• Health

    Women’s Health & Fitness Day at The Gateway Family YMCA

    The Gateway Family YMCA and Shaping Eastern Union County will join local groups across the country to celebrate the 19th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day on September 30th 2020. As a virtual host site, The Gateway Family YMCA will provide complimentary guest access to YMCA Virtual Group Exercise and Chronic Disease Programs, with additional information and resources available throughout the event.  For more information or to register, visit www.tgfymca.org/events. On this day, The Gateway Family YMCA will join with an estimated 500 organizations and women of all ages across the country to help promote active, healthy lifestyles through physical fitness, good nutrition and preventive care. According to Krystal…

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  • Food & Cooking

    11 must-try recipes for your Labor Day cookout | Food and Cooking

    Servings: 10-12 Start to finish: 2 1/2 hours Cake: 1 cup (7 ounces) sugar 1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) cake flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 large eggs (2 whole, 3 separated), room temperature 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 tablespoons water 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Pinch cream of tartar Filling: 2 pounds strawberries, hulled (6 cups) 4-6 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons kirsch Pinch salt Whipped Cream: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups heavy cream, chilled 1.  Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and heat oven to 325 F. Grease…

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  • Food & Cooking

    Recipe of the Day: Slow Cooker Beef Brisket | Food and Cooking

    Return to homepage × Please subscribe to keep reading. You can cancel at any time. No thanks, return to homepage. × Sign Up Today and Support Local Journalism Enjoy more articles from Central Illinois’ Most Trusted Information Source. Subscribers can log in for unlimited digital access Recipe of the Day: Slow Cooker Beef Brisket. ALLEKO/iStock via Getty Images Few meals are more versatile than brisket. It can be served as a weeknight dinner meal, on game days, holidays and more. But the best part about brisket? It keeps things simple. This recipe can be made in the slow cooker and requires only two ingredients. The Best Mac and Cheese Recipes…

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