| Nov 10, 2013
It's a once-in-a-lifetime event that brings together two holidays, one sacred and one secular; two culinary traditions, both with a signature potato dish; and two guest lists, each with an unimpeachable claim to space at your dining room table.
| Nov 20, 2013
Help Zimmerman cope
The continuing news about George Zimmerman and his run-ins with the law give me pause. When a person is charged with a crime and found not guilty — but remains a target of attention — steps should be taken to help that...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Andrea Quality Cheesecake owner Andrea Simmons asks from behind the counter: "Would you like a sample?"
It's how she and her sister Lilly Alexander get new customers who wander into their Edgewater Drive shop hooked on their desserts.
For 30 years,...
| Nov 29, 2013
A 12-year-old Olympia Fields boy has died and three other youths were hospitalized after the four were in a crash involving a car that was apparently speeding and being driven by someone younger than 16, police said.
Almani Creamer was pronounced dead...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Holy mascarpone! Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis carved more than a turkey during Food Network's Live Thanksgiving special on Saturday.
The "Giada at Home" star sliced her finger with a knife during the culinary live broadcast with colleagues Alton...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Hey moms -- are you ready? Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the Christmas sprint, when superhero moms juggling already busy days add a few more balls, in the form of Christmas shopping, baking, decorating and entertaining.
Yep, getting a perfectly...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A week before Thanksgiving, Cary Moritz is planning a menu like none before: pecan pie rugelach, pumpkin frosted doughnuts and latkes with a dollop of blue-tinged mashed potatoes.
Thanksgiving favorites with a nod to Hanukkah or Hanukkah staples with...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Thanksgiving conjures images of family feasts, and the star of this annual holiday is always the turkey. Whether you're most concerned about cooking or serving your bird, there are plenty of ways to make these time-honored chores easier and more fun....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:44 AM
A man pretending to be a chef specializing in Thanksgiving leftovers made his way on to morning news programs in the Midwest. He knocked over tables, made anchors eat mashed potato ice cream cones and even got one woman to drink a pink, pumpkin pie...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities.
On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:08 AM
On Thursday morning, Chaminade Coach Ed Croson was sitting at his desk in the coach's office typing on his computer while waiting for players to show up for a short Thanksgiving practice session. There's nothing better, because it means the team is...