Food

Falling beef prices could make for prime grilling season

CHICAGO - Brush the snow off that grill and get ready for a grilling season that could be prime for butchers and beef eaters alike.Retail beef prices ...

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What climate change has to do with the price of your lettuce

Unusual weather in the Southwest could cause a nationwide salad shortage later this month. But that's just the tip of the iceberg (lettuce): Scientist ...

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Everybody Eats: Chocolate recipes for chocolate lovers

When I was little, I didn't like chocolate. My mother would purchase Thin Mints from the neighborhood Girl Scouts and I wouldn't touch them. I still ...

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Everybody Eats: Ideas for the most important meal of the day

Confession: I often leave the house without eating breakfast.I know this is wrong. I know breakfast is important. And it's not that I don't love break ...

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Everybody Eats: Sunday night cookies return, thanks to new oven

Several people have asked me whether I (finally) have a new stove, and the answer is yes! Yes, I do! #x201c;And did you get it for a better price?#x2 ...

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From the Pantry: Brown bananas are perfect for banana bread

I am a bit of a banana fiend. Instead of an apple a day, I eat a banana a day. When I was pregnant with my second child, I averaged two bananas a day ...

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Big Grove Brewery chef in national spotlight

SOLON - Big Grove Brewery's executive chef, Ben Smart, hadn't planned to be a chef. But now he's bringing national attention to Iowa with recognition ...

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Cook Club: Save sage for a winter taste of summer

As the weather cools and the year moves into November, most fresh produce has faded. Summer's juicy tomatoes and crisp cucumbers are, sadly, a mere me ...

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Everybody Eats: Some ingredients you need to have on hand

Are there things you always seem to have in your kitchen that you don't remember buying? It could be foil or cupcake liners, or spices like chili powd ...

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Everybody Eats | Get a taste of the season with apples

Judging by my social media feed, everyone and their great aunt visited the apple orchard last weekend. I love apple orchards. Whenever my husband and ...

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Cook Club: Beyond pumpkin pie

I'm not going to lie: I love a good pumpkin spice latte. It may be cliche, but that flavor of fall has me hooked. I got rid of my Uggs years ago, but ...

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Everybody Eats: Panini maker proves to be good buy

Thank you to everyone who's contacted me with tips and/or advice about my faulty oven. I read each one and attempted a few fixes, but it is officially ...

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Everybody Eats: Dental issues lead to pasta recipes

Dental issues have taken a bite out of menu planning. I had a root canal last month. I think the words root canal are scarier than the actual procedur ...

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Everybody Eats: It’s all right to cheat in the kitchen

Cheating is wrong. We all know this. It's wrong to cheat on tests. It's wrong to cheat on a loved one. It's wrong to cheat on your taxes.There is, how ...

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Bento boxes make it easy to quickly prepare for school

Thinking of jumping on the bento box lunch trend this school year?Don't be intimidated by awe-inspiring Pinterest images of Pok#xe9;mon characters car ...

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