Best Ways To Celebrate Father's Day In ChicagoChow down on barbecue, take a ride on Lake Michigan or try different types of beer when you check out these dad-friendly activities for Father's Day in Chicago and the suburbs.
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Backyard Smoker Recipes For Your Next Summer BarbecueThis summer, enjoy the flavor of delicious smoked meats right from your very own backyard.
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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQTry some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.
Grilling? Don't Overcook Your MeatChances are this weekend you'll be out on the patio grilling meat for dinner. But be careful. As Ed Curran reports, food researchers are warning that overcooking meat on the grill is not healthy.
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Fundraiser To Help Pay For New Aurora Police Canine UnitThe Aurora Police Department has begun rebuilding its canine unit, after disbanding it a couple years ago, and officials are getting some help to pay for dog food and other supplies.
Best BBQ Summer Side DishesIn the barbecue genre, smoked proteins are, and always will be, the big hog on the menu. In many cases, they are dominant to a fault. Other menu items become a distant afterthought, to the point where a side dish may consist of a single, sad slice of discount white bread. Thankfully, some of the best local ‘cue joints are wise to the importance of backing up the headliners with stellar supporting dishes, and adding a gourmet flair to the far corners of the menu. Here are some of the standouts.