King Arthur Flour Comes to Chicagoland

Scanning through the local paper can prove to be a rewarding endeavor for the thrifty cook these days. I found myself lucky to see a tiny...

French Breakfast to Go: Toasted Bread with Créme Frâiche and Jam

In a rush to get out the door in the morning, it's often difficult to make something portable, easy to handle and tasty, all...

Update on Cabot Cheddar Cheese (Halal)

In response to the message posted from Jen at Cabot (in my original post about Cabot's Cheddar), I just wanted to make a special post...

Cabot’s Halal Certified Cheddar Cheese

Shopping at Costco is both exciting and overwhelming. I always worry that I'll miss something and equally worry that I'll buy something in my...

Halal Tamales

I owe my husband the credit of pursuing the creation of this totally dhabiha (meat slaughtered in the Islamically correct way) halal chicken tamale....

My Cleaning Tip on Ehow.com

I've had so much success in my kitchen with this tried and true method of removing food after frying and cooking in other ways...

Stuffed Tortellini Recipe Gets a Halal Substitute

Today I learned more about a renowned food writer, Marcella Hazan, than I had known before.  She appeared today on the Martha Stewart Show preparing...

Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Sauté: My Recipe in Cooking Light Magazine That Started...

If you're looking for a quick and easy dish that is bursting with flavor, check out my recipe for Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Saute, which appeared in Cooking...

Making Homemade Yogurt Has Never Been Easier

I was attracted to the book, French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure by Mirielle Guiliano, not because I wanted to...

Processing Summer Garden Tomatoes

Just as soon as spring approached, we began contemplating what to plant in our summer garden. The consensus was that we wanted plenty of...