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  • 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
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