When Patsy Spratt first presented her idea of baking and selling pecan pies in memory of her mom, her husband Jerry quickly offered an alternative.
QUINCY — The Salvation Army of Quincy will serve a free community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Nov. 25.
QUINCY — Tri-Township Firefighter Alex White stands at the stove, stirring cream cheese and half-and-half into a pot of White Chicken Chili.
QUINCY — Fridays have gotten a lot more fun in John Weitnauer’s class at Chaddock.
BARRY, Ill. — Kay Gooud’s convinced that one of the most important ingredients in cooking is simply a desire to do it.
QUINCY — Oktoberfest returned to York Street outside the Dick Brothers Brewery on Saturday, a little earlier than usual.
NEBO, Ill. — During the growing season, Mary Barnes doesn’t have to look far for ingredients for her Summer Garden Salad.
NAUVOO, Ill. — When cooking pasta, Ellen Hundt puts enough salt in the water so it tastes like the ocean.
Cheyenne Krutmeier pulls a pan of cookies from the oven, then gently taps it against the countertop. “Usually just a couple taps gets it to se…
MENDON, Ill. — As the region struggles to come back to a sense of normal, a touchstone of the summer returns as the Adams County Fair kicks of…
QUINCY — Helen Mathews admits she doesn’t know much about gardening — except that she likes eating the fresh produce.
The Quincy Salvation Army will be hosting a series of summer barbeques to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Kroc Community Center.
QUINCY — When the temperatures heat up, Kathy Goltz likes to cool things down in the kitchen.
QUINCY — Michelle Wright thinks it’s always time for tea.
Nancy Barnett spent her childhood learning the ins and outs of cooking and sewing from her mom, home economics classes and 4-H.
CAMP POINT, Ill. — Making his mom's Chop Suey recipe always reminds Sherman Meyer of a key ingredient in cooking.
Vanessa Hall brings a bit of artistry into the kitchen. "I have some recipes that I do over and over again, but always a variation. There’s al…
QUINCY — Ryan Hinkamper always liked to cook, but the Quincy man says the past year really honed his skills.
WARSAW, Ill. — The Sacred Heart Altar and Rosary of Warsaw will host a full-meal fish fry on Friday, March 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Due to ongoi…
Most new businesses, especially restaurants, open their doors with at least a little fanfare. On Quincy's south side, the new location for Cho…
QUINCY — Local businesses aren’t seeing much of a decline in customers as Valentine’s Day closes in.
Following a year when a lot of plans had to be changed or scrapped, Quincy's Thai D'Lish is moving forward with an expansion of the restaurant.
Recipes passed down from one generation to the next turn into today’s favorites reminding Sarah Grawe of the people who “influence” her time i…
Korean fusion restaurant Seoul2Soul Bistro celebrated its second grand opening in three months on Thursday.
QUINCY — With Monday’s approval from the state for Region 3 — including Adams, Brown, Pike, and Hancock counties, among others — to move into …