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  • Grilling an impressive way to cook cauliflower

    Last summer, the hip way to handle cauliflower was to treat it like a steak.It was a trick that star ...
    July 8, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Recipe of the Week: Tater Tot Casserole

    Tater Tot CasseroleSubmitted by Cherie Rickert of McHenry2 pounds lean ground beef1 10-ounce can of ...
    July 8, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Oh, bacon!

    Oh, bacon.It's the essence of breakfast.The smell alone makes you starving.Whether you pan-fry the o ...
    July 8, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Salad loses the leafy greens

    With salad season in full swing, it's inevitable that you soon will be sick of your go-to mix of greens. Doesn't matter if you favor romaine or Boston ...
    July 8, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Enter the Best Garden in McHenry County Contest

    The Northwest Herald announces the inaugural "Best Garden in McHenry County" contest. Sponsored by ...
    July 11, 2014 - 2:15 pm
  • 2015 Golf shows Volkswagen can compete

    SAN FRANCISCO — I admire a car company that stages a test drive of a major new product in some of the worst traffic in the country. It shows confidenc ...
    July 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Fuel economy no mirage

    Mitsubishi's 2014 Mirage can be described in several ways, but all of them add up to this: The hatchback is small, economical and devoid of pretension ...
    July 8, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Honda Fit fills the subcompact niche

    Ordinary things done exceptionally well yield extraordinary products. Witness the subject of this week's column, the 2015 Honda Fit EX subcompact hatc ...
    July 8, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Oral Cancer Screening Early Detection of Oral Cancer is Key!

    During your dental examination, our dentists checks you neck and oral tissues for lumps, red or white patches or recurring sore areas. Screening f ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Sunday Supper: Butternut Barbecue Pulled Pork

    Here was the problem: I needed dinner ready by 7:15 p.m. But I was going to be out of the house for the two hours before that.
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keillor celebrates 40 years of popular radio show

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Garrison Keillor has a new book out, a collection spanning his decades as storyteller, novelist and radio show host. This summe ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Parents get camp news online

    NEW YORK (AP) — Not long ago, parents who sent children to sleep-away camp might wait days or even weeks for a letter. And they'd be lucky if their ki ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kerth: Have you hugged your hardware lately?

    My buddy Jim and I had just ended our annual fishing trip to Ontario last week when I looked up from my conversation with my tackle to see he was star ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake church’s gallery to open July 11

    Churches and cathedrals have been homes to artistic masterpieces of all mediums, upon all surfaces. They have stood the test of time, solidifying the ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
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