• A lot riding on MKC, Lincoln’s new SUV

    I’ve been having trouble sorting out all the Lincoln MK-named series cars for years, and now another one comes along to add to the confusion. But here ...
    March 5, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Planit 10: Things to do March 5 to March 12

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) DAVE COULIER WHEN: 8 p.m. March 12 WHERE: R ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • ‘Second Best’ Marigold lives up to title

    If you’re going to do a movie sequel that doesn’t quite measure up to the original and seems rather hurriedly cobbled together, well, OK. Many filmmak ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Baroque trio brings rare sound, instruments to Crystal Lake stage

    Not only are the performers of Trio Settecento known worldwide for the classical music they play, but so are their instruments.
    March 5, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • 'Drowsy Chaperone' at Woodstock Opera House features actual plane

    Even the cast of “The Drowsy Chaperone” didn’t quite believe they could pull it off. A plane landing ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Woodstock's Music4Martin to honor Dr. King Jr. legacy

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ ”
    March 5, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Master the art of deglazing a pan with steak au poivre

    One of the main reasons carnivores love meat is because of its depth of flavor. And the easiest way to magnify that flavor is to brown the meat.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Don’t strain yourself to poach an egg

    Several years ago, Lyonnais salads were quite the rage in New York’s French bistros. Then the fad faded, and I forgot all about them. That is until th ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Recipe of the Week: Best PB Cookies

    Recipe of the Week: Best PB CookiesSubmitted by Katt Dull of Woodstock1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 c ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Delicious lemon-pepper pork was supposed to be chicken

    This is the pork tenderloin that was supposed to be a chicken. But it ended up being one of those delicious mistakes I was so glad I made.
    March 3, 2015 - 3:21 pm
  • Wintertime broccoli blues can be brightened with sliced lemon

    Anyone else suffering the broccoli blues?Truth is, it’s such a versatile vegetable seemingly unbound ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:21 pm
  • Spring is coming to Downtown Crystal Lake

    Rejuvenate your spirit with a trip to historic Downtown Crystal Lake. Shop, eat and enjoy the transformation to better weather.
    March 3, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • True sobriety needed to stop cycle

    “Jason” has been a drug user from the time he was a sophomore in high school. He managed to get decent grades and stay out of trouble, but by the time ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Getting a Grip: Where the mental health system fails

    I recently got a call from a distraught father, whose schizophrenic son was about to be homeless. The young man had been living with his mother, but h ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Planit 10: Things to do Feb. 26 to March 5

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
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