| May 7, 2012
| 10:44 AM
108 N. State Street
How to bake with seasonal fruit or produce:
Add a touch of nutmeg to make your rhubarb shine
Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty! Mixing pie crust by hand, rather than using a...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Punch is back on the restaurant scene in Baltimore, but be careful. It packs one.
America's oldest cocktail, that mix of spirits, tea, sweet, sour and bitter, is finding a fresh start in the shot glasses and shakers of some of the city's most creative...
| Sep 11, 2012
Q: While my mother was visiting me here in Chicago, my partner and I took her for breakfast at Pauline's in the Andersonville area and she was very enamored with the French bread pudding toast. She was wondering if there was any way that she could...
| Mar 20, 2013
2 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon
3/4 oz. lemon juice
8 mint sprigs
3/4 oz. rhubarb syrup
Add ice and shake
Double strain over fresh crushed ice
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:24 PM
|| Grilled Vidalia Turkey Panini
Submitted by Cheryl Christian (FL)
1/4 Cup Vidalia® Onion Dressing
1/4 cup mayonnaise
4 slices prepared Bountiful Beer Bread Mix®
1/4 lb. thin sliced smoked turkey breast
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Tangy rhubarb and sweet ruby red strawberries make for a tasty marriage of flavors in our old fashioned Strawberry Rhubarb Pie. Whether you use fresh or frozen rhubarb, this one is always a year-round favorite.
Cooking Time: 30 min
| Jun 10, 2010
As friends and I step into Patina, the figures of the hostess, manager, bartender, server and sommelier awake from their enchantment. They move forward, murmur a greeting and lead us to a table in the elegant, modernist dining room. Sometimes it feels...
| Jun 2, 2011
Is there a more stunning hotel lobby than the one at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel? With its heavy painted beams, chic leather daybeds and grand proportions, it exudes old Hollywood glamour. A stately hush hovers over the vast room, and most of the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Aylene Gard from Columbia was looking for the recipe that she misplaced for her husband's favorite rhubarb custard pie. Jerry Fore from Towson sent in a pie recipe he says is guaranteed to please rhubarb lovers. The recipe came from his mother and is a...
| Jun 29, 2010
A new botanical supplement on the U.S. market called Estrovera offers a potential alternative to women who suffer from hot flashes or night sweats but do not wish to take estrogen or other hormones.
The key ingredient in Estrovera is a phyto-estrogen...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to discuss the 2012 presidential race. To.....