Meg Dickinson

Meg Dickinson

Reposted Meg Makes: Erin's tried and true recipes for decorated sugar cookies

This post originally ran Dec. 19, 2012.

Yesterday, regular guest-blogger Erin Lippitz wrote about decorating cupcakes for the holidays.

Recipe for Blueberry Peach Crisp

Last summer, I made a delicious peachy, blueberry-y cobbler-ish dessert last year, and I swear I blogged about it. I have peaches and blueberries and wanted to make it again this weekend, but I can't find a record of that recipe anywhere.

Recipe for peanut butter bars with fudgy frosting

I recently received, as a gift, a reprint of Betty Crocker's 1963 "Cooky Book," to go along with some wonderful, heavy-duty cookie sheets.

Career centers at Centennial, Central plan open houses

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign's Centennial and Central high schools both have new College and Career Centers, and they're both inviting the public to visits.

The College and Career Centers at both schools are now open in newly renovated spaces, and they're hosting open houses this month.

Urbana school board to vote on next principal for UHS

URBANA — The Urbana school board is expected to vote Tuesday on a candidate for its next high school principal.

South Side students make art from bottle caps as part of Hatch

CHAMPAIGN — The whir of drills and the clacking of countless plastic bottle caps filled the air of the gym at South Side Elementary on Friday.

The school's students took turns sorting through different styles and shades of bottle caps as they worked to make a mural featuring some fifth-grade students' drawing of the school's mascot, the South Side Superstar.

Champaign school district adds online registration help

CHAMPAIGN — Parents getting ready to register their children for kindergarten in the Champaign school district have a new online tool that may help them.

Recipes for baked goods and treats made with rhubarb

Spring is creeping closer, even though it's snowing in Champaign this morning.

To celebrate March 1, I thought I'd collect some rhubarb recipes from around the Internet. Click on each photo to go to it on Pinterest, and then again to go to the original recipe. I can't wait for the tart treat to be in season.

Some neat ideas for crochet baby blankets

It seems like many people I know are expecting babies soon, or expect to be expecting in the near future.

Recipe for Mom Crego’s Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Today, I'm going to feature the recipe I also used in my Meg Makes print column - a recipe for Mom Crego’s Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting.

Please note - the recipe in the paper left out the size of cake pan to be used. You should bake it in a 9-by-13 pan. I apologize for leaving that out.