Thursday, January 31, 2013
Whether your team is playing or not, everyone looks forward to Super Bowl-style eating. Here are some easy recipes you can whip up yourself at home.
On Feb. 3, Super Bowl Sunday XLVII will commence. Some people look forward to the game, the funny commercials and the halftime show (Destiny’s Child reunion!). But others are solely there for the wings, the nachos and the pizza—and rightfully so. There’s something about Super Bowl food that gives the day an almost Thanksgiving-like aura. Both events boast a big, communal meal—except on Super Bowl Sunday, it’s usually deep fried and covered in Buffalo sauce. Try these easy recipes: Wendy’s Super Easy Super Bowl Guacamole Ingredients: Directions: Buffalo Chicken Meatballs (adapted from Rachael Ray) - serves 8 Ingredients: Directions: Bread Pot Fondue (adapted from Allrecipes.com) Ingredients: 1 (1 pound) loaf round bread 1 (8 ounce) package…
Find out what area businesses are offering for food and drink specials during the Super Bowl this Sunday, Feb. 3.
Super Bowl LXVII is right around the corner, and if you don't already have plans to view the most watched television sports program of the year, these local bars and restaurants in Palatine have you covered. As expected, multiple restaurants will show the game Sunday night. Some will even have drink specials and deals on one of the most popular food choices for Super Bowl viewing: hot wings. If you and your football-watching crew want to avoid party preparation and the large groups in your own homes, visit some local hot spots and let them do all the work. Here's a short list of bars and restaurants to consider for watching the game: Are you a bar or restaurant owner in Huntley or the area that will be offering specials during the Super …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl 2013 on Sunday, Feb. 3.
Super Bowl 2013 is almost here, with the showdown of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens just days away. The XLVII Super Bowl will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sunday CBS-TV (channel 2). Coverage of the Super Bowl will start at 1 p.m. with "Super Bowl Today" until 5 p.m. The "Super Bowl Kick Off Show" will start at 5 p.m. Who will you be cheering for? Follow full coverage of the XLVII Super Bowl from CBS Sports. An orangutan has predicted the winner of the XLVII Super Bowl — who did he pick?
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Decorating, food and game ideas to host a family-friendly football party
The Super Bowl is coming up and it's going to be a family affair. With the two Harbaugh brothers coaching the opposing teams in this year's ultimate football game, it's the perfect year to play off of that family rivalry and throw a family-friendly Super Bowl Party. These decorating, food, and game ideas that appeal to both kids and adults will help you score big as the hostess with the mostess. Psst! I have a lot more Football Party ideas on my Sports Themed Party Board on Pinterest. Check those out, too. DECORATIONS These free football party printables from the Hostess with the Mostess blog are awesome. She has some good looking snack recipes on the site, as well. Grab some Astroturf flooring from your local Home Repair Store and lay it …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Huntley Area Public Library hosts Jim Schwantz for latest Local Voices lecture.
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Ready for some football? Jim Schwantz will share highlights and show memorabilia from his career in the NFL. The former Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboy player will be speaking from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road, Huntley. Schwantz was born in Arlington Heights and graduated from Fremd High School in Palatine. He went onto to play college ball at Purdue University. He played with the NFL from 192 to 1998. Schwantz played for the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys. He was a member of the Cowboys when the team won the Super Bowl in 1995. In 2009, he was elected mayor of Palatine. Currently, he is also a commentator on WBBM’s Bears pre-game and post-game shows. Schwantz is the …
Monday, February 6, 2012
While south suburban residents cheered on local products in the Super Bowl, major companies showed off their products in the commercials. Tell us who had the most memorable ad.
From post-apocalyptic Chevy owners to Elton John as a Pepsi-dispensing king, last night's Super Bowl was full of memorable ads. We at Patch weren't that excited by the ads, though. We've seen a lot better. We recap some of the more memorable ones below, but if you liked something better (from past or present) tell us in the comments). Here are a few of our favorites. Pick which one topped your list. Watch all the commercials here. Slow mo Doritos slingshot baby No other way to say it: A grandma used an infant as a human slingshot to steal Doritos from a snotty child. Chevy after the blast In this Silverado ad, Chevy owners mourn those who did not make it because they had the wrong car. Matthew Broderick's career off Matthew Broderick, the …
The McHenry County Patch.com editors are asking readers to let us know which bar they think is the best in the county.
With Super Bowl Sunday bearing down on us, we want to hear from you on what you think is the best bar in McHenry County. Maybe this establishment has the best drink specials or happy hour or the most and biggest TVs for watching whatever game strikes your fancy or a friendly atmosphere that reminds you of the Cheers bar and "everyone knows your name." Maybe it has the most and best beers on tap or a fantastic wine selection or creative cocktail for sipping in its cozy space. We want to hear from you on where you go to unwind with friends. In this week's Chowdown Showdown, we are looking for the best bar in McHenry County. Let us know your favorite spot by commenting below. We are posting this week's Chowdown a day early — we typically …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Share your Super Bowl fun with the community.
It's game day — what will you be doing? Whether you are watching the game from your couch with family or heading out to a party with friends or out to an area bar, we want to see your photos. Maybe you have a mouthwatering spread of food that you have served up for the day — we want to see it. If you are feeling generous, include a favorite game-day recipe in the comments below or in the caption of the photo. Are your kids all decked out and cheering loudly or like to do adorable little dances when their favorite team scores? Shoot some video and post it here. It's so simple to post photos or videos. There's an "upload photos and video" button under the photo that goes with this story. Have a fabulous Super Bowl Sunday! We would love to…
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Pac 10 Red Team defeated by Buffalo Bills but first appearance in championship an accomplishment.
The Pac 10 Red team of Huntley has been the first featherweight team to ever make it to the division Super Bowl of the Chicagoland Youth Football League. The Huntley Mustangs, part of the Huntley Youth Football Program, won second place in the featherweight division “Super Bowl” this weekend against the Buffalo Bills of Buffalo Grove with a final score of 31-0 at Lake Zurich High School. The Super Bowl was for teams in the Chicago area. The Mustangs Pac 10 were one of two teams playing Saturday. This team went into the game with a regular season record of 9-2—9 wins and 2 loses. Jason Vasconez, head coach for the Mustangs Pac 10, was pleased with his record coming into the playoffs, but he said that the actual playoffs were a little …