PAXTON — The city council has given permission to a church-based group to build a community garden on city property on Hunt Street, south of the Family Dollar store.
The outreach committee of the Paxton United Methodist Church had been working with the local park district board to create such a garden on park district property, but a suitable site with water service could not be
CHAMPAIGN — By around Christmas, some 800 food service establishments in Champaign-Urbana will begin receiving color-coded placards that indicate the results of their latest inspection by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.
URBANA — WILL-TV will broadcast at 7 p.m. Monday the WILL-made documentary, "Course Work: Dinner Season at Prairie Fruits Farm," which focuses on the activities on the farm that lead to the night of one of its farm-to-table dinners.
From June to October, WILL-TV followed the arc of a farm-to-table meal that began and ended at the farm in rural Champaign.
The first Christmas I was dating Rob, he invited me to try some of his mom's fruitcake. I wrinkled up my nose and wondered what I was getting myself into.
But a taste of Mary Dickinson's fruitcake revealed a fruity, nutty treat I'd never experienced before.
By Leia Kedem/University of Illinois Extension
Many people associate Hanukkah with December, but last week Hanukkah coincided with Thanksgiving for the first time since 1888.
(The next time will be in 2070, so for many, this was a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence.)
This is another recipe from Champaign resident Jennifer Wilson. I'm a sucker for casseroles, so I'm especially excited about this one.
It's a great idea for using up the last of your turkey this week, or for when you pull the leftovers out of your freezer.
GIFFORD — Less than two weeks after a tornado lifted the home of Vicki and Jack Russell off its foundation with them inside, the Gifford couple sat down to an abundant Thanksgiving feast in Vicki's onetime home church.
Being at this dinner, provided by Gifford United Methodist Church and a host of volunteers, "means the world to me," she said.
Here are a couple more recipes for you to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers.
"Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin; but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God." Romans 6:12-13