| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Stout Barrel House & Galley
642 North Clark Street
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2 racks of lamb
1 cup yogurt
1 cup creme fraiche
1/2 English cucumber, small...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
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Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, 708-272-4223
Open all day to accommodate hotel patrons and the public, Allgauer's is casual yet sophisticated and with recent renovations it's...
| Jul 14, 2012
This Pinot Noir from cool climate Sonoma Coast is a marvel of fruit and finesse. Winemaker Bill Hunter is old school: No fining or filtering for his Chasseur Pinot. The 2007 unfolds like a flower in the glass, scented with cherries and raspberries with...
| Apr 1, 2012
Gardening is one of those basic skills — like changing a tire, tying a bow tie and brewing coffee — that everyone ought to master. Post-deluge, you'd hate to be left decaffeinated with a packet of seeds, a lax tux and four flats.
Which is why...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Most every home cook has a particular approach to the weeknight meal. Some of us are really into doing ahead. Slow cookers are their thing.
On the other hand, unless we're whipping up goodies for a dinner party, others of us can't bear the thoughts of...
| Mar 10, 2012
You probably know your barbecue: Bludso's in Compton for meaty beef ribs; sliced brisket from Phillips in Leimert Park; maybe farmers market fixture Bigmista's platter of pulled pork, ribs, brisket and links. But here are a few lesser-known spots to add...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:06 PM
For some people, the rodeo's just a spectator sport. For others like Maverick Murphy, it's a time to get down and dirty.
Maverick is participating in the Mutton Busting competition for the first time this year.
This is one part of the rodeo you...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Two more members of Pen Argyl's Colonial League and District 11 Class 2A championship football team have made college commitments. Center/defensive lineman Kirby Mutton is headed to Muhlenberg College, where he'll compete for a spot on the offensive line....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that we've had a real taste of winter, and found out we're rather wimpy after all, we can give ourselves over to indoor entertaining with the cold months in mind. Our menus du jour will undoubtedly reflect our goal of fixing tummy warming treats for...
| Dec 1, 2011
Last week it was turkey on Thanksgiving, turkey sandwiches for Friday's lunch, turkey tetrazzini for Saturday dinner and — you get the idea.
Poultry in motion. Who could blame you for racing out for a first-rate steak dinner? Here are some good...
| Oct 22, 2011
The view from the Olive Room, the serenely seductive new penthouse restaurant at the Inn at the Black Olive, dazzles you senseless. Suddenly, Baltimore, seen from this fresh angle, looks like a European port city, vibrant and jagged, a starry skyline...