| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:45 PM
It’s no secret that pumpkin is the ingredient du jour. You will find it everywhere. At popular coffee chains, pumpkin is in everything from lattes to muffins to breads.
One of the most popular uses of pure pumpkin, of course, is in pumpkin pie....
| May 24, 2012
Looking for a new restaurant to work into your BYOB routine? A handful of new options have opened within the past few months, with the flavors ranging from Colombian to Thai to Italian. We tapped the ones who know best—the chefs and owners—...
| Jun 8, 2012
In April, Dale Levitski's French bistro Frog N Snail opened at 3124 N. Broadway. In May, quick-serve Brazilian Bowl (3204 N. Broadway) opened its doors, followed by Troy Mediterranean Grill (2902 N. Broadway). Now a slew of new restaurants have plans to...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 7:36 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Allowing pre-schoolers to help themselves to food is thought to teach kids healthy eating habits like portion control, but a new study finds that children eat just as much at self-served meals as they do when food is plated for...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:28 PM
2039 W. North Ave. 773-661-1540
Chefs (and brothers) Mike and Patrick Sheerin left their posts at acclaimed restaurants -- Blackbird and The Signature Room, respectively—to jam out together cooking seasonal, globally influenced...
| Sep 1, 2012
I remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...
| Sep 5, 2012
We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Reward yourself for just existing in this summer heat with a treat that seamlessly blends comfort food with a summer seafood staple: lobster macaroni and cheese. It's gooey and chewy and hits all of the spots.
Ancient Mariner, 21 W. Main St., Mystic,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:30 PM
An iconic kid staple found in pantries across America is under fire over health concerns.
Mom bloggers Vani Hari and Lisa Leake launched a petition earlier this week calling for Kraft Foods to remove artificial dyes that give Macaroni and Cheese its...
| Mar 6, 2013
Among the most creative features in "Mac & Cheese" are the finger foods." The recipe that will bring me immortality is the baked mac and cheese bites," author Ellen Brown says. Ditalini pasta are bound with thick sauce and egg yolk then baked in small...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:20 AM
482 South Main St., Middletown, (860) 358-9828, closed Mondays; tainosmokehouse.com. Open now, under a "soft opening." Official grand opening scheduled for March 24.
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