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  • Champagne Risotto Jul 29, 2014 5:45 AM
    Crispy proscuitto adds flavor and crunch to Penny Kadlec's Champagne Risotto.

  • Banana Caramel Pie Jul 29, 2014 5:45 AM
    Caramel and bananas come together in a yummy and easy pie.

  • Chicken Cordon Bleu Jul 29, 2014 5:45 AM
    Penny Kadlec of Wood Dale tucks proscuitto and Gruyere into thin chicken breasts and coats them in panko for her version of chicken cordon bleu.

  • Get tickets for U.S. debut of Iraqi youth orchestra with EYSO Jul 29, 2014 1:01 AM
    The internationally acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of Iraq caps three weeks of intensive study in the U.S. with two collaborative concerts with Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra in August.

  • ‘Fried’ Fish BLT Pitas Jul 29, 2014 6:00 AM
    Tilapia bulks up BLT without adding fat.

  • ‘Team Tom’ a way for Glenview family to remember a loved one Jul 29, 2014 7:36 AM
    This is the Wood family's first time riding in Respiratory Health Association's CowaLUNGa Bike Tour. They are determined to not only raise funds for lung cancer, but want to raise awareness for lung health in general, especially the harmful effects of smoking.

  • Rolling Green Country Club hosts 49th Annual Member-Guest Invitational Jul 29, 2014 7:31 AM
    On July 18, 2014, Rolling Green Country Club kicked off their 49th Annual Member-Guest Invitational at their country club in Arlington Heights, IL.

  • Golden Retriever Rescue Group Hosts Comedy Club Event Jul 29, 2014 7:28 AM
    As Good as Gold – Golden Retreiver Rescue of Illinois will host a benefit comedy performance at the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club in Schaumburg on Sunday, August 24 at 2:00 p.m.

  • Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop Jul 29, 2014 7:20 AM
    Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called “Cheek to Cheek,” to be released this fall. “You know, it’s funny, but jazz comes a little more comfortable for me than pop music, than R&B music,” Gaga said in an interview Monday.

  • ‘Crazy Eyes’ actress Uzo Aduba is crazy about fans Jul 29, 2014 5:30 AM
    “Orange is the New Black” actress Uzo Aduba is flooded with marriage proposals these days. “People on the street, people on Twitter ask, ‘Can I be your prison wife?’ I’m like you know, ‘Name the day and the time,’” Aduba joked. Aduba plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix Inc. original series about a women’s prison. She’s nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series along with her “Orange” co-stars Laverne Cox and Natasha Lyonne.

  • Muscle, menace from Drenge on debut album Jul 29, 2014 5:45 AM
    British rock duo Drenge’s self-titled debut is pretty much perfect. That’s not a word critics of any kind should throw around lightly, and it’s not done so here. Young twentysomething brothers Eoin and Rory Loveless distill almost everything that’s been great about rock ’n’ roll over the last 25 years into 12 diamond-cut songs on their U.S. debut.

  • Bulking up the classic BLT without adding fat Jul 29, 2014 6:00 AM
    Sara Moulton always thought of the BLT as an air sandwich; it packs plenty of calories but demonstrates very little staying power. So here she's rejiggered the traditional recipe in ways that simultaneously slim it down and bulk it up.

  • South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs Jul 29, 2014 6:00 AM
    For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, “I was also quite broke and couldn’t afford new clothes.” Since 2010, Owens has been delving into thrift store racks around her Columbia, South Carolina, home, taking what some may see as outdated castoffs and whipping them into hip, trendy fashions. She says she’s made hundreds of creations, donating many to charity and at times opening up her closet to friends for their perusal.

  • What style of contemporary design are you dreaming of? Jul 29, 2014 6:00 AM
    I am always asked what exactly is contemporary design. Is it interiors that incorporate shiny chrome accents, black leather couches and spinning disco balls? Perhaps ... Is it an interior filled with abstract art? Maybe ...

  • Cook of the week: Cook’s fundraiser dinner hot auction item at school Jul 29, 2014 5:45 AM
    Once a year Wood Dale teacher's aide Penny Kadlec cooks a full meal for 10 people who outbid the competition at a school fundraiser. Cooking daily for her family of six keeps her in practice for that special meal. “There is a ton of people who look at you and respect you as a teacher, and then you’re serving them food,” she said. “But it’s really fun to be able to do that and get to know them as people versus just parents of kids at school. It’s a nice experience.”

  • From the food editor: Catching up with suburban chef-testants Jul 29, 2014 12:00 PM
    Want to know what some of our local reality TV stars have been up to lately? Brian Emmett, winner of "The American Baking Competition" tells Food Editor Deborah Pankey his book is due out next spring. And chef Paul Caravelli, a former Libertyville chef who appeared on Season 1 of "The Taste," has re-settled in Sacramento where he's making "the best pizza in the country."

  • Name change because of speech impediment causes friction Jul 29, 2014 12:35 PM
    Due to a speech impediment, she could not say her first name without embarrassment. So in college she decided to use her middle name instead, which has caused friction with her parents.

  • 7th annual Fox Lake Venetian Night set for Saturday Jul 29, 2014 12:46 PM
    Venitian Night on the Chain O' Lakes will take place Saturday, Aug, 2, on Pistakee Lake. The block party will take place on West Grand Avenue.

  • Veterans in Lovell’s Expressive Arts program receive supplies Jul 29, 2014 12:46 PM
    The Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago this month received more than $2,000 worth of oil paint, easels, brushes and canvasses for its Expressive Arts meeting room that will be put to use helping veteran patients.

  • 8th annual Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair comes to Grayslake Jul 29, 2014 1:06 PM
    Explore fiber arts at the eighth annual Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair Aug. 1-3 in the Expo Center at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake.

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