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  • Lessons from a cooking class junkie

    Lessons from a cooking class junkie
    Downsizing a home has its rewards and drawbacks. Selling a condo and quitting a job paved way for overseas adventures. Upon my return, I opted for a studio with a view and surrendered square footage, counter space and a dining room table. Cookware whittled down to basics including a vintage Kitchen Aid stand mixer, baking pans, a stock pot and folders stuffed with yellowed recipes. My space changed, by choice, but not my love of cooking and baking. I miss it.
  • 100 cooking classes in Chicago area

    100 cooking classes in Chicago area
    Cooking schools and classes are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Fees are listed when given. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW signifies that this is the first time the class...

    Green City sprouts a class

    Green City sprouts a class
    Chefs Cook "The Green City Market Cookbook": Want to go greener with your cooking? The Green City Market Cookbook class might be a good place to start. In a cooking demonstration, the Chopping Block Cooking School will host chefs and a farmer, all...

    CTA Brown Line slowest in nearly 2 years

    CTA Brown Line slowest in nearly 2 years
    The CTA Brown Line is the slowest it has been in nearly two years, with nearly a quarter of track under slow zone, according to a CTA report posted online this week. Twenty-three percent of Brown Line track is under slow zone, which requires trains to...

    Program seeks to fight hunger in Lake County

    Program seeks to fight hunger in Lake County
    Barb Karacic said that just a few miles from her Lake Forest home, children don't have enough to eat and don't get fresh fruits and vegetables. "It doesn't make sense to see other kids in the same area you live in hungry," she said. The community...