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The Hartford CourantIf Mother Nature complies, spring vegetables should make their debut. Asparagus, sweet peas, spinach and artichokes will replace the squashes and root vegetables of winter. Until then — and especially with the wind feeling more like winter than...
Tags: Chives, Easter, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes
EntreeLately, many restaurants have taken the french fry to new level of tastiness by substituting sweet potatoes for the usual russet baking potatoes. I have enjoyed them immensely, but I also feel a bit guilty knowing how much oil is used to fry them....
Tags: Parsley, Sea Salt, Salt, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes
EntreeSplit pea soup was a favorite during my college days -- inexpensive, filling and straightforward to prepare. I liked to add smoked bacon and lots of carrots. I may not be a college girl anymore, but I still feel the same way about split soup -- it's a...
Tags: Soups, Onions, Parsley, Whole Wheat Bread, Bacon
Re "I yam what I yam — but is it art?," Opinion, Feb. 12 I agree with Crispin Sartwell's assessment that the "authorities at the upper end of the art world" can lead us into the "worst of all possible aesthetic worlds." Like him, I am not a fan of...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts, Sculpture
One of the biggest problems in our politics is that people don't think for themselves. We let radio and television hosts, pundits and politicians tell us what to believe. And one of the biggest problems in our arts is that people don't enjoy for...
Tags: Allen Ginsberg, Vin Diesel, Arts and Culture, Arts, Philip Glass
Bolat African Cuisine. A stunning black-and-white African-themed mural on the back wall is the first sign this Wrigleyville restaurant cares about appearances. But one spoonful of a truly peppery pepper soup shows Bolat's owners, Beatrice Hardnick and her...
McClatchy/Tribune NewsVersatile. Nutritious. Sweet. The versatile sweet potato can show up from soup to nuts -- or at least in a nutty dessert -- during your Thanksgiving meal. For the soup, elegant Sweet Potato Chowder is one of 'scape restaurant chef Eric Kelly's signature...
Tags: Dietary Fiber, Nutmeg, Soups, Onions, Vitamin C
L.A. NOWIt was a makeshift banquet hall on asphalt. Tables were decked with yellow and orange paper and an arrangement of dried flowers. Hundreds of volunteers scurried around offering plates laden with turkey, ham, stuffing and gravy. Onstage, a band played........
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelIt's looking more and more like state Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, is going to avoid a major challenge from Republican personal-injury lawyer Will McBride for a new state Senate seat in Central Florida. Soto far outraised McBride during the latest...
As a very pregnant and very red Kim storms out of a brunch date with the other women, this episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," just may mark the end of Kim's relationship with the rest of the women. She attempted to wiggle her way out of...
Liz Smith"Pumpkin is the new bacon!" reported New York magazine recently. And people do get all pumpkin crazy from Halloween to Thanksgiving Day. Well, pumpkin may -- as reporter Felix Salmon writes -- "be perfectly pitched for today's eaters." But a lot of just...
Tags: Pumpkin Pie, Salt, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Pies and Tarts
Recipe: Turkey casserole, garnet yams, applewood-smoked bacon, Brussels sprouts and caramelized onions with Gruyère cheese crustTotal time: 1½ hours Servings: 4 to 6 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/4 pound applewood smoked bacon, cut crosswise into thin strips 1 large onion, diced ¾ inch 2 packed cups leftover turkey meat, diced ¾ inch 1 pound (about 2 medium) baked garnet...
Tags: Onions, Bacon, Salt, Pecans, Turkey (animal)
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