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A Tour Through Starved Rock Cabinetry, Abt’s Newest Neighbor

Starved Rock Ribbon Cutting

Last Friday, a small crowd gathered around the Design Center at Abt just off Zenith Drive. After heartfelt speeches, smiles (and perhaps a tear or two) the bright red ribbon was cut and Starved Rock Cabinetry officially opened its doors. These woodworking specialists have created a showroom crafted to meet the standards of the modern dream home, and…

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Grill Demo Days Are Back at Abt!

After a year without them, we’re excited to welcome back one of our most popular recurring events: BBQ grill demonstration days! Every summer, our weekend grill demos give potential shoppers a chance to see the newest outdoor cooking products in action. Grills are an excellent way to enjoy the outdoors, and they make a great gift (Father’s Day…

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Meet our Spring 2021 Star Employees

Abt Star Employees

To say that the last twelve months have been challenging would be way beyond an understatement. From persistent inventory issues to reduced shopper capacity and virtual work arrangements, there has been no shortage of obstacles for the retail industry. Yet through it all, we were able to have a successful year, thanks mostly to our dedicated staff. They’ve…

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RPM Seafood and Abt Present an In-Home Valentine’s Day Dinner Experience

rpm seafood at abt

We’re rapidly approaching Valentine’s Day, the biggest “dinner in a fancy restaurant” night of the year. Unfortunately, with area eateries still dealing with capacity restrictions—or being closed altogether—planning a night out this Valentine’s Day will be a challenge. Thankfully, many of our favorite restaurants have pivoted to offering to-go meals, some even giving you the option to finish…

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Abt’s Holiday Shipping Deadlines

abt truck with happy holidays banner

It might be hard to believe that it’s already the middle of December, since the passage of time hasn’t really made any sense this year. But here we are, less than two weeks from Christmas, probably still scrambling to get our holiday shopping done. This is the point where you’ll have to pay close attention to shipping deadlines…

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What is Sous Vide? A Guide to Modern Cooking

Sous Vide Cooking at Abt Electronics

The name is fancy, but the concept is simple. Food is placed in a bag and immersed in temperature-controlled water. This cooks the food slowly and evenly, with the chance of overcooking significantly reduced, as your food comes up to the temperature you desire and no higher. Abt Electronics has you covered with the equipment you need to…

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Abt Holiday Hours 2020

Time seems to be passing differently this year, and suddenly we find ourselves nearly at the end of 2020. Tomorrow we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving, and then begins the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season. And while Black Friday weekend will look quite a bit different this year, there’s still bound to be lots of shopping going on. We…

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