| May 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
It is late at night, and you’re heading home to the Westside, and you pass the small phalanx of trucks that park on the north side of Third Street near Normandie, almost the last scraps of taco culture before you reach the blander precincts of...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:35 AM
This is one of the recipes that I will be preparing May 29 when I head out to Carr Valley Cheese located in Sauk City, Wis. I will be doing a “Taste of Mexico,” presenting a variety of Mexican-infused dishes featuring Carr Valley Cheese. We...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:21 PM
This is a wonderfully easy recipe to prepare. And better yet, it’s a soup that’s loaded with flavor. If you are concerned about the waistline, then substitute the half and half or heavy cream with 1-percent milk. Make sure you gradually add in...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Potato chips might be the most popular snack food in the United States. According to a 2010 report by the National Academies of Science, Americans spent over $7.1 billion on potato chips in 2009. That's $2 billion dollars more than the U.S. government...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:01 PM
Mighty Melon, Light-speed Lemon and Tornado Tomato have joined forces with three Valley restaurants to help encourage young children to make healthier food choices.
The collaborative effort is part of the Power Up campaign, a program that launched...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Federico Lopez is proud of the food of his hometown. That town, Mexico City, should be proud of him, too.
With his wife, Maria, Lopez owns Fiesta Mexicana, a tiny, friendly Rosedale restaurant dedicated to cooking authentic Mexico City cuisine. As the...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| May 9, 2013
| 11:42 AM
This is a simple, straightforward appetizer that lends itself to a really nice treat for your guests. Make sure to have your fresh pico de gallo ready and have some extra on hand for plain chip dipping, too.
If you don’t want to use homemade pico,...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Tacos - can we ever have enough tacos in our lives? I didn't think so. Because when the taco is right, the birds start to sing and the stars shine more brightly and you have the impression that everything is right with the world, which is a lot of...
| May 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
On Friday, more than a dozen teams went to the Red Rooster for the kickoff of the Fischgaard Short Film Project, an event in which teams have 48 hours to write, shoot and edit a film that will be presented today at 6:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre....
| May 2, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Any recipe from south of the border seems to be popular now, and there's no exception when it comes to our delicious and colorful Tortilla Stack. This simple Mexican-style recipe will turn an ordinary meal into a fiesta.
Cooking Time: 35 min...