How to serve a delicious summertime dinner on a budget
Want to start entertaining again around the grill? Here's a yummy summer menu that's easy to do and easy on the wallet.
Here's a spring lover's grain dish: An aromatic pilaf topped with two types of peasHe planted his peas at the right time this spring, and that has caused a cascade of peas now and a reason to create a dish to use them all.
Home makeover 2020: Palatine boy with leukemia gets new bedroom in a boxIt took a little coaxing, but a 5-year-old cancer patient wound up on his father's shoulders and was carried out the family's Palatine home and onto the driveway Tuesday to see what his new bedroom will look like.
Foal of charm: Danada Equestrian Center welcomes newest additionMore than a month old, the first foal born at Danada in more than a decade remains the center of attention in the paddocks and a Kentucky-style barn steeped in history.
Olive tapenade is an easy-to-make tasty jack-of-all-tradesMaking your own tapenade is easy, and it's super tasty on bread, crackers, pasta, pizza and much more.
How a volunteer turned a gift card into outpouring of support for domestic violence survivorsA volunteer's effort raised more than $2,000 worth of meals and much-needed supplies for domestic violence survivors survivors who escape their abusers and flee to Family Shelter Service, the DuPage branch of Metropolitan Family Services.
In defense of the oft-maligned kale saladDaily Herald multiplatform editor Deb Finken mounts a passionate defense of the kale and kale salad in particular.
'Sundown towns': Museum leading research on housing discrimination for exhibitNaper Settlement is leading a group of museums to uncover the history of housing discrimination in the northern and western United States.
How risky is flying during the coronavirus pandemic?Air travel means spending time in security lines and airport terminals, which puts you into close contact with other people. As travel slowly recovers, planes are becoming more crowded, which means you will likely sit close to other people, often for hours, which raises your risk.
Dining events: Patio Party, pop-up dinner and sweet treats for the 4thFor July 4, Garibaldi's hosts a Patio Party and Head's Red BBQ holds a pop-up dinner at Wolfden Brewing Company in Bloomingdale. Or try Santo Cielo's new Summer Garden or the recently opened Obscurity Brewing in Elburn, this week on the suburban dining scene.
How to ease your dog's fear of thunderstorms, fireworksIt is heartbreaking for a pet parent when you dog is afraid of thunderstorms. A normally happy, well-behaved dog can turn into an anxious, panting, pacing, hiding and whining dog at best, and a destructive beast at worst.
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Iranian Hostage freed, Pee Wee baseball, Jim Harbaugh Bruce Sutter and more