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Joel Quenneville, Blackhawks fuming after overturned goal in 2-0 loss

There was something burning in the United Center press room on Tuesday night — and this was before a fuming Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville entered for his postgame news conference. Quenneville was there for only about two minutes, but he torched the room — and the NHL's interpretation of goaltender...

Community speaks out on U46 board member's Facebook post

Elgin-area School District U46 board member Jeanette Ward on Monday night stood by a quote she posted to Facebook this month that had some in Illinois' second-largest district calling the post racist and offensive. Ward wrote on Feb. 1 that she was posting the quote from author Jason L. Riley "in...

Chipotle’s burrito bribe and food safety strategy

An all-staff meeting that stretched across time zones and kept all Chipotle Mexican Grill locations closed during Monday’s lunch rush was long on promises to employees and customers. The meeting served as a preface to the Denver-based fast food chain’s biggest marketing campaign ever and was billed as the prologue to a string of six... Continue Reading

Obama’s 2017 budget not enough for a food safety legacy

Food safety is spread throughout various departments and programs in the federal budget and the document President Obama proposed Tuesday for fiscal 2017 is no different. The policy wonks who know how the federal budgeteers work go to one place when they want to know how food safety is doing in the budget. It’s the... Continue Reading

As snow winds down, cold sets in

Considerable sunshine is expected Wednesday over northeast Illinois, but gusty northwest winds will continue to flow across the waters of southern Lake Michigan, bringing accumulating snow to the Michiana snow belt area. Riding those northwest winds, cold air from northern Canada will be directed...

City prepares to tear down crumbling Western Avenue overpass

After a delay of nearly a year, the Chicago Department of Transportation next month will begin demolishing the crumbling Western Avenue overpass at Belmont and Clybourn avenues, a department spokesman said. Starting March 1, CDOT will take the first step to remove the severely deteriorated and...

3 injured in separate shootings on the Far Southeast, South and Northwest sides

Three people were injured Tuesday in separate shootings on the South, Southeast and Northwest sides, according to Chicago police. In the latest shooting, a 20-year-old man was shot at 7:17 p.m. on the 1200 block of North Washtenaw Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, said police. The man was...

Nomiku Sous Vide Review & Giveaway

This is a review for the Nomiku Classic Sous Vide. I've been testing out this machine for the past 2 months, with over 13 different recipes and 53 hours of sous vide time. I also own the Anova Sous Vide and have owned the Sous Vide Supreme. Show More Summary

Chicago Public Schools slashes budgets midyear

In a move the district acknowledged was unprecedented for the middle of a school year, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday cut millions of dollars from school budgets, forcing principals to refigure their plans with the second semester just underway. The cuts to CPS' per-pupil funding rate were slightly...

Indiana's Pence changes running mate before election

Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann said Tuesday she is stepping aside as Gov. Mike Pence's running mate in an unusual move that allows a former state Republican Party chairman to join the ticket with the governor for a tough re-election campaign. The result is that for the first time in more than...

Book Review: Cocktail Noir

Novelty cocktail books are a dime a dozen, but Scott Deitche’s focus on the drinks of private eyes, gangsters, and other “in the shadows” types at least offers the promise of something new — of cocktail stories that we haven’t… Continue reading ? The post Book Review: Cocktail Noir appeared first on Drinkhacker.

Schmich: Give Gloria Steinem a break

Give Gloria a break. Like so many TV talkers before her, Gloria Steinem said something regrettably flip on a televised gab show the other day, and her words have come back to attack her like the devil with a pitchfork. What exactly did she say? You've probably heard by now. She said that the only...

Tribesigns Digital Kitchen Timer, reviewed

My kitchen timer gets more use than any piece of equipment in my kitchen. I use it to time everything from french press pots of coffee in the morning to recipes that I’m developing in the afternoon. I’ve gone through dozens of kitchen timers over the years and have found that some are better than...

Sanders wins big over Clinton in New Hampshire, garnering wide support

Sen. Bernie Sanders won a commanding victory Tuesday over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, giving him a crucial win over the onetime front-runner who narrowly beat him in Iowa last week. Sanders garnered a majority of support from men, women and independents and surged past Clinton in a state...

Trump rebounds from Iowa loss to take New Hampshire

Donald Trump nailed down a solid first electoral win in New Hampshire's presidential primary Tuesday, demonstrating his unorthodox campaign can translate large crowds at rambunctious rallies into the votes that determine delegates. His Republican rivals pinned their hopes on a strong second-place...

This Step-by-Step Photo of Alton Brown's Mac 'n' Cheese Will Make You Want It Now

@altonbrown's Mac & Cheese #ABgrams A photo posted by @selacious9 on Feb 7, 2016 at 5:47pm PST In case you had any doubt in your mind, Alton Brown's recipe for baked macaroni and cheese looks amazing. The chef regrammed a fan's photo of the step-by-step process, and everything from the roux to the panko breadcrumb topping is making our mouths water. Show More Summary

I Made My Family Dinner From a Kit We Had Delivered to Our Door

Post by Regan Stephens. I hate cooking. Don’t judge; I have plenty of other interests, but I’ve never taken particular pleasure in poaching an egg, or cutting into an aromatic pot roast to reveal a perfectly pink interior. I struggle...Show More Summary

Police: Death of Kristin Cavallari's brother was accidental

A Utah medical examiner has determined reality TV personality Kristin Cavallari's brother's death was accidental, saying the man died of hypothermia after walking away from his car in rocky southern Utah terrain in frigid temperatures. Grand County Sheriff officials announced the findings Tuesday...

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