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  • Short on time? Start with a mix

    Start with a 12-ounce bag of stuffing mix, flavor of your choice. Prepare according to package directions, but add one of the following combinations b ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

    Ready for the annual Thanksgiving math quiz?QUESTION: How large a turkey do you need if you are expe ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A 101 on great turkey stuffing

    For many Americans, the true star of the Thanksgiving table is not the big bird, but the stuffing (usually moistened with gravy). Given that, I believ ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ballet: Artistry in Movement that Spans the Globe

    Although the origins of ballet can be traced back to the Renaissance period and the early court dances in France and Italy, it has become an art form ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Introduces VELscope System

    Bull Valley Dentistry is proud to announce that we have incorporated the VELscope® System into our dental practice.                              
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Healthy holiday recipes

    Stuffed Pumpkin1 sugar pumpkin2 cups (uncooked) brown Basmati rice2 cups (cooked) chickpeas4 cups al ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Wellness coach says to put feast into focus

    The holidays are fast approaching, and with them come parties, family gatherings and plenty of temptation. But most people don’t have an extra 5 or 10 ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Local experts help set the Thanksgiving scene

    The holidays are upon us, and with them come plenty of parties and plenty of eats. So get your best pair of elastic pants ready because we’ve got the ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Plan meal, festivities ahead of time for Thanksgiving day

    When it comes to wrangling the Thanksgiving meal onto the table, one motto gets it right: Be prepared.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Hot rod heritage

    It doesn’t get any better for a father than to see his son have the same passion for something that has been near and dear to him his whole life.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Longtime smokers benefit from free low-dose CT lung screenings at Centegra

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month is the right time to schedule a low-dose CT lung screening at Centegra Health System. The screenings, which check the heal ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • ‘Mockingjay': No revolution

    All is not well in Panem. At the conclusion of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” Katniss’s (Jennifer Lawrence) force-field shattering arrow left the ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Raue’s ‘Hardbody’ a Chicago premiere

    Getting a Nissan Hardbody truck on stage was a bit of a challenge as the Raue Center prepared for its upcoming musical production of “Hands on a Hardb ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Chicago Symphony trumpeter to perform with McHenry County Youth Orchestra

    Kids sat still, listening patiently in their chairs. All eyes forward, they focused on an adult at the head of the room who just told them to pay atte ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Pets are great for health

    Even your pet loves Santa. Join pet lovers on Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Gary Lang Subaru, on ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:18 am
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