| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:29 PM
By Melissa Tewes
When making "old standbys" or family recipes, we often follow the recipe to a T to keep the consistent quality that we are used to.
However, there are many simple recipe modifications that can turn potentially high-calorie, high-fat,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine
53 East Lake Street
Additional locations at Chicago French Market, 131 North Clinton Street, and at 2945 North Broadway
Summer Artisan Cheese Plate
Great cheeses to...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:21 AM
One year ago, at a Fourth of July celebration at Ridgefield High School, pastry chef Robyn Eads was walking the grounds, hawking a tray of her organic cupcakes to picnickers. Today, she's on a fast track to sweet stardom with her handcrafted line of Peace...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Often called "the Paris of the South," Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina is a cosmopolitan city offering wonderful architecture, rich cultural offerings and delectable cuisine.
A popular cruise port on South America voyages and World Cruises...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:23 PM
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (www.dietaryguidelines.gov) recommend that we cut back on foods high in solid fat, added sugars and salt. One way to help meet those recommendations is to modify our recipes and methods of food preparation.
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Healthy Swaps Chicken "Oven-Fried" Steak with Creamy Peppercorn Gravy
(*see dietary notes)
Recipe by: Chef Kelly Yorke
This truck stop, diner, and home-style traditional dish is typically made with tougher cuts of steak that have been tenderized, deep or...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 3:01 PM
By Kevin G. Gilbert/Staff Photographer
This bluebarry latti would make an excellent option instead of a fancy calorie-dense fancy coffee. See Joe Fleischman's recipe below.
You are what you eat — and drink.
Ensuring that we maintain adequate...
| Dec 6, 2011
Q: I just had some great coconut gelato at Paciugo at 3241 N. Broadway St. at Melrose. I really like it better than ice cream — it tastes creamier and more savory to me. Yet there's an inscription on the side of the cup that says "70% less fat...
| Sep 27, 2011
Q: My husband, Todd, and I were at a hotel breakfast buffet, and Todd was eagle-eyeing the half-pint carton of "Fat Free Skim Milk." And he noticed the ingredients were listed as "fat free milk, nonfat milk, vitamin A palmitate, and vitamin D3." What...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:38 PM
MISHAWAKA – Check your grocery store bills lately? You are paying more for the basics and an Indiana Farm Bureau study found prices have steadily climbed all year.
The reason: fuel costs.
So WSBT decided to shop around to see what prices look like...
| May 18, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Since 2010, Farm Fresh has offered color-coded nutrition tags on more than 2,500 center store food items. Now, the nutrition iQ® program has been expanded to include signage in the fresh produce, meats, bakery and seafood sections.
The concept is...