CHAMPAIGN — That children sometimes go hungry at home hit Champaign parent Jenelle Keene when she was volunteering on a Robeson School field trip. A kindergartner asked Keene to hold onto her lunch so she could take it home, adding that she would feed the cup of applesauce to her baby sister.
CHAMPAIGN — Restaurant customers put their food safety in someone else's hands every time they dine out.
But a public health official says people need to see some proof when they walk in the door of a food establishment that it is following the rules.
URBANA — Students at Urbana Middle School are participating in a "Souped-Up" food drive and are accepting donations of canned soups and chili, as well as crackers.
Food donations will be accepted through Oct. 16, as will financial donations. Both will be passed on to the Eastern Illinois Foodbank.
The middle school is located at 1201 S. Vine Street, U.
Do-it-yourself and cooking projects at our house have been limited this fall, mostly because I've been really busy and Rob has been dealing with a hand injury for the last three weeks.
(The photo shows Milou not caring how busy I am - could I please walk him, already?)
Hey everyone, I mentioned last week that we have available Taste of Home magazines for those who didn't get them at our event last week.
By Leia Kedem
Did you know that eating pasta can help prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cognitive problems and even skin damage? If it's topped with plenty of classic marinara sauce, it can.
Tomatoes, the primary ingredient in marinara, can prevent blood clotting and have anti-inflammatory properties to prevent a whole host of chronic conditions.
Local Boy Scouts are selling popcorn through Oct. 27 to raise money for their individual Scouting units and for the Prairielands Council.
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers of the Prairielands Council will be traveling door-to-door throughout the communities of East Central Illinois and west central Indiana. Money raised from the popcorn sale is used in several different ways.
Thank you so much to everyone who attended our Taste of Home Cooking Show in Urbana on Tuesday night. I had a great time, and I hope you did, too.