| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:34 PM
As Chicago heads into summer, a bumper crop of fruit and vegetable stands is ready to sprout on street corners all over the city. And, finally, they will be legal.
On Wednesday the City Council unanimously approved an amended ordinance to issue an...
| Jun 24, 2012
You can't judge an eatery by its exterior. Pho Vinh Vietnamese restaurant is a prime example. The plain exterior, the side-street location and the worn parking lot hardly beckon passersby to pull in.
Parking is in the back and that's where you enter as...
| Jul 3, 2012
The latest trend in beauty products features the same fruits you shop for at the corner stand. And now these delicious fruits have left your plate and taken claim in your beauty cabinet.
Beauty and Lifestyle Expert Rebekah George stopped by with skin...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:15 AM
In the heart of the Wilshire Park historic district, Horacio Fuentes has built a garden with the feel of his native El Salvador. It begins by the sidewalk, where a pito coral tree grows, planted 15 years ago. It hasn’t yet produced the dramatic...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:32 AM
Episode two starts off right to the point -- there will be no quickfire this week, we have no time for such nonsense! Right to the elimination challenge, which, if you watched last week's preview (or saw the title of this episode), is no surprise. ...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Five Tips for a great ceviche
Keep everything extremely cold:
While preparing your fish, cut your lobe in small workable portions and keep the rest in the freezer while you are chopping your working piece. After you are done chopping...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Smoothies are an easy and healthy breakfast option.
Just throw a few ingredients into your blender and in five minutes you're ready to eat.
Just about every fast food restaurant has caught on to the smoothie fad and added them to menus. If you...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
If you were fed infant formula as a baby, or have eaten fast food, breakfast cereal, margarine, frozen yogurt or artificial sweetener, chances are that you've consumed genetically modified organisms (GMOs.) GMOs are ubiquitous in the food supply --...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Every year, horticulture experts around the world cultivate new plant varieties to enhance the diversity and productivity of gardens everywhere, according to gardening experts.
Increased disease resistance, more compact growth habits and unusual-colored...
| Jan 28, 2013
Even though it's winter, the papaya tree on the south side of our house still has fruit. The fruit aren't ripe nor have they noticeably matured over the last few months. On the other hand, they haven't frozen or fallen off. They haven't rotted either....
| Jan 26, 2013
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus marinating time
Note: Adapted from "Vietnamese Home Cooking" by Charles Phan. Rau ram, also known as Vietnamese coriander and hot mint, is available at Vietnamese and many Asian markets. Fish sauce is...