"Krockstar" Karla Westray brings us her recipe for slow-cooked sweet and sour pork.
Champaign - We're heating up dinner tonight.
Downtown Champaign - With a variety of veggies, sauces, spices and meats your options at 301 Mongolia are endless!
Champaign - Guest Chef Lisa Lewey-Shields sharing simple ideas for a quick picnic.
Urbana - Common Ground Food Co-op introduces a new rating program for their programs.
Leia Kedem is helping cut the calories in your Chinese take-out.
Just in time for your 4th of July holiday, we're testing out a popcorn ball recipe to see if it's Pinworthy or not.
The Champaign County Farm Bureau is teaming up with the Champaign Park District to teach kids about "going green."
Guest chef, Colleen Hatton, is back with a friend making a vegetarian friendly dish.
Our guest chef is sharing a delicious recipe perfect for throwing on the grill.
We're fancying up our ordinary chicken for dinner tonight.
Lisa Lewey-Shields is back with tips on prepping your fruits and veggies.
We're whipping up a recipe today that would go perfect if your family tries to practice a Meatless Monday.
We're enjoying milk's favorite cookie in a new way today!
We're making something yummy and healthy for dinner tonight with help from our guest chef, Colleen Hatton.
Lisa Lewey-Shields is joining us on Memorial Day with some great burger recipes to throw on the grill as well as sharing some great cooler packing tips for that outdoor picnic.
We've got a guest chef in the kitchen, who at only 9 years old, can make a mean corndog!
How does breakfast for dinner sound tonight?
We're making pizza for dinner tonight with the help of our friends from Papa Murphy's.
Today Heather is testing a recipe for a Taco Bell favorite to see if it's Pinworthy.
Today's Simple Gourmet recipe could transport you to Tuscany on this beautiful afternoon.
Leia Kedem is back with breakfast for dinner.
We're celebrating the day with a classic dish.
Colleen Hatton is back with a Cinco de Mayo inspired dish, including margaritas!
Add bacon to your mac n cheese and you've got today's recipe in today's Simple Gourmet.
CHAMPAIGN -- This all-natural do-it-yourself energy drink provides more nutrients than many sports drinks.
Our special guest chef, Anna Carrera, is back in the CI Kitchen with a special treat in honor of Earth Day!
Today's simple gourmet recipe blends the flavors of Mexico with the Caribbean.
County Market is in the CI Kitchen with foods great for your upcoming holiday dinner.
VILLA GROVE -- A crock pot chicken and stuffing recipe that's both tasty and nourishing.
With some help from our U of I chef, we're whipping up a simple gourmet salad today.
Lisa Lewey-Shields is back with tips and recipe ideas using eggs.
DECATUR -- The spring thaw has set in! Time to bring your taste buds to life with the Summer Lovin' martini from Robbie's Grill.
Our U of I chef is back with a taste of Michigan in Simple Gourmet, Cheesy Beer Bread.
Heather is testing out the latest in Pinterest pin to see if it's a win or a fail. Today's pin involves making a *healthy cake in mug.
Dentist by day, chef by night! Dr. Ashton joins us to share about the upcoming 100 Men Who Cook event as well as share a tasty dessert.
U of I Student Chef Donna Polk shares a light appetizer in the ciKitchen.
Mac and Cheese and Fries get a makeover.
PESOTUM -- Route 45 Wayside is serving up summer-themed beverages in advance of the start of their upcoming volleyball leagues.
Dr. Matzner and Chef Verati finish cooking flank steak.
Reowned Chef of the Cordon Bleu Institute visits ciLiving.
Guest Chef Colleen Hatton is spicing up a taco recipe.
VILLA GROVE -- When the weather gets warm, your body craves spring- including your palette! Check out these spring-themed tastes from JR's Lounge in Villa Grove.
David Henwood is one of 100 Men Who Cook. Today he's sharing a greek inspired dish.
In honor of St Patrick's Day we're making a traditional dish with only four main ingredients.
Local celebrity chefs are dishing up fun to support Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s Foundation.
Lisa Lewey-Shields is back with a yummy nacho recipe to share as well as tips on keeping up your pantry and making substitutions while baking.
A dish inspired by "America's Street" is what's on the menu for Simple Gourmet.
Shirley Temple never liked the drink names after her. She even threatened to sue to prevent bartenders from using her name in connection with it! But the name stuck and in honor of her passing, the ciLiving team makes adult and "kiddie" versions of the Shirley Temple.
We have a sweet treat in the CI Kitchen today courtesy of our U of I Chef. It's sure to be Simple Gourmet.