Cook of the Week Challengers face tough ingredients in round 2
Using lemon mackerel, broccolini, whole wheat pasta and hemp seeds, our seven home cooks came up with a range of tasty dishes to wow judges in Cook of the Week Challenge round 2.
Fall flavors of pork, apples and cornbread blend into a memorable mealFall is the perfect time to enjoy a succulent dish of pork, says Penny Kazmier. Here she pairs pork, apples and cornbread.
Enter Elgin's Nightmare on Chicago Street if you dareStreet theater takes on new meaning Saturday, Oct. 19, when Elgin presents the city's homage to Halloween called Nightmare on Chicago Street.
Here's the Scoop: Why don't the teeth fall out of a skeleton's skull?Schaumburg High School sophomore Ely was looking at skeletons and wondering why teeth don't fall out as a body decays. We have the answer.
Google debuts Pixel 4 phone, wireless earbuds with AIThe Pixel 4 phone promises to respond to AI queries even faster than before, while a home Wi-Fi system is getting the AI features for the first time. The company also unveiled a new smart speaker and wireless earbuds, both invoking the AI-powered Google Assistant.
Festivals Oct. 18-24: All Hallows Eve, Nightmare on Chicago Street & other Halloween happeningsAll Hallow's Eve celebrations mark the season in Arlington Heights and Naperville, while Glen Ellyn hosts Pumpkin Flotilla Fest. Check out our list of these and other fall fests happening this weekend and next week.
Elk Grove mother and daughter volunteer weekly at Shedd AquariumFor the last year, seventh-grader Isabella Maldonado of Elk Grove Village and her mother, Heather, have volunteered once a week at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.
They found a stack of World War II love letters for sale. Then they began to unravel the mystery of who wrote them.The letters were in the relic room of Smoky Mountain Knife Works in eastern Tennessee.
You can't go wrong with potatoes, but here's how to pick the right onesLearning to pick the right potato for the job can be confusing, but we offer some guidelines for making getting it right easier.
How Elmhurst teacher averted burnout to become one of state's top instructorsSandburg Middle School teacher Jen Leban was confronting burnout and thinking about a career change when a new opportunity came along. Now the Elmhurst teacher is one of 10 finalists for the 2020 Illinois Teacher of the Year Award.
The front-yard vegetable garden. Will suburbia stand for it?Lawns are in retreat as gardeners want more space for treasured plants, for rain gardens, for pollinator gardens and even as a place to tuck herbs and other culinary plants in with the ornamentals. Is suburbia ready for a full-blown upfront veggie garden, in all its late-summer raggedness?
Through the Film Magnifier: Ozzy Osbourne, Ronnie Howard, Belly Dancing, Pony Paper Delivery and more