| May 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
By Dawn Viola Does your child eat disodium guanylate for breakfast? If they eat Hot Pockets they do. I recently gave the fourth, fifth and sixth graders at Orlandoâ€™s Montessori World School an important detective mission: to search through their kitche....
| Oct 7, 2010
Dear SOS: I have found the best beer-baked mac 'n' cheese ever. It is served at the Rackhouse Pub in Denver. I tried to get it, but the owner said the cook is pretty protective with his recipes. So, if you have time, maybe you can work some of your...
| Oct 9, 2010
I can't hear the word "plastics" without thinking of "The Graduate." When the film was released in 1967, plastics may have represented the future, but today we're faced with the past — what to do with all those used wrappers, bottles and...
| Mar 4, 2010
Dear SOS: We just had a wonderful brunch at the Ahwahnee in Yosemite and they had the best mac 'n' cheese. Is there any way you are able to get the recipe? We asked, but no one was anxious to share it. Thank you.
Dear Mary: The...
| May 5, 2010
Mac and cheese might be the most comforting comfort food ever devised. It has all the attributes of feel-good food: cheesy, creamy and familiar. And it never seems to go out of style.
Many restaurants are making upscale versions adding lobster,...
| May 6, 2010
Yum, yum. Mac 'n' Cheese and Tomato Soup, the names for coneflowers, make you think of good things to eat.
In reality they are because the butterflies in your garden will like sipping their nectar.
The coneflowers — a stunning golden and tomato-...
| May 19, 2010
| 7:12 AM
Memorial Day Ideas:
Try using a chimney starter
There is no lighter fluid, it is easy to manage self contained coals and easy to add additional coals when needed that are already hot and ready to use.
When selecting recipes for your Memorial...
| Jun 9, 2010
Sometimes it can be a challenge to get your children to eat healthy. Kids can be resistant to new foods, and as they get older they become more set in their eating patterns. Sometimes their food preferences can be quite narrow. There's fair research to...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 10:42 AM
That kids love pasta is one of those parenting truisms that begins as relief (it's easy, it's cheap), quickly graduates to fatigue, and usually culminates in parody. I still remember the Year of the Noodle, in which my daughter ate almost nothing but milk...
| Jan 13, 2010
The Boardroom, right in the middle of Victory Park, combines all the typcial "Sports-Bar" qualities with a pinch of Dallas chic. In order to fall under the definition of a "sports-bar," there are some key elements that must be included.
First, you must...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:31 AM
“Oh, my aching back! What a relief it is to get rid of all that income tax stuff and those precious registration papers. Uffdah! The missus is getting slower every year for putting this stuff away. Doesn't she realize those things are heavy and give me...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:07 PM
One of the most valuable parenting lessons I learned came before I was even a parent. It had nothing to do with diapers, puberty or college funds. It had everything to do with macaroni and cheese.
I was single, childless and naturally wise beyond my...