Two soups offer warmth and ease for a hectic holiday season
Two healthy soups, White Chicken Chili and Creamy Cauliflower Poblano Soup, offer a cozy antidote to a chilly, hectic holiday season.
Neighbors in the news: Three fine arts students honored as '207's Best'The District 207 board of education honored three students as "207's Best" in the area of Fine Arts during its November meeting.
Season, then sear steak for better tacosOn a busy weeknight, throw out the idea of having to marinate a steak. Here skirt steak is rubbed with cumin before searing in a pan.
Explore the rich palette of wine from Donnafugata of SicilyMary Ross' experience as an Advanced Sommelier has taught her that a label's appeal is generally inverse to quality. But that's not the case with the wines of Donnafugata in Sicily.
Daily Herald's holiday lights contest returnsIf passengers on flights approaching O'Hare can see your holiday lights, then this contest is for you. Entries in the Daily Herald's annual holiday lights contest will be accepted through Dec. 6.
Top Suburban Teacher: Arlington Heights teacher's family experience shaped passion for language learnersBeth Hornberg speaks Spanish fluently, which puts her right at home in her classroom at Greenbrier Elementary School in Arlington Heights, where she teaches as many as 40 students who collectively speak 19 different languages.
Best Bets: Joffrey Ballet's lavish 'Nutcracker' returnsThe Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker" opens at the Lyric Opera House in Chicago, the "Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular" tours to the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, and comedian Rocky LaPorte plays the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights.
Naperville autism group raffling Lexus in fundraiserThe Naperville-based Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is raffling quite a prize -- a Lexus sports car -- as part of a fundraiser to benefit its programs.
Super Mario and firefighters: Palatine students create themed bedrooms for young cancer patientsThe holidays have been made brighter for two young Palatine boys battling cancer, after students and staff at William Fremd High School teamed up with a national nonprofit to give them dream bedroom makeovers.
Dining with Santa 2021: St. Nick prepping to visit suburban brunches and dinnersCalling all kids: Do you have your wish list ready for Santa? A perfect time to share it with the Jolly Old Elf would be at one of the many Santa brunches, lunches or dinners happening in the suburbs over the next couple of weeks.
Illinois COVID-19 hospitalizations climb amid Omicron variant fearsPublic health officials throughout the country and across Illinois brace themselves for the latest COVID-19 variant while statewide hospitalizations for the virus continue to grow.