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August 15, 2017
Best bites: Cookies, chips and chips
August 15, 2017 - 1:38pm
August 14, 2017
Coffee and milk chocolate combine for a custard to pour over plain vanilla ice cream. (Food styling by Joan Moravek.)  (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Transform ice cream into coffee sundae
August 14, 2017 - 12:59pm
August 9, 2017
Jillian Forte, executive chef At Sara's Table Chester Creek Cafe, sets a completed order out on the counter for a server on a recent morning at the cafe. She always considers what’s in season, what she craves eating and what’s available in the area when writing menu items for the cafe. Bob King /
Food is her Forte: Head chef Jillian Forte uses travel, community to set the tone At Sara's Table Chester Creek Cafe
August 9, 2017 - 4:14am
August 8, 2017
Lamb and Kalamata olive sausages are formed by hand then skewered for cooking. Serve them with a minted tomato sauce. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Sausage lover's menu
August 8, 2017 - 5:17pm
NIBBLES & NOTES: OMC tops in the South, Dubh Linn tops for whiskey
August 8, 2017 - 4:11pm
August 2, 2017
Simeon Gant prepares a salad for his dinner on July 6,. Gant gave up pork 20 years ago, then beef five years ago. He no longer cooks chicken at home but occasionally eats it when he's out. He's one of a growing number of people who are being called Reducetarians. Gant said that he has seen improvements in his health as he started eating more vegetables in his diet. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Trying to cut back on eating meat? You’re a reducetarian
August 2, 2017 - 3:24pm
Enjoying homemade popsicles on a hot summer day. (Steve Mellon/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)
Cool off with homemade ice pops
August 2, 2017 - 3:08pm
Make Grilled Pesto Chicken with Berry Salad with basil, garlic and chicken breasts. (Susan Tusa/Detroit Free Press/TNS)
Pesto stuffed chicken is a summer favorite
August 2, 2017 - 7:21am
Make Blueberry-Pecan Bread with unsalted butter, Greek yogurt and milk. (Nate Guidry/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)
Blueberry baking: Seasonal fruit is ripe for the oven — and in spiked slushies
August 2, 2017 - 5:00am
August 1, 2017
Harissa Swirl 'Banzo Bake from "YumUniverse: Pantry to Plate" by Heather Crosby sports a flatbread base made with garbanzo (hence 'banzo) flour, curled zucchini ribbons and a harissa sauce. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
From blog to cookbook: Plant-based eating catches on in cookbooks
August 1, 2017 - 6:21pm
July 26, 2017
Whipped cream, strawberries, some sugar and a little lemon zest and vanilla extract for a flavor boost - that's all you need for this fool, an easy summer dessert. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Strawberry Fool dessert can help in a pinch
July 26, 2017 - 7:48am
HOOPS ON HOPS: All about wheat beer, styles, stories and summer
July 26, 2017 - 4:00am
July 25, 2017
Ryan Woodfill fills a glass with a strawberry beer at Canal Park Brewing. He’ll be pouring the beer at All Pints North. Steve Kuchera /
All Pints North: Bayfront hosts summer brewfest on Saturday
July 25, 2017 - 8:02pm
July 19, 2017
"Game of Thrones" wines. (MJ Wickham)
Drink 'Game of Thrones' wine. It's so much better than getting beheaded
July 19, 2017 - 1:48pm
For a light summery lunch or simple appetizer, grill up some rustic bread, slather it with garlic-oil doused ricotta and top with grilled zucchini ribbons. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Grill zucchini for this summer sandwich
July 19, 2017 - 10:37am