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  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Making world-class pizza at home

    Restaurateur and cookbook author Ken Forkish in his latest volume, the excellent “The Elements of Pizza” (Ten Speed), gives readers the inside skinny ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Weekend 10: Murder mystery dinner, state chili contest, concerts, family stargazing to highlight weekend's top entertainment

    AMERICAN ENGLISH WHEN: 8 p.m. July 29 WHERE: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway (Route 25), Aurora C ...
    July 24, 2016 - 7:15 am
  • Learning to Grow: Deadheading keeps garden looking its best

    Deadheading, the practice of removing spent blooms, has many benefits. Some perennials can be encouraged into a second round of flowers; others are pr ...
    July 23, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Mini Cooper vs. Subaru – a mom's dilemma

    I was in love. Who can resist the charms of a Mini Cooper? My kids, apparently. Thrown back into another car quest by an apparently distracted driver ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Why salmon is such a hot fish

    Food writer, culinary instructor and restaurant consultant Diane Morgan revisits her favorite fish in “Salmon: Everything You Need to Know” (Chronicle ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Learning to Grow: Plant easy-care perennials

    It’s ironic that though our days are longer, summer is the season when I often feel there just aren’t enough hours to get everything accomplished. Bet ...
    July 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: The highlights and lowlights of firework displays

    I have so many great memories of great fireworks.Of that night in 1976, for example, 200 years after ...
    July 16, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • Weekend 10: Kane County Fair, vintage aircraft, opera to highlight weekend's top entertainment

    KANE COUNTY FAIRWHEN: July 20 to 24 (the midway will be open from 3 to 11 p.m. July 20 and 21; from ...
    July 15, 2016 - 5:48 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: ‘Tasting Rome’ celebrates tradition, innovation

    “Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City” (Clarkson Potter), a new cookbook by experienced freelance food writer Katie ...
    July 13, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Learning to Grow: July in the vegetable garden

    July is a busy month in the vegetable garden. It is time to harvest and enjoy the results of your hard work. Proper irrigation and harvesting techniqu ...
    July 9, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Raising children – from 2 to teenage

    Things had gotten serious. “Come on over here. Sit down, please. OK, let’s have a conversation about ...
    July 9, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Putting veggies front and center

    Cara Mangini shares more than 150 step-by-step recipes in her new cookbook, “The Vegetable Butcher” (Workman), which is aptly subtitled: "How to Selec ...
    July 7, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: A bad case of the crummies

    Sick. Sicker than I’ve been in years.Body aches. Muscles hurt. Every. Single. One.Feels like I was h ...
    July 2, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Learning to Grow: Lilies add sparkle to early summer garden

    Lilies are the exclamation points of gardens. After the gush of spring bloom, there tends to be a lapse during which there is not a great deal of colo ...
    July 4, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: A fresh take on Texas-style barbecue

    "Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook” (Chronicle), revised and updated since its first appearance in 2002, has much to support recommending it.
    July 4, 2016 - 6:57 am