| Jun 2, 2010
Rhubarb lovers have written in search of old recipes for the ruby-colored "pie plant." Here's a recipe worth reviving. It's from the long-defunct Bill Zuber's Restaurant and Dugout Lounge that was located in Homestead, Iowa, in the Amana Colonies.
| Jun 9, 2010
| 9:34 AM
It isn't summer until you've swallowed some rhubarb. That's the way fans of this tangy plant feel, myself included.
As soon as the crimson stalks show up in area farmers' markets and the produce sections of a few grocery stores, we start thinking of ways...
| Jun 13, 2010
At times the computer does exactly as told. At times it does not. You've seen this tendency in other members of the household: Dog. Child. Spouse. And while dog or child or spouse can be cajoled into compliance, the computer cannot. If it's not of a...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 5:56 AM
Baked by Betsy
Wednesday, June 30
Baked by Betsy 124 S. Prospect Avenue Park Ridge (847) 292-1654 www.bakedbybetsy.com
Fresh Fruit Crisps
Using a disposable aluminum pan, fresh fruit crisps turn out amazing on the...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 10:38 AM
A dinner featuring only sustainably produced American food and wine is being set for President Obama at a fundraising dinner Thursday at mk, according to a press release from the restaurant. Chefs Michael Kornick and Erick Williams are planning a multi-...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:29 PM
The wife of a Scottish nobleman modeled the Five Crowns on a 12th century English country house when she built it in 1936.
Originally called the Hurley Belle, it was a bed and breakfast catering to the Hollywood elite. Couples like Rita Hayworth with...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:12 PM
SKINNY HOOSIER MOMMARITA
4 oz. HM Key Lime Margarita
1 oz. Blanco Tequila
Shake with ice and strain into salt rimmed martini glass. Garnish with lime wheel
JALAPENO CUCUMBER MARGARITA
4 oz. HM Key Lime Margarita
2 oz. Blanco Tequila
1 oz. simple...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Polenta, arugula walnut pesto, with spring peas “2 WAYS”
½ lb. sun chokes, peeled and cut paper thin (mandolin preferred)
4 cups of creamy cooked polenta – follow directions on package, sub vegetable stock for water, and...
| Aug 27, 2011
A driving trip across southern Indiana and its rolling hills, forests, limestone bluffs and quaint small towns doesn't mean you need to banish your hunger with fast food or bland diner fare. You can, indeed, feed your inner foodie.
All it takes is a stop...
| Oct 13, 2011
Every time I figure that Logan Square is done with its boom of independent, unpretentious, quirkily personable restaurants, boom, another one pops up. If I were any other dining neighborhood in the city, I'd be developing a severe case of Logan Envy right...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:10 PM
By Melissa Tewes
Special to The Herald-Mail
Many of us are creatures of habit and often feel the need to eat dessert — without even stopping to think if the craving is real, or if we are still hungry, or if we are simply eating...