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Chipotle Going GMO-Free

Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced that it is using non-GMO ingredients to make all of the food in its U.S. restaurants – …

My recipe for Easy Fish Tacos.

Easy Fish Tacos

A few weeks ago my Standard-Examiner column featured easy fish tacos. Vacations offer a chance to check out new restaurants and flavors. But when …

Maple Blarney Salad at MacCool's.

Salad Trends

What are some current salad trends? I talked to several restaurants for a Standard-Examiner story, and it’s apparent that today’s trendy salads …

Before-and-after shots of "The Biggest Loser" contestant Scott Mitchell.

Biggest Loser Scott Mitchell’s New Book

I recently interviewed “The Biggest Loser” contestant Scott Mitchell about his new book, “Alive Again.” (Spring Creek Books, $16.95). In my Standard-Examiner …

Lisa and Benjamin Blodgett's Dutch oven Triple Berry Goodness Pie.

Dutch Oven Cookbook Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to “Maureen,” winner of a cookbook from the International Dutch Oven Society’s 2015 World Championship Cook-Off. It includes all the recipes from the 21 teams …

Potato Corn Chowder is made in about takes only a few minutes to make in a mug.

Meals in a Mug

When I was asked to do a class on easy cooking, I came up with some meals in a mug. I ended up …

Lisa and Benjamin Blodgett's Dutch oven Triple Berry Goodness Pie.

Dutch Oven Cookbook Giveaway

Do you want to cook like a Dutch oven champion? Here’s a Dutch oven cookbook to help. I’m giving away a copy of …

Angel Berry Trifle, a low-fat dessert you can make at home.  But what do you do at a restaurant when all the options are high in fat, sugar and calories?

How To Eat Desserts on a Diet

Here are some tips for eating desserts on a diet. When I did a story about low-calorie desserts for the Standard-Examiner, I …