A 19-year-old in the UK is alleging that she was denied service at a McDonald's in Holloway, London, because she was wearing a Muslim hijab. In a video of the
A pantry, dark and dusty, can so often be a place where canned goods, bought with good intent and possibility, are forgotten. Abandoned in a cobwebbed corner
Taco Bell has started testing out a burrito inspired by a California tradition in one lucky location. Taco Bell customers in Charleston, West Virginia, are
Lowell Hawthorne, the 57-year-old founder and chief executive of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, died this week in his New York factory, reportedly of a
Increasing demand for avocados has been great for producers, but it has also brought problms On the one hand, increased demand and higher prices means a lot
Saturday Night Live has found a way to make even more money from all the people hanging out at home on Saturday night, drinking wine and
Fans of Teavana may still be able to drop by their local mall to pick up a Caramel Chai or a tin of CocoCaramel Sea Salt tea for a little while longer, because
After years of false starts and soggy pies, results are in. The best pie pastry is simply toss, roll and fold.
Many of the enticing aromas of Thanksgiving are due to some behind-the-scenes ingredients -- we're not talking turkey. The unsung heroes of the holiday table
Cooking at Thanksgiving is supposed to be a joyous time, full of nurturing love for family and friends, marked by renewed appreciation for our good fortune and
Giving a turkey a pre-roast milk bath has to be one of the more unusual ways to achieve that most elusive Thanksgiving treat: A moist bird. But that's what chef
In the newspaper biz, it's all about the new, the different, the unusual. Even on the food pages.
Despite the shift online, from new videos submissions to voting, the first-place cookie entry was still handwritten, then mailed in no less. Presenting the top three winners of the
Bean gratin is a skillet of white beans, stewed with carrots and garlic, huddled under a breadcrumb crunch. Not fancy, but fantastically satisfying.
This year, after quite frankly what’s been one of the most divisive years in our lifetimes, we wanted traditional Thanksgiving recipes, with a nod to indigenous and immigrant
Sure, you could change the casserole, but then it wouldn’t be our casserole; and without that casserole, would it really be Thanksgiving?
Coconut pound cake bakes up moist and aromatic, with a dense, fine-grain crumb.
Rosti, the national pancake of Switzerland, is one big fat Frisbee that crisps up with ease, using just two ingredients.
The best ramen in Chicago is probably made by a 20-something in Buena Park.
Rehabilitating the caramel apple's bruised reputation: First, razor blades, then listeria. A warm caramel apple straight out of the pan, though, is a delight.
Seared duck breast with a wine-butter-shallot sauce makes an easy, yet elegant, fall dinner.
After a night of drinking, it's almost vital to consume carbohydrates. So when intoxicated Alex Bowen walked into a Waffle House West Columbia, South Carolina
In September, Chipotle rolled out its very own all-natural queso. Based on the mixed customer reviews, the product didn't quite live up to initial
A female-run microbrewery in Brooklyn has rereleased a craft beer in honor of the queen herself - Beyoncé, that is. "Biëryoncé" is a pilsner that packs 5
Although they tried to get away with only selling their Flamin' Hot Mac N' Cheetos sticks in the frozen aisle of some supermarkets, Burger King finally had to
Travelers "in the know" can affirm that Nicaragua is becoming one of the hottest Central American destinations for culinary and luxury travel. Those in search
There are many ways to enjoy chocolate. You can drizzle it on your ice cream, shave it from a block, or mindlessly take bite after bite from your favorite bar.
Though a traditionally simple dish, cacio e pepe has inspired Chicago chefs to create unusual, distinctive additions.
Red-wine poached pears pop up in an almond tart, a perfect fall pastry.
This cheesecake bar is made with white chocolate and swirled with cranberries flavored with orange juice, sugar, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg.
For fall salads, think fall colors: Red from radicchio and red grapes; greens from spinach and peppery arugula; golds from corn and sauteed onions.
The '80s dish salmon and sorrel still clings to menus, but it's dated. This bolder version is punctuated with lemon, pepper and garlic.
Calling all Chicago-area cookie bakers! It's time for the Chicago Tribune's annual Holiday Cookie Contest. Submissions begin Wednesday online.
Matthias Merges takes the "Ugly Food Rescue" challenge, turning banged-up peaches, slightly blemished corn and blemished tomatoes into two stellar pasta dishes.
Stuffed peppers often disappoint: undercooked peppers, crunchy rice and bland fillings.
Pastry Chef Dana Cree makes sherbet with overipe farmers market peaches
With just one ingredient (aside from water and salt), this corn soup is as simple as dump, stir and simmer.
Souffles, besides being delicious and deceptively easy to pull off, are totally old school, classy with a delicate strength, like Audrey Hepburn in a ramekin.