IllinoisTimes - Food - Julianne Glatz http://illinoistimes.com/articles.sec-55-1-food-julianne-glatz.html Fri, 27 Feb 15 00:00:00 -0600 en hourly 1 Surviving winter’s end http://illinoistimes.com/article-15152-surviving-winter%25E2%2580%2599s-end.html Surviving winter’s end
 Enough, already!I am officially sick of winter. Living in a place that has changing seasons is actually something I prize. That even includes winter. True, I don’t get quite as excited as I di...]]>
Reading recipes http://illinoistimes.com/article-15110-reading-recipes.html Reading recipes
 When my husband, Peter, was a college freshman, he and a friend developed a shared longing for liver and onions. The friend had an apartment, so they decided to make themselves a liver-and-onion...]]>
An appetite for love http://illinoistimes.com/article-15082-an-appetite-for-love.html An appetite for love
From Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel:Tita’s blood (which got into the sauce when she pricked herself on the roses) and Pedro’s roses proved quite an explosive combination. …when Pedr...]]>
Alzina http://illinoistimes.com/article-15060-alzina.html Alzina
 She’s been called “The Greatest Cajun Cook Alive” – not least by people with the expertise to say so. A documentary has been made about her, magazine articles written, other media have f...]]>
A bowl of super snacks - New England vs. Seattle http://illinoistimes.com/article-15048-a-bowl-of-super-snacks.html A bowl of super snacks - New England vs. Seattle
For New England:Nothing says “New England” more than lobster. This is a less expensive, delicious way to put lobster on your Super Bowl menu.    Potted lobster1 1/2-2 c. finely minc...]]>
My New Year’s resolution: No more healthy, sort of http://illinoistimes.com/article-15013-my-new-year%25E2%2580%2599s-resolution-no-more-healthy-sort-of.html My New Year’s resolution: No more healthy, sort of
 This column started out as a rant. For a while now, I’ve wanted to bang my head against a wall almost every time I hear the adjective “healthy.” So I decided my 2015 New Year’s resolutio...]]>
Custom Cup Coffee http://illinoistimes.com/article-14968-custom-cup-coffee.html Custom Cup Coffee
 Brent and Kendra Boesdorfer are passionate about coffee: its endless nuances of flavor that depend on location, terroir (soil), altitude; as well as growing, harvesting, processing and roasting...]]>
Low carb feast http://illinoistimes.com/article-14934-low-carb-feast.html Low carb feast
 Well, it’s that time again. After all the holiday feasting, many folks (myself included) want to counter the effect of all those cookies, eggnog and other indulgences.Over the years I’ve bec...]]>
'Downton Abbey' http://illinoistimes.com/article-14915-downton-abbey.html 'Downton Abbey'
 I’m not ashamed to admit it: I’m hooked on “Downton Abbey”. “They should have called it Downton crack,” said my daughter Ashley, a fellow enthusiast. “Downton Abbey”, which appea...]]>
Take a break with some simple soups http://illinoistimes.com/article-14888-take-a-break-with-some-simple-soups.html Take a break with some simple soups
 The days before New Year’s Eve can be a respite from holiday excess. Not always, especially when families are frequently scattered and celebrations occur not on exact dates, but when it’s po...]]>
Christmas puddings http://illinoistimes.com/article-14840-christmas-puddings.html Christmas puddings
 “Hallo! A great deal of steam! The pudding was out of the copper. A smell like a washing day! That was the cloth. A smell like an eating-house and a pastry-cook’s next door to each other, wi...]]>
Books for kid cooks http://illinoistimes.com/article-14814-books-for-kid-cooks.html Books for kid cooks
 Say what you will about the Food Network (and I can say plenty), the cable channel has gotten many children interested in cooking. I just hope that some kids are able to look beyond the glitz an...]]>
Christmas yeast breads http://illinoistimes.com/article-14786-christmas-yeast-breads.html Christmas yeast breads
 Variations can be found worldwide, although they’re most common in Europe. And it’s a safe bet that the roots of those found in other parts of the planet are from there, too. Holiday yeast b...]]>
Messiah http://illinoistimes.com/article-14753-messiah.html Messiah
 I’m overflowing with more Christmas spirit than I have been in years. It’s not because I’m finally finished with knee replacement surgeries and regaining strength and mobility. It’s not...]]>
Not-so-sweet sweet potatoes http://illinoistimes.com/article-14723-not-so-sweet-sweet-potatoes.html Not-so-sweet sweet potatoes
 Lots of folks consider them an essential part of their Thanksgiving feast: A big dish of whipped sweet potatoes, topped with a thick layer of marshmallows, baked until the tops of the marshmallo...]]>
Chef, the movie - Food columnists, Julianne Glatz, Springfield, Illinois Times, Chef, Chicago restaurateur extraordinaire Kevin Boehm, chefs, restaurant life, Ratatouille, Jon Favreau, Carl Casper, Roy Choi, Los Angeles, Miami, Dustin Hoffman, Twitter, food truck, Cubano s http://illinoistimes.com/article-14693-chef-the-movie.html Chef, the movie - Food columnists, Julianne Glatz, Springfield, Illinois Times, Chef, Chicago restaurateur extraordinaire Kevin Boehm, chefs, restaurant life, Ratatouille, Jon Favreau, Carl Casper, Roy Choi, Los Angeles, Miami, Dustin Hoffman, Twitter, food truck, Cubano s
 I first heard about Chef, the movie, months ago from Springfield native and Chicago restaurateur extraordinaire, Kevin Boehm. “It’s about the restaurant business,” he said. “Hope they ge...]]>
Oatmeal http://illinoistimes.com/article-14660-oatmeal.html Oatmeal
 I’ve always despised cold cereal, even as a child. Occasionally I’d be seduced by cheery cartoon characters on commercials and nag my mother into buying Fruit Loops or Rice Krispies. But aft...]]>
Hummingbird cake http://illinoistimes.com/article-14646-hummingbird-cake.html Hummingbird cake
 In the pantheon of glorious southern cakes, none is more beloved than hummingbird cake. And probably none has more variations, not so much in the actual cake itself (although the proportions can...]]>
A spooky supper http://illinoistimes.com/article-14610-a-spooky-supper.html A spooky supper
 Halloween treats don’t all have to be sweet. Here are some devilish dishes for a spooky supper to delight kids and adults alike.Most iterations of witches fingers are made with cookie dough. C...]]>
Stalking wild mushrooms http://illinoistimes.com/article-14582-stalking-wild-mushrooms.html Stalking wild mushrooms
 “Stop the car!” exclaimed my daughter, Ashley, shortly after we left home. Hitting the brakes, I anxiously looked around. Both the woods on the left and fields and houses on the right looked...]]>
Two kinds of people http://illinoistimes.com/article-14553-two-kinds-of-people.html Two kinds of people
 There are two kinds of people in this world, those who have worked in food service and those who haven’t.It’s not the first time I’ve heard that sentence. In fact, it’s axiomatic to anyo...]]>
An apple Oktoberfest: gemütlichkeit http://illinoistimes.com/article-14523-an-apple-oktoberfest-gem%25C3%25BCtlichkeit.html An apple Oktoberfest: gemütlichkeit
Apples and Oktoberfest. Could there be a better pairing? Traditional German cuisine is filled with apple dishes, many especially intended for cooler weather. Gemütlichkeit is a German word that doesn...]]>
Fall farmers markets http://illinoistimes.com/article-14495-fall-farmers-markets.html Fall farmers markets
 Crisp fall temperatures have arrived, as welcome now as was the first warm spring breeze after a frigidly hellish winter. Even when daytime temperatures rival those in mid-August, the heat isn�...]]>
Barbecue nation http://illinoistimes.com/article-14483-barbecue-nation.html Barbecue nation
 “Geez, I’m so sorry, but I can’t do it this year,” I told Jeff Ball. “I haven’t been able to visit my grandson in Brooklyn for ages. And I haven’t seen my son, Robb, since he moved...]]>
Green tomatoes http://illinoistimes.com/article-14432-green-tomatoes.html Green tomatoes
 Of course, my childhood’s late summer/early fall biggest tradition was beginning school. But there were culinary traditions, too. The seasonal tomato flood reached its peak, and canning tomato...]]>
Chef of celebrities - Food and mood guru headlines Hope Institute’s Celebrity Chef Benefit http://illinoistimes.com/article-14402-chef-of-celebrities.html Chef of celebrities - Food and mood guru headlines Hope Institute’s Celebrity Chef Benefit
 The Hope Institute for Children and Families is breaking new ground this year. Their choice of chef for the 20th Annual Hope Celebrity Chef fundraiser isn’t at the helm of a highly regarded (u...]]>
Being there - Recalling Nixon, being with John Malkovich and a grand party http://illinoistimes.com/article-14343-being-there.html Being there - Recalling Nixon, being with John Malkovich and a grand party
 The passage of the Civil Right’s Act 50 summers ago has gotten lots of media attention this year, and rightly so. But there’s been little – at least that I’ve heard – of the 40th anniv...]]>
Tropical treats http://illinoistimes.com/article-14309-tropical-treats.html Tropical treats
 Most of my summer desserts focus on seasonal fruits at their succulently flavorful peak: berries, melons, peaches, nectarines and plums bought at farmers markets and roadside stands. But tropica...]]>
Family fair memories http://illinoistimes.com/article-14280-family-fair-memories.html Family fair memories
It was the lodestone of my childhood summers. The Illinois State Fair was something I looked forward to almost as soon as the previous year’s fair ended. But after our annual Fourth of July picnic,...]]>
More recipes for my visiting veg-heads http://illinoistimes.com/article-14251-more-recipes-for-my-visiting-veg-heads.html More recipes for my visiting veg-heads
 It’s been a wonderful few days with my visiting veg-heads, oldest daughter Anne and grandson Robbie. Their visit is half over, and already I’m thinking about how much I’ll miss them. Truth...]]>