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  • Sun-dried tomatoes lend oomph to pasta salad

    So many pasta salads start with a great base — perfectly cooked pasta and a bevy of crisp, fresh vegetables — but fall apart when it comes to the dres ...
    July 1, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • No need for tons of fat in this sweet potato salad

    Let's talk potato salad. Everyone knows it's good — there's a reason it's a summer perennial — but that doesn't mean it's good for you. Here's a craft ...
    July 2, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Elevate the basic pasta salad with feta and shrimp

    We've all suffered through them, those limp, soggy excuses for pasta salad that amount to little more than elbow macaroni doused with bottled vinaigre ...
    July 1, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Toast in colonial fashion

    You know George Washington and John Hancock as founding fathers. But what about George Washington, successful whiskey distiller? Or John Hancock, fort ...
    July 1, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Keep your cool - Maintain your car’s A/C

    Your car’s air conditioning system, you love it, you depend on it, so if you don’t want to find yourself sweltering in the summer heat, maintain it.
    June 30, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • People with sleep problems turn to home tests

    For William Suter, a good night's sleep was an elusive dream. He snored all night and felt tired every day. His doctor suggested getting tested for ob ...
    June 30, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • In CrossFit Open, Games, the biggest competition is yourself

    Just a few years ago, Todd Newell was 130 pounds heavier and unable to run 100 meters. The idea of participating in a competition for "The Fittest on ...
    June 30, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • New nostalgia: home decor with a retro vibe

    If you spent childhood summers on a northern lake, grew up lunching at diners and shake shacks, or took a college road trip, you'll be all over the ne ...
    June 30, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Sunday Supper: Shredded Lemon-Pepper Chicken

    For a fresh take on barbecued pulled pork we decided to reinvent it from the bottom up. And we started by ditching the pork.
    June 30, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Professional dancer brings salsa to suburbs with Latin Social Club

    It’s been said it takes two to tango, but it takes trust, and confidence, to salsa.The popular Latin ...
    June 29, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • The Limited teams up with Kerry Washington of 'Scandal' for collection

    NEW YORK (AP) — Do you want to look like Olivia Pope? It's handled.Women's fashion retailer The Limi ...
    June 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • HBO film premiering Monday explores marriages from their start

    NEW YORK – As filmmaker Doug Block sat in a coffee shop talking about his "112 Weddings" documentary, a stranger interrupted him to talk — at great le ...
    June 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers an integral part of the Raue Center for the Arts

    They usher patrons to their seats, help stuff programs, open doors and act as unofficial goodwill ambassadors for the Raue Center for the Arts.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry TMJ Treatment

    TMJ can be very painful and cause many unwanted symptoms. At Bull Valley Dentistry we have solutions for this type of pain and discomfort.
    July 1, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Contest winner to watch film from original Bumblebee

    VOLO – A 49-year-old Crystal Lake man is counting the days until he will drive a certain ’77 Camaro to the McHenry Outdoor.
    June 26, 2014 - 9:57 am
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