We look back at a pre-holiday week of further L.A. Tan revelations, sports triumphs, holiday cheer and a bit of crime.
Jason McDaniel said he and the clerk at L.A. Tan made a good team. During an interview with Patch, McDaniel was appreciative of the praise he's received, after thwarting an armed Gary Amaya. But McDaniel also pointed out that the young clerk wasted no time calling police, as McDaniel knocked Amaya down pointed with the same gun intended for the supposed robbery. Just a few days after the incident, L.A. Tan on 94th Avenue opened back up for business. In sports, the Sandburg Eagles wrestling team held strong on the mat against district rival Stagg, stretching their winning streak to 12. Sandburg girls basketball pushed their zone defense to win against Lemont. And Lukas Verzbicas won our first ever Fall Athlete of the Year after a stellar …
Courtesy of Orland Park baker Heather Stribrny, this decadent treat is good for any holiday.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Ben Feldheim
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Heather Stribrny enjoys pumpkin spice. The Orland Park resident and operator of her own bakery-for-hire called IBake, enjoys the pungent flavors of pumpkin and ginger spices so much she put her own spin on two classic desserts. Presenting pumpkin cheesecake. The trick to this recipe is letting the cake sit after baking long enough for the flavors to meld. "It's even better two days later," Stribrny said. Look for a feature and video of Heather making this treat after the Thanksgiving holidays. -Crust: -Cheesecake: Crust: -Preheat oven to 350 degrees. -Use a food processor to grind the butter and snaps or grahams. Pulse it. Don't make it too fine. -In a nine-inch springform pan, press the crust mixture evenly onto the bottom and sides of…