My downstairs neighbor was a Renaissance English scholar, and every year he did the whole Dickens Christmas feast complete...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Although Lindsay Lohan is off the hook concerning a theft from a Hollywood Hills home, she seemed upset about the situation at least four days after the alleged incident, according to her Twitter comments....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:32 PM
In her four decades as America’s cooking teacher, Julia Child had a hard and fast rule about commercial endorsements: She didn’t do them. It didn’t matter whether it was the butter that made her beurre blanc sauce sing, the pot in...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"I love to teach, and PBS came to me looking for a real cooking show, one that would inspire experienced cooks - and new cooks - to get in the kitchen and really try these things,"...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:46 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Sesame Noodles With Spicy...