LAUREN AND ANNIE MURRAY FROM L.A. GOURMET ARE HERE THIS MORNING. bacon wrapped shrimp in a house made chipotle barbecue sauce. Soak the bamboo skewers in water, to keep from burning during grilling. Partially cook the bacon; cut in half, and let cool on paper towels. Wrap the bacon around the shrimp, and skewer with bamboo through the point where the bacon ends meet (to keep from unraveling). Skewer 3 to 5 shrimp per bamboo. Combine the BBQ sauce, oil, chipotle, lemon juice, mustard, chile flakes, black pepper and cayenne in a blender and puree. Separate the sauce in half, one for basting and one for dipping. Cook the bacon-wrapped shrimp on a grill over medium heat. When the shrimp begin to turn pink, begin basting with the chipotle sauce. Serve with the remaining sauce on the side for dipping.
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Cheryl Bautch of Family Services joins us to talk about ways to help your children deal with the loss of a pet.
Sandy Mason from the U of I extension joins us to talk about plants you can begin growing now as we head into fall.
CHAMPAIGN -- The first day of school can bring out a range of emotions for your kids.
The Corvette Club of Illinois is showing-off cool cars for a cause on the morning show! You can help them raise money for a local charity at their golf outing.
Local nonprofits support ALS Association!
Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District explains the benefits of preventing runoff, and how.
The Vermilion County Animal Shelter shows us a few of the pets they have up for adoption.
How to help the Boy Scouts prepare tomorrow's community leaders.
A new program coming to area schools is teaching students about sex abuse.
Superintendent Dr. Judy Wiegand talks about plans moving forward, after the school board approved a referendum on the November ballot.
Help grant a wish to a child fighting a disease or terminal illness by attending "Wishes on Wheels" this weekend in Champaign.
We are joined by Dr. Dawn Brunner from Christie Clinic for our "Ask Your Family Physician" segment. She tackles questions from nosebleeds to acid reflux in this edition.
Sandy Mason joins us for "In the Garden" to talk about the prairie.
volunteer orientation which will be Wed. 8/20 from 6-7pm at the Champaign Public Library (16 yrs + can just show up, no reservation or advance notice req'd).
Sandy Mason talks about native prairie plants and how they can be beneficial to your garden.
Steve Ayers from the U of I extension joins us to talk about crop progress.
A disaster movie, a biopic and two classics are among the films playing in the area this weekend. Here to give us the lowdown on these movies is film critic, Chuck Koplinski.
Art Mart joins us in studio for Host at Home with some exquisite wines and cheeses.
Latest: 2:09 pm, 8/7/14, Thursday ILLINOIS -- An Urbana man has died after a horrific crash last month.
Cheryl Bautch from Family Services joins us to talk about words that can hurt children and why it's so important to avoid them.
Granola bars can be packed with sugar and trans fats. Christie Clinic's Maura Kennedy shows us how to make our own healthier version at home.
Sandy Mason from the U of I extension talks about good flowers for later in the summer season in this edition of "In the Garden."
Dr. Nathan Walker from Christie Clinic joins us for our "Ask Your Family Physician" segment. He answers questions with topics ranging from crones disease to sugar intake. Have a look to see what he has to say.
We are joined by the Douglas County Animal Shelter to give us some information on their adoption policies and to showcase some of their available pets.
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One of Disney's most popular movies, Mary Poppins, will be coming to life, flying on to the Parkland Stage!
ILLINOIS-- Researchers say 40% of parents are giving their children the wrong dose of medicine. Experts say the kitchen spoon is a big reason why.
Sandy Mason from the U of I Extension joins us to talk about tomatoes and tells us why yours might not be getting ripe as soon as quickly as you expected.
Latest: 5:52 pm URBANA -- Another shooting, this time near Booker T. Washington Elementary School.
Jesse Miller from the U of I joins us to talk about MRE's (Meals Ready to Eat) and how the heating element inside each one works to serve hot and ready meals to our military.
Sandy Mason joins us to talk about some good flowers for bees, butterflies and pollinators.
Our family physician from Christie Clinic joins us to talk about questions regarding anxiety, skin health, and dieting.
Latest: 10:05 pm MATTOON -- A fire which destroyed two buildings has finally been put out.
ILLINOIS-- University of Illinois police are teaching people how to survive a shooting.
Sandy Mason shows gives us some information on rooftop gardens and takes us to a place where you can see one for yourself.
Janice Hunt bought her hometown newspaper and is winning awards for her work.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Police are responding to a rollover accident.
Mike Atchison of Vermilion County Animal Shelter joins us to talk about upcoming events and give us some information on adoption prices and more.
C-U Public Health supports Cutting Government "Waist," a new program to encourage a healthy work environment. Parkland College is one of the agencies on board.
Bob Rowe from Classic Events Catering prepares rosemary-infused lemonade, cheese and bacon filled tarts, and marinated steak with grilled, blue-cheese topped peaches.
A great meal for grilling weather with a cocktail recipe to go with the summer theme. cocktail rosemary honey lemonade rosemary infused simple syrup ( 2 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 sprigs rosemary , simmer and let set ) 7 lemons 1/2 cup illini honey water vodka Tarts crusts...shortening , flour ( or pre-made ) filling...1 cup ricotta, 1 egg ....caramelized onions cooked in bacon drippings, crispy bacon, Parmesan cheese Steak marinade of sweet soy...grill.. bake till desired doneness peaches, sliced dipped in sugar and broiled ... finish cooking peaches ( while roating steak ) , last minute top wit blue cheese slice steak and serve with the blue cheese topped peaches Transcript: ( cocktail rosemary honey lemonade rosemary infused simple syrup ( 2 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 sprigs rosemary , simmer and let set )7 lemons 1/2 cup illini honeywater vodkaTarts crusts...shortening , flour ( or pre-made )filling...1 cup ricotta, 1 egg ....caramelized onions cooked in bacon drippings, crispy bacon, Parmesan cheeseSteakmarinade of sweet soy...grill.. bake till desired doneness peaches, sliced dipped in sugar and broiled ... finish cooking 3 peaches ( while rotating steak ) , last minute top wit blue cheese slice steak and serve with the blue cheese topped peaches
Congressman Rodney Davis invites all women to a special event.
Our family expert explains the most effective ways to punish children with time-outs.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY- Organization sees spike in calls from victims in the summer.
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