( Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune )
You knew there'd be days like this. The kids are bored. There's nothing to do. Mini-spats are simmering.
Glazing vegetables, is the most basic technique of cooking, and it's as fundamental to a cook's repertoire as roasting a chicken.
New cookbook debunks fears that vegetarians don't get enough protein but concentrates on taste rather than nutrition.
It's a labor of love with this specialty dish composed of fresh noodles, cheese baked in homemade broth instead of sauce.