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Food & Drink

  • Conventional Celtic recipes get jazzed up for St. Patty’s day Food.phatch

    I’d like to believe that there is nothing better than a slow cooked, flavorful meal on a Sunday. The idea brings me all the feelings of warmth and comfort that came from eating the many meatloaf, roast beef and .

  • The right amount of tracking, support helps dieters Health food

    So it’s the end of February. If you made a New Year’s weight-loss resolution, chances are good that by now you’ve hit a plateau. How do you stay on track with your diet and push through? The .

  • 11th annual food festival brings new spins on classic cowboy dish Kiteschili.phatch

    On Saturday, people went to Aggieville to get their fill — of chili that is. The 11th-annual Little Apple Optimist Club Chili Crawl featured all kinds of chili recipes from restaurants in Aggieville. No two chilies were exactly alike. Even those .

  • With its rich, malty flavors, Oktoberfest is king of the fall beers Beer

    The fall means it’s time for lots of different seasonal foods: pumpkin bread, pies and, for those who love a good brew, it is also time for a popular style of beer called Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is usually described as .

  • Fruit, pecan or pumpkin, pie can be a treat any time of year Pie.phatch

    When the crisp mornings of fall finally blanket over the sunflower state it’s finally the season for one of my favorite baked goods: pie. Now, that’s not to say that pie can’t be made other points of .

  • Plan includes whole grains, fruits, veggies while kicking out the junk Food illustration tuesday.phatch

    On the surface, the idea of eating a non-processed food diet might seem like a daunting undertaking. Cutting out chemically processed convenience foods might seem almost impossible for our busy lifestyles, but this plan offers an array of recipes and .

  • Desire to share rural life inspired farm-to-table event Guestshorsdoeuvres.phatch

    Mary Mertz was never much of a country girl. Twenty-five years ago, she never would have dreamed of living on a farm. For most of her life, the Chicago native was a city girl through and through. But when she .

  • Hibachi Hut’s annual dinner features Cajun food with a side of history Food 2 phatch

    Once a teacher, always a teacher,” said Sandra Becker, co-owner of Hibachi Hut who, like her husband, is retired from more than 30 years of working in public schools. That’s why the restaurant’s annual Mardi Gras dinner has become .


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