| Apr 1, 2009
These days, when Alexandra Panousis takes her girls out to cut weeds for dinner, she stays in the car, directing the action from the front seat of a new Jaguar. Not those, she tells her daughter, Elaine Panousis. You want the type with the yellow flowers....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:28 AM
I was visiting my sister in New England on our weekly CSA pickup day, so my husband dutifully went out to the farm to get our haul. Once home, he prepped all the veggies, carefully placing them in the crispers of the fridge.
He even took a photo of this...
| Feb 27, 2013
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| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| Apr 9, 2013
| 10:06 PM
“But they’re weeds.”
My much better half is not, shall we say, “adventurous” when it comes to greens: A “real” salad is built around a wedge of iceberg or chopped romaine. Stewed collards are fine for New Year&...
| Aug 2, 2012
At this moment, two restaurants operate at 1655 Algonquin Road in Rolling Meadows. Both share the same four chefs, serve in the same dining room and employ the same tableware and wait staff. To make things more confusing, both restaurants are named Red...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Vegan Indian Cooking: Fifty Simple and Healthy Vegan Recipes
Mustard Greens with Spinach
10 Servings (1 cup each)
1 pound (454 gm) mustard...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that we've had a real taste of winter, and found out we're rather wimpy after all, we can give ourselves over to indoor entertaining with the cold months in mind. Our menus du jour will undoubtedly reflect our goal of fixing tummy warming treats for...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Well, if that don't beat all! Durn the luck, but my brain cavity couldn't see the trees for the forest. I guess I should have remembered the advice from the Song of the Lazy Farmer, who used to espouse sitting back and relaxing and letting life's...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Two chefs will enter. One will leave crowned Top Chef Masters and win $100K for their charity.
Our finalists? New York's Kerry Heffernan, playing for City Harvest, and San Francisco's Chris Costantino, playing for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Both...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:02 AM
St. Patrick’s Day is this month, and what comes to mind when you think of this holiday? GREEN! So what better than to focus on green foods and their powerful health benefits.
Are you and your family eating enough greens? The USDA recommends...