| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Peanut Butter Bon Bons (Better Than Buckeyes)
3 cups peanut butter*
1 cup margarine*
1 pound powdered sugar
3 cups rice krispies cereal
24 to 36 oz. semisweet chocolate chips (2 to 3 bags)
24 to 36 oz. butterscotch chips (2 to 3 bags)
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:27 AM
The butter aisle can be almost as overwhelming as the selection of yogurts, with options ranging from plain old butter to margarine to olive oil and coconut oil blends, it’s hard to know what’s really a decent option, and what’s just...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:49 AM
In putting together a home-baked goodies care package there's no need to forego your concern about good health. The American Heart Association's "Low-fat and Luscious Desserts" cook book offers a number of great tasting simple recipes that travel well and...
| Jul 18, 2012
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Q: I am searching for a recipe that appeared in your paper many years ago. It's called: Rose Lewis' $3,000 third prize Lemon Mustard Chicken. My copy is crumbling and would love to print...
| Jul 10, 2012
Q: Can you substitute margarine for shortening in a cupcake recipe?
If the recipe calls for 3/4 cup of shortening, how much margarine would you use?
—Judy Levin, Chicago
A: Yes, you can. Just keep in mind there will likely be some texture and...
| Jun 19, 2012
Q: My whole family has tried to duplicate my grandma's pound cake recipe without any success. It tastes the same but doesn't rise and if becomes a really heavy dense cake. Any idea why the cake won't rise? I want to be able to figure this out and make...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Chef Eric Hammond
I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter
Chocolate SoyNut Butter Filled Crepe with Fresh Berry Sauce
For the crepes:
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg
Confectioners’ sugar, to taste
1 cup milk
2 Tbs melted butter
| May 28, 2012
| 8:40 AM
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Smoked Ham and Cheddar on a Mini Pretzel Hoagie
3 oz shaved smoked ham
1 slice Cheddar cheese
1 green leaf lettuce
| May 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Mary Harris and Wilma Selzer Nachsin
To purchase a copy of the book:
My Kid's Allergic to Everything Dessert Cookbook: More Than 80 Recipes for Sweets and Treats the Whole Family Will Enjoy
Gluten-Free Honey Cake
Makes one 5 by 9 inch loaf cake...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:36 PM
If given the choice, would you want butter or margarine? Sugar or artificial sweetener? Vinyl or digital music?
The answer to all, of course, is, yes. Give me the real thing. And for obvious reasons.
Butter doesn't have the trans fatty acids that...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Our latest healthy recipe comes from WebMD. It's for those of you trying to improve your diet, but that can't curb that sweet tooth.
WebMD says you can serve this cake with raspberries and a dollop of Cool Whip.
If you have a healthy recipe you'd like...