“You’re giving them the ability to ruin your credit.”
Skewering shrimp is the way to go when grilling them.
Use fresh ingredients for terrific Blueberry Zucchini Bread.
Grilled shrimps rubbed with smoky paprika glaze are cooked on skewers to minimize the chances they’ll fall through the grates.
Zucchini shows off its versatility as a vegetable in this blueberry zucchini bread.
A caricature of Mike Thompson, who draws “Grand Avenue.”
The beauty of pesto is that it’s simple to make: Add all the ingredients to a food processor or blender and hit pulse. Within a minute or so, you have this terrific tasting condiment/sauce with many uses, such as mixing it with pasta.
A zesty pesto takes mere minutes to make and is extremely versatile. Mix it with penne, tomatoes and olives for a tasty treat.
A woman in her 40s was found dead in the back seat of her car in the garage in Pontiac, Mich. Neighbors said they hadn’t seen her for years.
Michigan’s Jon Horford dunks home two in the Wolverines’ win over Michigan State that completed a regular-season series sweep of the Spartans.
If you have no time to whip up an appetizer from scratch, consider gussying up some store-bought ingredients. One of my pantry favorites is puff pastry.
Michigan State’s Branden Dawson attempts to drive past Indiana’s Austin Etherington during the first half at the Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing, Mich. Dawson scored 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting and led the Spartans with nine rebounds.
Puff Pastry Palmiers are quick and easy. (Andre J. Jackson/Detroit Free Press/MCT)
When your workday is over and you need to get dinner on the table quickly, it’s time to play chicken.
Many Americans stop at the store after work and bring home rotisserie chickens, which can be adapted many ways.
Chicken chimichangas, baked in the oven, are one way to make pieces of chicken into a full meal.
Jerry Grubb, owner of Wee Discover Child Care & Enrichment Center, dances to the beanbag song with children in a class in Waterford, Mich. A new study says child-care costs have surged in the past few years.
Donald Hixson, 68, and his dog, Vivian, who has helped him recover from meningitis.
From left, Judy Yandura, Diane Gaddey and Peggy Nuerenberg talk about their mother, Mary Plettl, who died last year at age 88 after getting sick and dying from tainted steroid injections. Nuerenberg said she found out Oct. 12, 2012, that the injection had infected her mother, who died less t…
Working with smaller cuts of meat is an easy way to get supper on the table in a flash.
The feta-oregano butter makes a good topping because, essentially, the pork is seasoned with only salt and pepper.
Katelyn Lietz, a Wayne State senior, says she might have to move to Arizona or Virginia to find a teaching job — and get a break on her debt.
Detroit's Miguel Cabrera doubled in a run in the fourth inning and then hit the game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth.
More students are bound to be even more confused about their student loan options now.
United Sound Systems' recording studio in Detroit, which welcomed Aretha Franklin, Berry Gordy, Eminem and others, could be leveled as part of a project to expand a Detroit freeway.
Retirees shouldn't be surprised to hear that a pension check is so valuable that regulators are warning about the risks of schemes that promise a lump sum, if you sell off that income stream.
DETROIT - At least a dozen competitors and spectators at the Tough Mudder competition last weekend at Michigan International Speedway are reporting vomiting, diarrhea, nausea and other gastrointestinal problems.
Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood is the site of a cleanup project spearheaded by the nonprofit Detroit Blight Authority.
While doing research recently, I came across a recipe for ice-cream bread on the Taste of Home website. It had a four-out-of-five star rating.
Benny Joseph is testing one of those fresh out-of-the-box ideas that could cut his $70,000 in graduate school debt and also forge invaluable networking connections with alumni and venture capitalists to help build his own upstart business.
Joe Fisher and Ashley Matusz of Detroit, both 24, are planning to get married later this month.In medical school now, Matusz expects student loan debt of $130,000. Here, they meet with CPA Wayne Titus III to discuss their finances, their debt and their financial goals.
Ashley Matusz and Joe Fisher, both 24, talked about cutting $800 off the flower bill for their wedding reception and saving another $1,000 by forgoing flowers at the church.
Tucson’s “Juggalo” community will be out in force downtown Saturday as the Insane Clown Posse makes a stop at the Rialto Theatre. The Posse will be joined by the Moonshine Bandits and Kung Fu Vampire. And, of course, Posse fans, the Juggalos.The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $36 in advan…
The Blackhawks, who were down 3-1 in the series, celebrate their OT goal to win Game 7 and the series.
Nancy Malone shops for supplies to aid victims of a devastating Oklahoma tornado. She was at a Lowe's in Canton Township, Mich., west of Detroit. Residents of Dexter, a town near Ann Arbor in southeastern Michigan that was hit by a tornado last year, are donating food, money and supplies for…
Use fried eggplant slices to make a wrap stuffed with cheese, pine nuts, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes.
What's ideal about the eggplant is that it has so many uses other than being fried and drenched in a red sauce topped with cheese.
Not all that long ago, many of us thought we only had to watch our credit cards to avoid ID theft. If the crooks didn't get the numbers on our plastic, we thought, they couldn't live it up and go on a wild shopping spree like the one in the movie "Identity Thief."
Lemons, olive oil and Dijon mustard are paired with chicken, asparagus and sweet mini bell peppers for an easy meal.
Fresh lemons, olive oil and Dijon mustard. Together they are the perfect trio to brighten up any dish.
Shrimp Francese makes for an easy meal. Spinach adds a nutritional bonus.
When I saw this recipe for Shrimp Francese in the April issue of Food Network magazine, it was the spinach and tomatoes that caught my eye.
DETROIT - Tom Nelson and Linda Karle-Nelson, lifelong Catholics, are the parents of gay adult children who are in committed relationships.
This vegan spin on traditional linguine with clam sauce gets its hearty taste from shiitake mushrooms and nutritional yeast.
This recipe, from the December issue of "Vegetarian Times," caught my eye. It's a vegan version of the classic linguine with clam sauce, minus the clams.
Chia seeds are black and white. If they're brown, they're probably not any good and could be immature.
What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed?