| Jan 30, 2013
The only element in this recipe worth any wine worry is the fat you'll pick up in the ground turkey (how much depends on the cut), added to that of the nut oil in the pistachios. Fat carries flavor, but it also can be a barrier to other flavors getting...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Turn an "oh" at salad into "Oh, wow" with a little imagination and not much effort.
Even the best-dressed leaves can benefit from a sprinkling of nuts or seeds. Just add them right before serving so they stay nice and crunchy.
Greens served naked or...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:36 PM
DEAR SOS: El Tovar restaurant at the Grand Canyon National Park Lodges serves a wonderful cherry tart with pistachio nuts. I would love the recipe and hope you can get it for me.
DEAR KAREN: What an interesting tart this is--especially its...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:25 PM
426 Main St., East Haven, (203) 203 691-7367, polopaloilgelatoitaliano.com
On a stretch of Main Street in East Haven, Polo Palo stands out from the other storefronts. It's not the color scheme, which matches the tricolor apizza joints...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
1561 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, (203) 220-9700, erensgrill.com
If you've forgotten that Ottoman cuisine is considered one of the three great cuisines, Eren's Grill will make you remember. Though tucked away in an easily...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Not so long ago, nutrition experts cautioned people to avoid nuts, as they were considered a "fatty" food. During the "fat-free" era of the 1980s, people across the country shunned fat -- no matter its source. Now, health researchers have come full...
| Dec 20, 2012
652 W. Randolph St. 312-234-9494
Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) Heating up
Some chefs spend their careers working in the upper echelon of fine-dining restaurants, only to throw their hands up and open a burger joint. Curtis Duffy is not one of...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:30 AM
Not so long ago, nutrition experts cautioned people to avoid nuts, as they were considered a "fatty" food. During the "fat-free" era of the 1980s, people across the country shunned fat--no matter its source. Now, health researchers have come full circle,...
| Dec 12, 2012
The Good Eating section's annual Holiday Cookie Contest produced the usual three winning recipes plus two honorable mentions. ("Sweets of the season," Nov. 28; if you missed it, go to chicagotribune.com/food.) But among the other five...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:30 PM
What would winter entertaining be without a good cheese log? This fantastic and easy recipe was passed down to my friend Pat Loud from her mother. She has served it at nearly every party that I've attended, and it's always a big hit. As with most good...
| Dec 15, 2012
I used dark cherry preserves and chopped green pistachios as the filling to offer a "red/green" look for Christmas colors and have a marriage of the holidays.
— Samantha Ferraro (www.littleferrarokitchen.com), Seal Beach
PHOTOS: Holiday Cookie...