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Lubeznik's ArtBash is foodie heaven on the beach and a beer rally in Chicago

Lubeznik's ArtBash is foodie heaven on the beach and a beer rally in Chicago

A dozen restaurants are in the mix for ArtBash at the Lubeznik Center on Saturday and there is a rally for homebrewer support at Revolution in…

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Time to get your fill of fest fare

Time to get your fill of fest fare

Summer is prime time for festivals. And the celebratory atmosphere at fairs and fests always includes food.

July 10, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Celebrity Kitchen: Actor sails through culinary creation process

Celebrity Kitchen: Actor sails through culinary creation process

Actor Drew McVety showcases expert talents in the musical theater arena and on the culinary stage.

July 09, 2014 5:30 pm

A summer primer to grilling backyard barbecue ribs

A summer primer to grilling backyard barbecue ribs

It was one of those culinary epiphanies. I realized you rarely get great barbecued ribs from a restaurant. They have to come from backyards.

July 09, 2014 1:00 am

A summer sausage roll with a triple dose of fennel

A summer sausage roll with a triple dose of fennel

Fennel loves fat. That's why fennel seeds are such a common seasoning in sausages. They contribute a mildly peppery, fresh flavor that cuts th…

July 09, 2014 1:00 am

Food Bites

Murder Mystery Dinner

July 09, 2014 1:00 am

An impressive way to grill a whole cauliflower

An impressive way to grill a whole cauliflower

Last summer, the hip way to handle cauliflower was to treat it like a steak.

July 09, 2014 1:00 am

FROM the FARM: Tiramisu dessert tribute takes top honor at Taste of Care

FROM the FARM: Tiramisu dessert tribute takes top honor at Taste of Care

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader S…

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

Culinary canvas: Diverse flavors, ethnic foods star at Taste of Chicago

Culinary canvas: Diverse flavors, ethnic foods star at Taste of Chicago

Grant Park will soon buzz with locals and tourists blending together to make the food festival of all food festivals known as Taste of Chicago.

July 08, 2014 11:18 pm Photos

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Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Cherries and Shallots

Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Cherries and Shallots

Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Cherries and Shallots

July 06, 2014 1:00 am

Morning meals: Breakfast is served in the Region

Morning meals: Breakfast is served in the Region

Whether you're looking for a substantial breakfast to enjoy with friends before your workday begins or you'd like a leisurely breakfast on the…

July 03, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Chili gets grinder treatment for Fourth of July

Chili gets grinder treatment for Fourth of July

With all due respect to vegetarians, Fourth of July grub at my house has to hit several key criteria.

July 02, 2014 1:00 am

Jazzing up a juicy Lucy for July Fourth cookouts

Jazzing up a juicy Lucy for July Fourth cookouts

July Fourth is a wonderfully over-the-top holiday. Which is why it would be a shame to offer up just basic grilled burgers at your cookout.

July 02, 2014 1:00 am

See summer through rose-colored glasses of wine

See summer through rose-colored glasses of wine

Pink wines are white hot right now, and there's never been more to choose from.

July 02, 2014 1:00 am

July Fourth celebrations didn't always include pie

July Fourth celebrations didn't always include pie

Apple pie may be as American as the Fourth of July, but it probably wasn't on the table when the holiday first began.

July 02, 2014 1:00 am

Blueberry Bliss: Time is ripe for picking

Blueberry Bliss: Time is ripe for picking

Fruit lovers know mid-summer brings blueberries to the forefront.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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FROM the FARM: Strawberries fade, but memories bloom in July

FROM the FARM: Strawberries fade, but memories bloom in July

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader S…

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Edible Flowers: Beyond a pop of color, flowers bring big flavor

Edible Flowers: Beyond a pop of color, flowers bring big flavor

Sure they're safe to eat but we don't often munch on them; instead we push them aside to get to the main course. But edible flowers come in al…

June 29, 2014 12:54 pm Photos

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Corn Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Lemon-Chive Cream

Corn Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Lemon-Chive Cream

1/4 cup light sour cream

June 29, 2014 1:00 am

Prepare for produce and major deck-dining this season

Prepare for produce and major deck-dining this season

This weekend we will be entertaining houseguests and home-grilling. Ever optimistic about the weather, we have abandoned Plan B and will fire …

June 26, 2014 10:00 am

Meatheads opens first eatery in Northwest Indiana

Meatheads opens first eatery in Northwest Indiana

Personnel behind Meatheads, the casual eatery with the slogan "thoughtful food by caring people" recently brought the restaurant to Northwest Indiana.

June 26, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Holiday sweets: Keep the grill going for a colorful July 4 dessert

Holiday sweets: Keep the grill going for a colorful July 4 dessert

As somebody who spends a whole lot of time thinking about grilling, I love that so many Americans celebrate July Fourth by busting out the grill.

June 25, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie

Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie

My all-time favorite dessert is cherry pie. Yes, I rank it higher than any chocolate concoction you can name. I even like the gluey, over-thic…

June 25, 2014 1:00 am

Toasting July Fourth in true colonial fashion

Toasting July Fourth in true colonial fashion

You know George Washington and John Hancock as founding fathers. But what about George Washington, successful whiskey distiller? Or John Hanco…

June 25, 2014 1:00 am

Sweet and savory treats at new Harry Potter park

Sweet and savory treats at new Harry Potter park

Food at the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley park at Universal Orlando Resort is based on traditional British cuisine, with so…

June 25, 2014 1:00 am

Double dose of lemon-pepper pops in pulled chicken

Double dose of lemon-pepper pops in pulled chicken

For a fresh take on barbecued pulled pork we decided to reinvent it from the bottom up. And we started by ditching the pork.

June 25, 2014 1:00 am

FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt

FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt

Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try to pr…

June 25, 2014 1:00 am

True BBQ and Whiskey Bar opens in Munster

True BBQ and Whiskey Bar opens in Munster

MUNSTER | After making an appearance at Crown Point’s corn roast, True BBQ and Whiskey Bar opened its doors Tuesday, hoping to bring “a modern…

June 21, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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It's Time: Tomorrow is Lake Michigan Shore Wine Fest at Weko Beach

It's Time: Tomorrow is Lake Michigan Shore Wine Fest at Weko Beach

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival begins mid-day Saturday at Weko Beach; GR is extending the August Restaurant week to 12 days and July is nat…

June 19, 2014 10:00 am

The time is ripe for picking strawberries

The time is ripe for picking strawberries

Strawberry season is upon the Region. Produce fans will find there are many opportunities to pick and purchase the juicy red fruit.

June 19, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Food Bites

Food Bites

New THINaddictives

June 18, 2014 6:15 pm

Recipes for Strawberry Season: Triple glazing strawberry-balsamic pork tenderloin

Recipes for Strawberry Season: Triple glazing strawberry-balsamic pork tenderloin

When you discover foods that have a natural affinity for one another, it's easy to find numerous excuses to enjoy them together.

June 18, 2014 1:00 am

Eating your way through Indy with the kids

Eating your way through Indy with the kids

When you head out of town with the family, your thoughts may be on sticking with a familiar and reliable fast food chain, but if a visit to In…

June 18, 2014 1:00 am

A potato salad with a patriotic and tasty side

A potato salad with a patriotic and tasty side

The Fourth of July is one of those holidays when it is hard to resist playing up the theme in the food.

June 18, 2014 1:00 am

FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader S…

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

FROM the FARM: Stuffed cabbage recipe celebrates Sunday's Croatian Day

FROM the FARM: Stuffed cabbage recipe celebrates Sunday's Croatian Day

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader S…

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

Recipes for Strawberry Season: Pistachios and strawberries combine for easy torte

Recipes for Strawberry Season: Pistachios and strawberries combine for easy torte

The sweet, slightly acidic flavor of fresh strawberries begs for a rich, crunchy accompaniment. And for that, we turned to pistachios.

June 17, 2014 11:17 pm Related

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits

2 cups 2 percent reduced-fat milk

June 15, 2014 1:00 am

Perfectly Paired: Local chefs take pride in finding the perfect complement

Perfectly Paired: Local chefs take pride in finding the perfect complement

When chefs develop standout recipes for special wine dinner menus, a blend of artistic and even scientific factors come into play.

June 12, 2014 4:01 pm Photos

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Fire up the grill for Burger Wars and Corn Roast

Fire up the grill for Burger Wars and Corn Roast

Summer is in full swing and it's time to get the cover off the grill.---Kathleen Dorsey, Managing Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 12, 2014 10:00 am

Fine Italian fare stars at Munster's Cafe Borgia

Fine Italian fare stars at Munster's Cafe Borgia

Mike and Karen Jesso have been offering creative Italian recipes to dining fans for nearly three decades.

June 12, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Dining Buzz

Enjoy Dinner and Show

June 12, 2014 1:00 am

Grilled salad: Reason to finally use grilling pan

Grilled salad: Reason to finally use grilling pan

As I contemplated a grilled salad, I realized I might finally have found a use for one of my six pans.

June 11, 2014 1:00 am

Grilling, halloumi offer fresh take on Greek salad

Grilling, halloumi offer fresh take on Greek salad

If you haven't yet tried halloumi, often also called Greek grilling cheese, let this recipe for a romaine salad be your excuse.

June 11, 2014 1:00 am

Amish Cook: Zucchini blends in flavorful pie

It is a rainy Wednesday in June as I write this. Son Kevin’s class went to a state park in Indiana today for their school field trip. I am hop…

June 11, 2014 1:00 am

Making lamb a little leaner for a healthier burger

Making lamb a little leaner for a healthier burger

Beef may claim to be what's for dinner in America, but in the Middle East that honor often goes to lamb.

June 11, 2014 1:00 am

Fruity shrimp cocktail suited for a summer picnic

Fruity shrimp cocktail suited for a summer picnic

Most of us know the secret to amazing homemade cocktail sauce: spike some ketchup with horseradish, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce and y…

June 11, 2014 1:00 am

Celebrity Spotlight: Hot stuff! Chris Lemmon shares signature chili recipe

Celebrity Spotlight: Hot stuff! Chris Lemmon shares signature chili recipe

For Chris Lemmon, stepping into the kitchen is a real joy.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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FROM the FARM: Easy 'No Peek Stew' perfect for hearty Father's Day appetites

FROM the FARM: Easy 'No Peek Stew' perfect for hearty Father's Day appetites

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Can-do Attitude: Food preservation makes a comeback

Can-do Attitude: Food preservation makes a comeback

Preservation is a way of capturing the tastes of the seasons at a time when food is at its peak and in abundance.

June 10, 2014 12:03 pm Photos

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