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Archives: March 2015

Must-have spices

CJ-spices

Q. What are the must-have spices or seasonings every pantry should have?  — Christine Ristow Wepfer A. Christine, what a great question! Although the answer is definitely open to individual tastes and preferences, there are a few ingredients that everyone should probably have. Let’s call these 20 “the basics.” Salt – The No. 1 spice READ MORE

Artist hopes to leave lasting impression

Charles B. Mitchell; Transition detail

Fifty years of being a professional artist has brought Charles B. Mitchell to some interesting places. Beginning with Saturday classes at the Chicago Art Institute, a young Mitchell began to follow what was destined to be his career path. “It opened up my eyes to see art, not only how it was installed in a READ MORE