10 fresh takes on Super Bowl guacamole

Whether or not you like avocados, you really have to admire the way their marketers have totally owned the Super Bowl.

Battle of the dips

The Super Bowl isn’t just about the Patriots vs. the Seahawks. It’s also about teriyaki-spiced crabmeat and smoked mussels vs. baked beans, ...

Gochujang is sauce you want for Super Bowl wings

I’ll admit, I have a thing for condiments. My refrigerator is full of them. Mustards, chutneys, ketchups, mayonnaises and so on. And I love ...

Planit 10: Things to do Jan. 22 to Jan. 29

Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions.

Session beers have more flavor, less buzz

RICHMOND, Va. – When it comes to beer, Super Bowl Sunday is a marathon, not a sprint.

Mushrooms on the Super Bowl snack line? Yes, deliciously so!

Anybody who has kids will appreciate this milestone. My daughter ate an entire mushroom for the first time the other day!

Go Guide for McHenry County

Use our Go Guide to plan next week's events and beyond.

Ribs meet wings in dressing

We know what you want for your Super Bowl party. You want big, bold flavors. We came up with these boneless barbecue bites as a delicious ma ...

Local companies, stars share ideas at Old House New House Home Show

Scott Skiermanski of Stoneridge Builders in Prairie Grove wants to help you beautify your bathroom.

SAG Awards win sends 'Birdman' Oscar hopes soaring

Oscar hopes for "Birdman" got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the ...

January is big month for gyms

NEW YORK – How’s that new year, new you fitness pledge going?

Algonquin native goes home on 'The Bachelor,' 'learns a lot' about reality TV

Algonquin native Trina Scherenberg went on "The Bachelor" thinking she'd live a little.

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