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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:01 am

Halloween enthusiasm gone amok

 There comes a point when creativity and enthusiasm go too far. This week’s recipe, reprinted from an article written by my late wife, Julianne Glatz, in 2014, is an example of something that m...
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 12:01 am

Recipes for America’s favorite cucurbit

  America has been a bit obsessed with all things pumpkin since Starbucks debuted their Pumpkin Spice latte in 2003. Since then pumpkin spice flavor has found its way into everything from be...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:01 am

Making Siu Mai: easy Chinese dumplings

 If you ever get into a food discussion with my children, ask them to tell you about the time their mother (and longtime Illinois Times food writer) Julianne took them to a dim sum restaurant and...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:01 am

We can raise money without sacrificing health

 It’s fundraising season again. Kids are returning home from school with cookie dough and popcorn order forms, and churches and community groups are gearing up for their annual holiday bake sal...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:01 am

Kimchi 101

 It’s smelly, spicy, scary-looking and quite possibly the world’s healthiest food. It hisses and foams when you open its jar. It is revered by Koreans and reviled by many Americans. Kimchi �...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:01 am

The Ark of Taste highlights heritage foods

 Consumers today seem to have more choices at the grocery store than ever before. My great-grandmother would have marveled at the red strawberries available in grocery stores in the middle of win...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:01 am
 My two favorite avocations are music and cooking; I have found that camping at music festivals in Bertha Bus, my mobile kitchen, gives me the perfect opportunity to enjoy both. Over the years, a...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:01 am

September farmers market finds

 Just because summer is drawing to an end and the kids are back to school does not mean that farmers market season is over. The Old State Capitol Farmers Market continues to run Wednesday and Sat...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:01 am

Day off recipes from the pros

 Again it’s Labor Day, when, without a hint of irony, we celebrate our country’s workers by taking a day off from work. For most professionals, a day off is assumed to entail doing pretty muc...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:01 am

There’s nothing like fresh olives and EVOO

 It seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in our family. My daughter has loved olives since she was a baby. The only time I ever had to simply abandon my shopping cart and remove my wa...


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