| Jan 26, 2010
With people everywhere eating out less to save money, more and more we're turning to our own kitchens to find that next great dish. If you're trying to eat in more, but are looking to expand your cooking skills (or simply acquire some!), consider a...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 1:57 PM
· 4 pork chops about 1 inch thick
· 1 egg, well beaten
· 1/4 cup bread crumbs
· 1 tsp. garlic pepper
· 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
· 1 well beaten egg
· 1 package of onion soup mix
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
| Feb 4, 2010
There's nothing I don't like about this Tempranillo from a bodega founded just over a decade ago by a group of Spanish wine lovers. What a beauty for less than $15. It's ripe and luscious with soft tannins, a taste of cherries and a youthful lilt of...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 1:38 PM
You already roast a fine, juicy chicken, whip up creamy scrambled eggs and know how to braise succulent short ribs till they fall off the bone.
Why, then, would you crowd your counters and empty your pockets to buy a $450 home sous vide machine?
| Mar 17, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Background: Quietly and with little fanfare, Philomena — Phyllis — Mangan, bakes bread, braises meats and sizzles sausage at her nine-table wonder where reservations are a must. For 15 years, she's been preparing some of the best Italian...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Scarcely any groceries came into our house this week, because scarcely any meals were cooked. In fact, I think I stumbled on the secret to drastically lowering your grocery bill: stop eating!
OK, none of us stopped eating entirely, but we just weren't...
| Mar 24, 2011
A carload of friends and I are heading west on Ventura Boulevard on the lookout for the Studio City restaurant and lounge Firefly. Where exactly is it? We're scanning the south side of the boulevard for the facade. (I could have found the address and...
| Mar 24, 2011
The crowd at the Santa Fe Restaurant and Bar in Bayou St John often includes pet owners and their dogs.
"We get reservations for 4 adults and six dogs, outside," said owner Lale Ergun.
That's why the business jumped at the chance to help a dog and his...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 7:51 AM
SATURDAY, MARCH 26
Fibromyalgia support group meets 11 a.m. the last Saturday of every month at Charlevoix Public Library in Charlevoix. For information, call Michelle at (231) 237-0580.
The Brain Injury Support Group, Tip of the Mitt Chapter,...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:30 AM
FARGO, N.D. - The other day I was sorting through a box marked "old books." I was thinking the box might contain books from my college days, so I was a little surprised when I lifted the flaps on the box. The books were owned by my husband's great-...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:00 AM
We may be living in the golden age of food television. Twenty years ago, you had to wait for Julia Child and a few others every week on PBS. Today, it's such a hot commodity that ABC is canceling soap operas and replacing them with a foodie version of...