Tweaking breakfast traditions recently led me to rediscover Korean bibimbap. A gentle blend of fluffy rice, marinated meat and sautéed vegetables, bibimbap is a colorful dish that isn’t complete without an egg on top, making it ideal brunch fare.
July 23 6 p.m. |
Being a homeowner isn’t easy. Maintaining the place where you live can be time consuming, regardless of whether you’re doing the work yourself or simply making calls to set up service appointments. Then there’s the cost.
In my early days as a journalist, Theodore H. White was required reading. If you don’t recall Teddy White, think of him as the father of modern political reporting.
July 22 8:41 a.m. |
It’s more than three months until the election. But I saw my first political TV commercial the other night.
Do you suppose that during the Middle Ages the Friends of the Monastery held an annual fair at which illuminated manuscripts were sold to the few who could read?
If you’ve never been to Gay Paree but have always wanted to go, you can catch a glimpse of what life is like in the City of Lights this weekend as part of Ernest Hemingway’s birthday celebration.
Ever wish you could travel back to the past, say when you were about 21 years old, walk up to yourself and give you some really, really good, smart advice?
July 17 10 a.m. |
Author Scott Turow calls his latest novel, “Identical,” a “weird stew of personal things.” Indeed it is. The book centers around a set of twins — state Sen. Paul Giannis and his brother Cass, a recently released ex-con who served 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend.
July 17 6:20 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
Celebrate the mid-summer with a nod to Shakespeare, fairies and magic.
July 16 3 p.m. |
The living wage the Oak Park Village Board is discussing probably doesn’t apply to you. Were such a living wage to be adopted, it only would affect village employees, contractors and businesses receiving money from the village.