Monday, March 18, 2013
The Congregational Church of Algonquin will host its 3rd Annual Heavenly Chocolate Fest on March 23.
If you are looking for a sweet pick-me-up—or a special treat for this Easter — the 3rd Annual Heavenly Chocolate Fest this weekend may have just the thing. The festival that celebrates all things chocolate and sweet will be held at the Congregational Church of Algonquin, 109 Washington St. in Algonquin, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday. Area vendors and members of the church will be selling goodies and there will also be live cooking demonstration that will feature chocolate and it's many uses. Admission is free.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Patch editors from across Chicagoland share some of their favorite Christmas recipes.
Patch.com editors from across the Chicago area dug into their cookbooks and came back with some of their favorite holiday recipes to share with readers. We hope you enjoy. Happy Holidays! Share your favorite holiday recipes with Patch! Send your recipe as well as any photos to Editor Amie Schaenzer at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will include your recipe in this article.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Fun ideas on how to use up all of that Halloween Candy
It's the day after Halloween and we have way too much candy in the house. Waaaay too much candy. Between the kids' haul from trick or treating to the leftover candy we didn't get to give away, we have a small mountain on the kitchen table. There's no way we can, or even want to eat it all. You can’t bring it to work because everyone else brought their extra candy to work. Your waistline doesn’t need to collect on the “Mommy or Daddy Tax” from the candy haul. You don’t want to throw it out but you certainly don’t want to urge your kids to eat more candy, so it doesn’t go to waste. That won’t win you any Mom-of-the-Year awards. So, what should you do with the leftover candy? 1. Play with it Use the candy to have some fun. Have your …