April Simmons

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Loco for Tacos

We'll admit it, we're obsessed. Tacos are casual, portable and oh-so-customizable — our new favorite way to consume trendy ingredient combos that put …

Recipes

How Bartenders Use Sous Vide to Make You a Better Cocktail

At three-Michelin-starred Alinea in Chicago, executive chef Mike Bagale uses sous vide—a cooking technique in which an ingredient is vacu-sealed in a …

Sous-vide Cooking

The Secret That Brings These Pancakes to Life

A sourdough starter is not a metaphor, I tell myself when one dies on my watch. It’s a bit of fermented flour, a microbial jumble of bacteria and yeast, used by cooks to raise doughs and give baked things a delicious, complicated tang. It is not a plant, or a low-maintenance pet in a romantic …

Long-form Journalism

Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s GOOD OMENS Gets a Miniseries From Amazon

After 27 years, Neil Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett‘s novel, <i>Good Omens</i>, will finally be coming to television. And this time, Gaiman is taking care of …

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

KFC recipe revealed? Tribune shown family scrapbook with 11 herbs and spices

So many stories have been told about Colonel Sanders and his Kentucky Fried Chicken, it's impossible to know where the truth ends and the fiction begins.<p>This is one of those stories. A mix of memory, mystery and a pinch of "what if?" It involves one of the best-kept culinary secrets of all time, …