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  • Super storm Sandy damage estimate climbs to $50 billion

    Super storm Sandy damage estimate climbs to $50 billion
    Estimates of the economic losses caused by Hurricane Sandy earlier this week reached $50 billion as experts assessed the costs of severe property damage, shut-down subways and power outages. On Thursday, Eqecat Inc. said it expects storm-related losses...
  • Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?

    Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?
    Q: I really did enjoy everyone celebrating Julia Child's birthday. But, I do remember another chef that was on television before her, James Beard. I remember seeing his cooking shows and I guess there are no tapes or films that were saved, or maybe...
  • All about Eve?

    All about Eve?
    Every novel worth reading has a line or two that hooks the reader in good. For Roberta Rubin, owner of The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka, those words were found on page 16 of "Rules of Civility." The narrator is describing her roommate, a young...
  • Review: "Daily Rituals" by Mason Currey

    Review: "Daily Rituals" by Mason Currey
    I'm working too much at my art, seven hours a day with a break for lunch and a nap. I'm working too little at my art, seven hours a day with a break for lunch and a nap. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • As good as grilling gets: Rib eye with dry mushroom spice rub

    As good as grilling gets: Rib eye with dry mushroom spice rub
    Q: Prepping for a family barbecue. I've mastered the burgers and dogs, but what's the best way to grill a steak? A: It's finally getting warm enough that the idea of firing up the grill is creeping into our minds. It's hard to go wrong with a grill, a...
  • MARIO BATALI: Ramps, the taste of spring

    MARIO BATALI: Ramps, the taste of spring
    Q: Do you have a good easy recipe for ramps? What are ramps, anyway? A: Glad you asked. Ramps are wild baby leeks that grow exclusively between the Atlantic and the Mississippi from Canada to the Carolinas. A member of the Allium genus, ramps resemble a...
  • Mario Batali: Secrets of a tender meatball

    Mario Batali: Secrets of a tender meatball
    Q: Making meatballs for dinner. Should I fry, roast, or braise? A: I prefer not to roast, fry or bake. Often, I don't brown my meatballs at all. Instead, I cook them directly in a bubbling sauce for about half an hour until they're soft and succulent....
  • MARIO BATALI: The proper way to brine

    MARIO BATALI: The proper way to brine
    Q: What's the best way to cook a thick pork chop? A: Iron Chef Michael Symon and I differ on this point, but I think the answer's clear: Brine, and then cook slowly. Brining was originally used as a means of preserving meats and other perishables. Since...
  • Catching Up With Holden In NYC

    Catching Up With Holden In NYC
    NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
  • New York's latest must-try spot

    NEW YORK — Your $400 date at Carbone doesn't begin with anything fancy. No caviar, no foie gras. Instead, your waiter appears in a red Zac Posen tuxedo, looking and sounding like Joe Pesci in "My Cousin Vinny." He pierces a chunk of Parmesan...
  • Mario Batali: Braising lamb

    Mario Batali: Braising lamb
    Mario Batali is the award-winning chef behind 24 restaurants including Eataly, Del Posto and his flagship Greenwich Village enoteca, Babbo. In the coming year, Mario will use this twice-monthly column to answer questions submitted via social media and...