May 14th, 2019 12:00 PM
Italian beef sandwiches are simple things: juicy meat, bread, sweet or hot peppers.
April 24th, 2019 12:00 PM
As with most dishes, the origin of the enchilada is uncertain. Recently, we sat down to lunch at Margaritas on Oak Park Avenue. I ordered enchiladas Suizas, which is one enchilada dish whose origin is well documented.
April 8th, 2019 12:00 PM
Pigs in a Blanket are, traditionally, kind of trashy, at least if they're prepared correctly: biscuits (or puff pastry dough) from a Pillsbury can and mini-hot dogs, wrapped up and heated for a few minutes. Such a preparation only barely deserves to be called "cooked."
April 1st, 2019 12:00 PM
Ammoniated licorice is a real thing. Popular in places including the Middle East and Northern Europe, the taste of this licorice will remind you of bleach.
March 18th, 2019 12:00 PM
The tamale is an infinitely variable carbohydrate platform filled with meat, vegetables or fruit.
March 13th, 2019 12:00 PM
You can enjoy oatmeal cookies and still feel that you're eating healthy…because, you know, oats are good for you.
February 18th, 2019 12:00 PM
You don't have to choose between just two varieties of clam chowder.
February 1st, 2019 10:00 AM
One of my favorite forms of America's favorite tuber is the Tater Tot…and yes, Tater Tots have a day all their own; it's February 2! Woohoo!!
January 17th, 2019 12:00 PM
Fritos are "the original corn chip." It says so on the bag. They were certainly the first corn chip I ever had. Fritos are more than just a snack, however; they have become an ingredient
January 4th, 2019 10:21 AM
Molletes are simply a bolillo, a small Mexican roll, cut in half, with some of the breading scooped out and replaced with black beans topped with cheese. National Bean Day is January 6. We celebrate with molletes.
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