| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Thanksgiving can be an overwhelming holiday. Even the most seasoned cooks can become agitated by the menu planning and trying to get all the details just perfect.
Relax. Area farmers' markets have got you covered. Even as the growing season draws to a...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on vegetables.
Did you know there are more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? While praised as a "good...
| Sep 15, 2012
Couscous with seven blessed vegetables
Total time: 3 hours, 45 minutes (plus 2½ hours cooking time for the dried chickpeas if using)
Note: This recipe includes vegetables baked with sugar and cinnamon. They can be served as an appetizer for...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Those of you who were saddened to see the passing of the French restaurant, Tradition by Pascal, take heart: A delightful new bistro has taken its place.
Juliette Kitchen and Bar features contemporary California cuisine in an attractive, airy, more...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Gardeners everywhere can help feed hungry Kansans. The Kansas Food Bank and the Sedgwick County Extension Office are asking for your help to put fresh produce on dinner tables. The Plant a Row for Hunger program was a national idea that went local 12...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Evanston, Ill. (June 5, 2012) — Evanston Public Library Friends, through a generous grant from the Woman’s Club of Evanston, is helping kick off the …...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Natural Beauty Products
A homemade honey face mask is packed with so much goodness, it's absolutely mind-boggling! Honey masks can prevent skin discoloration, infections and acne, rejuvenate skin and helps skin disorders like eczema because of a...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
You could argue about Irish stew all day. Folks have been for centuries. Or you could get on with it and make one for St. Patrick's Day. But which one?
At its most basic, an Irish stew slow-cooks together meat, potatoes, onions and water. Dig into a...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 7:48 AM
We're still months awayfrom locally grown summer staples, such as fresh cucumbers, home-grown tomatoes, and giant zucchinis.
But there are delicious alternatives for produce during the winter months -- options that are readily available at most grocery...
| Feb 23, 2012
When food lovers head to Paris these days, the savvier bypass the Michelin-starred restaurants entirely and seek out the small, sometimes funky bistros where passionate young cooks are turning out wonderful food at affordable prices. Spaces — and...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:20 AM
WHEN THAT FIRST COLD RAINY FALL DAY ROLLS AROUND and you find yourself yearning to put a pot of soup on the stove, this soup is the answer. It’s the perfect use for the final baskets of tomatoes from your garden or the farmers market, and a great...