| 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....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Take everything you love about a french fry — that crisp, golden-brown crust enveloping an oh, so fluffy interior — and flatten it.
In fact, go ahead and smash it.
Tricks to the perfect smash
The kind of potato makes a difference when it...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Sunday, June 3
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey (behind Lowe's). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, June 4
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Yay! Summer is here, and that means the outdoor music venues are tuning up. The peacocks are vocalizing with the Pasadena Pops orchestra in their new home at the Los Angeles Arboretum in Arcadia with programs in July, August and September; Music at the L....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:35 AM
A son, Matthew Alexander Rasmussen, was born to Hans and Bethany (Cole) Rasmussen, of Leavenworth, Kansas, 1:15 a.m. May 28, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Matthew weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. His...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Remember Michael Phelps' mammoth Pete's Grille breakfast?
Four years ago, we learned that our hometown Olympian would go to Pete's for a breakfast of three fried-egg sandwiches, one omelet, a bowl of grits, three slices of French toast with powdered...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
This list is not all-inclusive.
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...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 12:52 PM
1924 W. Chicago Avenue, 2nd Floor
To read more about the restaurant:
57 g fresh mozzarella
28 g spring mix
28 g arugula
60 g pickled tomato sliced,...
| Sep 8, 2012
Total time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: For additional flavor, substitute duck fat, lard or bacon fat for the frying oil. Duck fat is available at select gourmet and cooking stores, as well as online.
2 pounds fingerling or very...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Spartan Stores has issued a precautionary recall for a wide variety of products.
The products are being recalled over concerns of possible listeria monocytogenes contact. Listeria can have a number of symptoms, and can prove fatal in cases involving the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Grand Rapids-based Spartan Stores, Inc. began voluntarily recalling dozens of deli products Wednesday, as a precaution against selling food with Listeria monocytogenes -- a bacterium that can cause dangerous infections when consumed by infants and...