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  • 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