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.
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.
Fried fish is taken to diners at a fish fry.
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.
This recipe was adapted from the 1903 edition .
Cookbook author Lizzie Black Kander was famed for her social service work.
Six years ago, Cherie and Brian Lowe decided they’d had enough with being in debt. The couple, who live in Greenwood, Ind., owed more than $127,000 in student loans, credit card bills, auto loans and more. With a second child on the way, they worried about how they would make ends meet.
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs and other former Arizona Wildcats, will run a youth clinic in Tucson on Saturday.
Leury Garcia, peeking around Adam Eaton, is swarmed by White Sox teammates as the hero of the day.
Salutations, meant to welcome the reader, come in all kinds of dreary modes.
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.
Celebrate spring with strawberry shortcake. The arrival of fresh, ripe berries in your food store should provide inspiration.
When you’re hungry, “nothing” in the kitchen can become something. Grapefruit, red bell pepper and grains combine in a delicious salad.
You can wait until after Easter to pull out your white jeans and other white clothing items and accessories — but why wait?
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.
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.
Spicy fish cakes with zesty citrus sauce make for a light Lenten meal.
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.
When is a twist on something so different that it doesn’t resemble the original at all? This might be one of those times.
Amy Dickinson of syndicated column “Ask Amy” will be attending TFOB. — Credit: Courtesy of Chicago Tribune
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.
Chicken goulash with potatoes is served with egg noodles.
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.
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.
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.
Mollie Katzen believes “vegetarian” should be used as an adjective rather than a noun.
Fall makes me think of pears, and pears make me think of that oft-seen salad in which the fruit is paired with walnuts and chunks of blue cheese over lettuce.
Pear and blue cheese sandwich with crisp radicchio slaw.
This recipe can easily be converted to a vegan dish.
Derrick Rose is back from knee surgery to help the Bulls, who play at defending champ Miami tonight.
Competitors are urged to use their imaginations when it comes to margaritas. A touch of champagne, anyone?
MARGARITASA blender? No way. Margarita aficionados shun the blender. “Blending is a way to mask the flavor,” says John Kulikowski, director of wine and spirits at the Hacienda Del Sol’s Grill.
Are you afraid to save money because you fear you'll lose your hard-earned cash if you choose the wrong investments?
Judging by the number of coconut products in supermarkets these days — beyond the flaked coconut your granny used in macaroons and ambrosia — we’ve gone a bit nuts for this fruit.
Keri Russell, she of “Felicity” and “Waitress” and many others, is such a winning actress, even in a flat soda of a comedy like “Austenland,” she’s in there, doing all she can to carbonate things.
When you took your latest job, did you negotiate for more pay?
“We thought it was some hippie thing,” says Molly Halper, above, with her 5-month-old baby, Georgette, whose placenta she ate in pill form.
If people have discovered anything about money during the past few years, it has to be that emergencies pop up without warning.
Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Jesse Crain was placed on the disabled list July 3.
In a harsh lesson, investors have recently learned that the safest of bonds become vulnerable when interest rates rise. U.S. Treasury bond funds, TIP funds and municipal bond funds have delivered sharp losses in the past two months.
A close relative dies just before you leave for a Caribbean vacation, and you have to cancel your nonrefundable trip to attend the funeral. Or, you're hiking in the Alps, have an accident and need to be airlifted off a mountain.
Your hunt for your next CD is likely to be as disappointing as the last. In fact, it might be even more disheartening.
Would you pay 50 percent more for "organic" firewood? Would you be more willing to buy a used refrigerator if it had an "attractive enamel-coated ferromagnetic exterior?" Would you be more likely to buy juice from a server with a British accent?
Is college worth it? Currently, it doesn't seem so for students hoping to get jobs in architecture, government, the humanities or arts after college.
In search of an offensive spark, Chicago put captain Jonathan Toews (19) on the same line as Patrick Kane, and it helped the Blackhawks win Game 4.
BOSTON - In the thimble-wide hallway to the dressing room at TD Garden on Tuesday, Michal Handzus rode a stationary bicycle. Though his presence was requested to discuss the state of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins, the Chicago Blackhawks veteran center did not appear after h…
Grocery-shopping savings advice has become ubiquitous in recent years, but all tips aren't created equal.
Daniel Paille and Chris Kelly celebrate Kelly's second-period goal. Paille later scored the game-winner in overtime.
Hispanic buyers' access to housing has improved, but Asian and black homebuyers still are told about or shown far fewer homes than equally qualified white consumers, a new study has determined.