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  • Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market

    Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market
    Nate Weiner used to do most of his grocery shopping at the Wegmans in Hunt Valley and the Giant near his Hampden home. Now he orders most of his groceries online from Relay Foods and picks it up at designated spot on Sundays. "I get most of my produce...
  • Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?

    Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?
    Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
  • Illinois counties can do little but brace for fracking's impact

    CREAL SPRINGS, Ill.-- Oil and gas companies and environmental groups have hashed out legislation they say would make Illinois a national leader in protecting public health and the environment from fracking.    The proposal covering the process more...
  • Recipe: Monastery Pumpkin Bread

    Recipe: Monastery Pumpkin Bread
    DEAR SOS: With holidays approaching I would like to bake some pumpkin bread using canned pumpkin. Is there a recipe in your vast files? --KIM DEAR KIM: From our vast pumpkin bread recipe file we chose the Monastery Pumpkin Bread, made and sold by nuns...
  • No trick: Illini are on the rebound

    No trick: Illini are on the rebound
    Illinois football has had rough times in recent years, but things might be looking up. The Illini are 3-1 in 2013, including a victory over high-powered Cincinnati. Ryan Lankford is a key reason for the turnaround, with 236 yards receiving, 52 yards...
  • Potbelly IPO: Shares up as much as 141% in $105-million debut

    Investors keep gobbling up food IPOs, with Potbelly Corp. surging as much as 141% in its market debut Friday, even after pricing above expectations. In its $105-million initial public offering, the Chicago sandwich chain and its shareholders sold 7.5...
  • Children rally around dad with Alzheimer's

    Children rally around dad with Alzheimer's
    Irrepressible best describes 9-year-old Bradley Garner, whose enthusiasms range from baseball to gardening, trees and driverless cars. More reserved, his older sister, Frankie, 12, pursues similar interests in softball and nature, along with music...
  • Extreme pumpkins: Is a 1,985-pound pumpkin just too big?

    Extreme pumpkins: Is a 1,985-pound pumpkin just too big?
    The biggest pumpkins in the world keep getting bigger. This year the largest pumpkin at the annual Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, Calif., weighed in at 1,985 pounds -- bigger than any pumpkin in the contest's 40-year history. Still, it was not...
  • No need to fall out of cycling as season changes

     No need to fall out of cycling as season changes
    It's last call for a fall bike ride. Want to belly up to the bar? If the weather takes a warmer turn and you're in the market for a final ride before putting your bike away for the winter, consider these options — a city mouse/country mouse pair...
  • Encino farmers market is a top choice for fresh produce in the Valley

    Encino farmers market is a top choice for fresh produce in the Valley
    The 19-year-old Encino farmers market is one of the two best in the San Fernando Valley, because of its large size and quality, and its preponderance of farmers over prepared food. It's on a par with Studio City, which the manager, Carole Gallegos, ran...
  • Stacy Keibler opens up about Lifetime’s “Supermarket Superstar”

     
    About a decade ago, you might not have pegged Stacy Keibler as the host of an amiable food-competition show on Lifetime. Back then she was using her slamming body to body slam her way through WWE Diva-hood, but has since transitioned to slightly less...