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This tortilla egg wrap can power you through a busy morning or quick lunch break

“Are you with me?” Nadiya Hussain says as she whisks eggs in a measuring cup. “Can you see how quick” – she drops the whisk to wave her hands in circles – “this is happening?” I was watching...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

A guide to lentils: How to choose and use the tiny protein-packed powerhouses

Lentils don’t always have the most exciting reputation. People tend to associate the tiny pulse with dark brown, mushy and bland soups, says cookbook author Crescent Dragonwagon. Other cultures...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Burger King’s latest dig at McDonald’s: Creepy clowns to haunt your dreams

Nearly 30 years ago, Hollywood released the horror flick “Candyman” about a Chicago graduate student who researches an urban legend involving a boogeyman who materializes whenever you say his name...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to make an excellent coffee pour-over and start your day right

When I broke my favorite glass coffee dripper this summer, I took it as an opportunity to explore the latest in home brewing equipment. I spent a few days researching devices before settling on a...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

As winter approaches, Eat Zawadi diversifies its menu

As warm weather fades – but the coronavirus lingers – some eateries are changing their menus and tactics, including the relatively new Eat Zawadi. The restaurant, which opened in late spring in...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

These caramel apples are all treat, no tricks

When you’ve been with someone as long as my husband and I have, you end up with a lot of running jokes. One of ours is how I always ogle the caramel apples in specialty shops and then never...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This Instant Pot Beef Stew is rich, hearty and ready in 45 minutes

Do you ever give yourself kitchen challenges? Every now and again I impose a set of parameters on myself to see if I can bring a meal in at a certain cost, with a specified number of ingredients or...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Halloween at home? Here are some tricks for making treats with kids

Halloween falls on a Saturday this year. That’s every child’s dream, right? No school the next day, so they can trick or treat, go to haunted houses and ... But this is 2020 – a year that feels as...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Bacon- and chicken-scented masks are here and, really, you shouldn’t be surprised

It was, perhaps, inevitable that food companies would see the masks that we’re wearing these days and envision them as blank canvases onto which they could project their brands’ advertising. To...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to make light, chewy, flavor-packed flour tortillas at home

Proficiency in Italian and counted cross-stitch are two things I thought I might learn during quarantine. I don’t know what happened to all those months, but I can’t speak Italian and I haven’t...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Maple syrup and dates add a healthful spin to baked apples

The autumnal aroma filling your kitchen as this dessert bakes will have you swooning well before its time to dig in. It’s an anticipation that makes eating it even better, priming you for the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Why making your diet part of your identity is bad for your health - and society

American dieters have a bad case of one-thing-itis. Every diet that has gotten traction in my lifetime, an unconscionably long time, has boiled weight loss down to one thing. Sure, the thing...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

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