CHAMPAIGN — Stan "The Meat Man" Schutte is looking at the first Artisan Cup & Fork competition as a "blind date" — as well as the best food event downstate.
"For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day of this wise, and God did rest on the seventh day from all his works and in this place again. If they shall enter into my rest, seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief." Hebrews 4:4-6
My co-worker, Donna Huls of Champaign, is famous in our office for her fresh salsa.
Earlier this summer, I finally had the chance to try it and begged Donna for the recipe.
Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Today, 53-year-old Tom Siegel of Belleville, main owner of Jarling's Custard Cup in Champaign, chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood.
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"And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as children, my son: Despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him; for whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. lf ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as sons: For what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?" Hebrews 12:5-7
My husband and I ate at what I can only describe as a German fusion restaurant this summer in Des Moines. We tried an appetizer we loved: pickled eggs.
When the sun shines hot and the temperature rises, it is not just the pool or sitting in front of a fan that can keep us cool. In summer, we can cool down with the recipes we make.
Throughout July, the "Healthy Eats and Repeat" blog through University of Illinois Extension is featuring a different summer salad, complete with recipe and a quick how-to video. (Simply search us online.)
"In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust, let me never be ashamed: deliver in me they righteousness. Bow down thine ear to me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for a house of defense to save me. For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me and guide me. ...