| Dec 8, 2012
Total time: 40 minutes
1/2 small red onion
8 to 12 black olives, such as oil-cured, dry-cured or Kalamata, pitted
3 tablespoons pine nuts
1 (9-ounce) bag of cleaned small spinach leaves (about 6 packed cups)
3 Persian cucumbers,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chicken is everywhere, from road-side shacks to four-star restaurants. The problem with chicken these days is that it has been bred more for quantity than quality. Luckily in the past few years, local farmers have been producing chickens that have amazing...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:25 AM
This hearty south-of-the-border beefy Tamale Casserole made with an easy cornmeal crust is simply out of this world. Teamed with your favorite Tex-Mex go-alongs, its got just the right amount of spice and stick-to-your-ribs comfort!
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Alessandro Pirozzi, of Cucina Alessa fame, has opened another restaurant in Laguna Beach, this time with the addition of a snazzy lounge area.
Mare Culinary Lounge is his fourth venture in the area. Every day he bounces up and down the coast from one...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Sep 8, 2012
Carmelized onion, goat cheese and olive frittata
Total time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 to 2
Note: The toppings should be warmed before being added to the frittata. The caramelized onion and garlic confit are difficult to cook in small amounts, but keep...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
This is the year that back-to-school lunches are as easy as 1-2-3! Simply choose healthy options from 3 core food groups (protein/dairy; whole grains and fruit/vegetable) and you have the start to a quick and wholesome meal. Try some of our fun and...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:40 PM
This is second in a two-part series. Read part one here.
Unprotected by hills to the west, Burbank suffers under the laser-like rays of the setting sun each evening. Driving, or even walking, becomes dangerous as you shield your eyes and hunt for the...
| Jun 30, 2012
"There is no better turkey burger than my flavor-packed, juicy, Taste of Italy Turkey Burger. It brings together all of the flavors that we love in Italian cooking and packs it into a burger. Then it's surrounded with even more great tastes from the heart...
| Jun 27, 2012
To find some of the best, freshest olive oil in the world you can travel to Spain, Italy, Greece, Australia, California or ... Alsip.
This south suburban town is home to the Country House restaurant, run by the Boundas family which just...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Come summertime, Baltimore is a city of snowball stands. So it's only natural that, as temperatures rise, Baltimore bars cool down their customers with spiked slushies.
If you don't have much of a sweet tooth, a frosty Boh will do the trick. But the rest...