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Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 We served sauerbraten at our first dinner party as a married couple. But we didn’t know it would be so explosive, providing the evening’s entertainment, as well as its entrée. Peter had bee...
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
 It’s one of the oldest beverages in the world – almost certainly the oldest alcoholic beverage. There are references to it in some of the earliest writings discovered in ancient Sumeria and...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 As I write this, the temperature is minus 1 degree. But the forecast high for Feb. 13, the day this Illinois Times comes out, is 41 degrees. That’s the warmest it will have been for ages, and...
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 12:01 am
 Sure, you can go out on Valentine’s Day – millions do. And if you have kids at home and can send them to their grandparents or to a movie with a babysitter, it’s probably the best way to h...
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 12:01 am
 “The Art of Hand-Tossed Pizza! The All New Hand-Tossed Pizza! Pizza Will Never Be the Same!” –Slogans from a national pizza chain’s newest ad campaignI thought of those slogans as I was...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 Slow Food Springfield, Benedictine University’s Green Club and the University of Illinois Extension present The Slow Food Springfield Film Festival at Benedictine...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 Consider the olive. The olive tree has been cultivated for more than 5,000 years, starting in the eastern Mediterranean. Trees can live and bear fruit for as long as 1,000 years. The Greek word...
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 12:01 am

Leading Springfield to a future of health and fitness

Fitness is in. We’ve all seen enough alarming articles about obesity in America to know that something has to change, and there are plenty of people in Springfield trying to do something about it. W...
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 12:01 am
“-31 DEGREE WIND CHILL!!!......-31 DEGREE WIND CHILL!!!.....-31 DEGREE WIND CHILL!!!” –Recent post from my son’s Facebook page My son, Robb, moved to Brattleboro, Vt. in November. He’s...
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:01 am
 Cookies and Christmas. Is there any more universally traditional food of the holiday season? Sure, there’s fruitcake, though many people regard it as something best avoided rather than embrace...

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