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Let neurons roam free in final weeks of summer

Let neurons roam free in final weeks of summer

1 in 5  say they never fully relax on vacation. This cannot stand.

August 20, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Something Extra in your Corona? Glass bits, maybe

Something Extra in your Corona? Glass bits, maybe

The company is recalling some beer in bottles.

August 20, 2014 2:42 pmLoading…
Cocktail book mixes it up with garden ingredients

Cocktail book mixes it up with garden ingredients

Refreshing adult beverages star in new book.

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Stunning upsets mark round 3

Stunning upsets mark round 3

The bracketed Breakfast Madness competition is down to its final four: Viv’s Café, the Happy Rooster, Cindy Lou’s Café and Omar’s Hi-Way Chef.

August 11, 2014 3:58 pm
NTR-DEVILFOODS

NTR-DEVILFOODS

4Some products seem healthful, but check the labels to be sure. Organic or not, this salad dressing packs 150 calories and 16 grams of fat into 2 tablespoons per serving. Considering few of us limit ourselves to 2 tablespoons, we’re in danger of turning a healthful meal or side dish into a c…

August 08, 2014 12:22 am
Colorful grain salads are potluck pleasers

Colorful grain salads are potluck pleasers

Main-course salads are great anywhere from a picnic to a block party.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Couscous salad with roasted cauliflower and dijon

Couscous salad with roasted cauliflower and dijon

Change things up a bit to make sure you bring a unique dish to a potluck dinner. A couscous salad could be a good choice.

July 21, 2014 9:57 am
Dashcam vigilantes use YouTube in drive to bring rules to road

Dashcam vigilantes use YouTube in drive to bring rules to road

Joe Elbaor mounts his dashboard camera below his rearview mirror to record videos of bad driving, which he then posts to his YouTube account. A growing number of consumers are using the inexpensive recorders to publicly shame bad drivers, keep tabs on their kids, or get a good laugh.

July 13, 2014 5:03 pm
Wraps make great summertime meals

Wraps make great summertime meals

And they're tailor-made for exploiting what’s at hand.

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Rice salads a great pasta alternative

Rice salads a great pasta alternative

Cooking tips to possibly lessen risk of arsenic in rice. (Bill Hogan/Chicago tribune/MCT)

July 08, 2014 1:05 pm
Recipe

Recipe

Even finicky kids like wraps, such as this chicken version. They’re quick, easy and can incorporate what’s already in your refrigerator. Try coleslaw or melon wedges to round out the meal.

July 08, 2014 1:02 pm
Facebook

Facebook

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, shown giving a speech earlier this year.

July 02, 2014 5:11 pm
Gail MarksJarvis

Gail MarksJarvis

Gail MarksJarvis  

June 25, 2014 5:27 pm
This summer, go green: Delicate young leaves move beyond kale

This summer, go green: Delicate young leaves move beyond kale

You’re all over the kale trend, baking loads of leaves into crisp chips, sauteing bagfuls with olive oil and garlic. It’s time to break the hold kale has over your kitchen.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lost sense of smell often invisible, untreatable problem

Lost sense of smell often invisible, untreatable problem

Jennifer Leigh, with her daughter Janelle at home in Evanston, Ill., has lost her sense of smell and has adapted to daily tasks such as cooking.

June 13, 2014 2:35 pm

Oven baking ensures perfect frittatas

Our spring entertaining often centers on brunch after an early morning bike ride or hike with friends. Hungry, we’re looking for strong coffee and an easy to assemble main course.

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Cooking up a classic: luscious homemade chocolate sauce

Cooking up a classic: luscious homemade chocolate sauce

Chocolate sauce appeals to the novice cook. It seems so simple. Just warm chocolate. Right?

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Recipe

Recipe

Good chocolate sauce calls for more than just heating up chocolate and is a recipe that appeals to the novice chef. (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

May 19, 2014 2:54 pm
Mother whose daughter was killed helps change Wisconsin intoxication law

Mother whose daughter was killed helps change Wisconsin intoxication law

Sherry Anicich was appalled when a jury failed to convict a drunken man who admitted killing her daughter.

May 10, 2014 4:45 pm
Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edge

Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edge

The John Hancock Observatory’s new attraction called “Tilt” has viewers stand against one of eight glass panels that tilt out and down on an angle, so viewers are leaning downward.

May 08, 2014 5:55 pm
Home Cooking: Spring, summer come together in chicken dish featuring peas, oregano

Home Cooking: Spring, summer come together in chicken dish featuring peas, oregano

Oregano and peas seem like a bad match. The musty, pungent herb and the fresh, bright legume would seem to fight. Maybe this hunch also stems from their divergent seasons: the spring of the peas, the summer of oregano.

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Skillet chicken recipe

Skillet chicken recipe

Skillet chicken with onions, peas, mushrooms makes a good spring or summer dish.

May 05, 2014 9:25 am
Online cooking groups dish up friendships

Online cooking groups dish up friendships

Laurie Woodward planned to fly from her home in Pittsburgh this month across the country to Mukilteo, Wash., to serve as matron of honor to a bride she’s never met. And it’s all because of baking.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Online cooking groups

Online cooking groups

Kung pao chicken

April 29, 2014 12:09 pm
St. Louis at Chicago, Game 4

St. Louis at Chicago, Game 4

The Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews celebrates a goal by Bryan Bickell that tied the game in the third period at United Center in Chicago.

April 23, 2014 9:52 pm
Art of the ‘choke: Supermarket freezer case unlocks key to weeknight rendering

Art of the ‘choke: Supermarket freezer case unlocks key to weeknight rendering

Fresh artichokes are one of my favorite foods, and yet I find myself passing them by at the grocery store, having thought about the work in cleaning them and decided against it. Even baby artichokes require trimming and peeling, then a long cook time. Too much for a weeknight.

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Court upholds EPA emission standards

Court upholds EPA emission standards

Midwest Generation’s Fisk plant, a coal-fired power plant in Chicago, is one of many that could be affected by the EPA’s regulations.

April 15, 2014 3:07 pmLoading…
Fish fry

Fish fry

Fried fish is taken to diners at a fish fry.

April 15, 2014 12:57 pm
All-American cookbook from 1901 still resonates today

All-American cookbook from 1901 still resonates today

Lizzie Black Kander has been called the “Jane Addams of Milwaukee” for her tireless social service work, which included editing and publishing “The Settlement Cook Book” in 1901.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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All-American cookbook from 1901 still resonates today

All-American cookbook from 1901 still resonates today

This recipe was adapted from the 1903 edition .

April 08, 2014 12:05 pm
All-American cookbook from 1901 still resonates today

All-American cookbook from 1901 still resonates today

Cookbook author Lizzie Black Kander was famed for her social service work. 

April 08, 2014 12:04 pm
NFL; Bears v Eagles

NFL; Bears v Eagles

Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs and other former Arizona Wildcats, will run a youth clinic in Tucson on Saturday.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
White Sox vs. Twins

White Sox vs. Twins

Leury Garcia, peeking around Adam Eaton, is swarmed by White Sox teammates as the hero of the day.

April 02, 2014 7:20 pm
Salute spring with strawberry shortcake

Salute spring with strawberry shortcake

Salutations, meant to welcome the reader, come in all kinds of dreary modes.

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Kitchen raid turns up satisfying bounty

Kitchen raid turns up satisfying bounty

It was late in the afternoon yet I hadn’t eaten lunch, and dinner seemed far off. A kitchen raid was in order. A quick look earlier had yielded nothing. Yet when the stomach demands, “nothing” can become something.

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Strawberry shortcake

Strawberry shortcake

Celebrate spring with strawberry shortcake. The arrival of fresh, ripe berries in your food store should provide inspiration.

April 01, 2014 12:08 pm
Salad Recipe

Salad Recipe

When you’re hungry, “nothing” in the kitchen can become something. Grapefruit, red bell pepper and grains combine in a delicious salad. 

April 01, 2014 12:06 pm
Journey to Easter: Fashion faux pas — not

Journey to Easter: Fashion faux pas — not

You can wait until after Easter to pull out your white jeans and other white clothing items and accessories — but why wait? 

March 28, 2014 7:30 am
Home Cooking: Salmon cakes are a reminder of Mom

Home Cooking: Salmon cakes are a reminder of Mom

Mom picked up on the first ring. She’d been thinking of me. She had just finished dinner and was thinking about sitting in my chair.

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Fishing for flavor: Look to the sea for dinner possibilities during Lent

Fishing for flavor: Look to the sea for dinner possibilities during Lent

Lent is a time when less can mean more, especially in the kitchen. Going without need not be faced with a frown. Let dietary restrictions spur creativity and boost flavor, however modest the meal.

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Fish for Lent

Fish for Lent

Spicy fish cakes with zesty citrus sauce make for a light Lenten meal.

March 25, 2014 1:03 pm
Journey to Easter: Hot Cross Buns II

Journey to Easter: Hot Cross Buns II

March 21, 2014 7:30 am
Theft from airport baggae carousels

Theft from airport baggae carousels

Harry Manx is reunited with his rare Indian guitar at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Anthony Hargrove is charged with stealing it from the baggage-claim area.

March 15, 2014 12:10 pm
Reimagining the traditional pepper and egg sandwich

Reimagining the traditional pepper and egg sandwich

When is a twist on something so different that it doesn’t resemble the original at all? This might be one of those times.

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Ask Amy

Ask Amy

Amy Dickinson of syndicated column “Ask Amy” will be attending TFOB. — Credit: Courtesy of Chicago Tribune

March 05, 2014 1:43 pm
Transformative power of paprika: Grandma’s goulash inspires lifelong love of the spice

Transformative power of paprika: Grandma’s goulash inspires lifelong love of the spice

Chalk it up to goulash. A bowl full of my grandmother’s simple goodness ignited a passion for spice that never wanes. She peppered chicken or beef with the freshest Hungarian paprika possible.

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goulash

goulash

Chicken goulash with potatoes is served with egg noodles.

February 04, 2014 3:35 pm
Packers vs. Bears

Packers vs. Bears

Chicago’s Corey Wootton pressures Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers during the second quarter at Soldier Field. Rodgers, in his first game back from a broken collarbone suffered Nov. 4 against the Bears, threw for 318 yards and two touchdowns after an uncertain start.

December 29, 2013 7:29 pm
NFL; Bears v Eagles

NFL; Bears v Eagles

Lance Briggs. talking to an official after a Philadelphia touchdown, had only one tackle in Sunday’s Chicago loss. The seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker missed seven games.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

Bears roll on Ditka's big night

Chicago’s Josh McCown passes against the Cowboys. The Bears quarterback completed 27 of 36 attempts for 348 yards and four touchdowns in the lopsided victory on a frigid night at Chicago’s Soldier Field.

December 09, 2013 8:03 pm

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