The Daily Illini

Easy dishes to brighten up any holiday party

Quick peanut butter cookies

By Susan Szuch

December 21, 2014

The holidays can be a huge source of stress with attending parties and deciding what food to bring, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Skip the complicated recipes and opt for easy snacks that can be put together mostly with pantry staples. Spicy Pecans Ingredients: 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground red (c...

Cross-country coach returns to hometown in Washington for meet

By Christopher Kennedy

September 4, 2014

Jake Stewart is returning home. Born and raised in Kelso, Washington, he grew up as much at his home as he did at Tam O’Shara Park, where the Kelso High School Hilanders’ cross-country course lies. He spent hours on long bus rides through the Cascades to the Washington State Meet and on runs after ...