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Marble rye breads add some style to our daily sustenance

| | May 23 2017 - 6:12am | Comments

We eat with our eyes. We’re not sure who first made this brilliant observation, but they were spot-on, describing how our brains make a connection between a food’s appearance and how much we enjoy it.

  1. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 10:22am

    Gnocchi can be found throughout Italy in various shapes and flavors. I’m partial to the variety lightened (if you can believe it) with potato. These take readily to all manner of seasonings and sauce.

  2. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 10:22am

    As much as I love prime rib, beef tenderloin is much easier to prepare, easier to carve and the leftovers are good cold.

  3. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 10:22am

    You have probably seen kohlrabi, also called cabbage turnip, in the supermarket or at farmer’s markets recently and wondered what to do with it.

  4. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 1:11pm

    St. Patrick’s Day, aka the Feast of St. Patrick, is devoted not only to “the wearing o’ the green,” but the eating of the green. Both customs nod to the color of the shamrock, one of the great totems of Ireland, of which Patrick is the patron saint.

  5. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 11:26am

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — In 1991, Disney struck gold with “Beauty and the Beast.” The film enchanted audiences and critics alike, and raked in several hundred million dollars along the way, but also upended expectations of what an animated film could be.

  6. Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:05am

    BEAUMONT, Calif. — It was one of the more unusual calls the California Highway Patrol has received: Someone reported seeing a cow trying to climb out of a small car parked alongside an interstate.

  7. Posted: Mar 8 2017 - 12:05am

    CROSSVILLE, Ill. — Mementoes of a southern Illinois couple’s wedding and engagement have been found nearly 50 miles away after a tornado tore their home from its foundation.

  8. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 11:16am

    CHICAGO — Gorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes.

  9. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 12:05am

    St. Patrick’s Day traditions in the United States run deep. We eat corned beef and cabbage, we drink green beer, and we shame our co-workers into wearing green sweaters to the office. If you’re looking for a change of pace this year (except for the sweaters, which are mandatory), maybe a menu swap is in order.

  10. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 12:05am

    College kids dash out at all hours to Insomnia Cookies for chocolate chunk or oatmeal raisin. What happened to work ethic? What happened to melting butter and beating eggs? It takes 10 minutes to mix cookie batter, and those are minutes well spent.

  11. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 12:05am

    Is it not enjoyable to take advantage of another culture’s holiday to explore new recipes and treat yourself to something delicious? It is.

  12. Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 12:05am

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A long-haul semitrailer driver from Minnesota thought he had lost his feline traveling companion for good when the cat jumped out of his truck at a rest stop in Ohio.

  13. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Q: A recent recipe called for sea salt. Can table salt be substituted in equal measures? — Barbara Knoppe, Madison Heights, Mich.

  14. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Barbacoa beef, or pork or lamb or goat, is by definition slowly cooked meat. The word is Mexican, and originally referred to a cooking method by which parts of an animal were wrapped in leaves, and steamed and smoked simultaneously over fire.

  15. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Like many families, we try to minimize the amount of processed sugar we eat. But, it is lurking everywhere, and we are eating far more processed sugar than our grandparents did. How to combat this trend that seems to have sneaked up on us?