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Holidays

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  • Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park

    Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park
    Say it isn't so! No more holiday Festival of Lights on Constitution Plaza? This from the mayor's office. Somehow I just don't think it will be the same... "A beloved 47-year-old holiday tradition in the City of Hartford is getting reinvigorated thanks to...
  • Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

    Cut Your Own Christmas Tree
    Like always, Christmas seemed to bombard us this year. As soon as Halloween passed, yup, there they were in the foyer of Home Depot. Sparkly, shining, blinking decorations. Just as the turkey was digested, the carols came on the radio and the stockings...
  • Thanksgiving entertaining tips: Buffet psychology 101

    Thanksgiving entertaining tips: Buffet psychology 101
    With the holidays just around the corner, more than a few of us will be hosting a festive dinner party, buffet or potluck. Following are a few helpful tips and tricks I've learned from hosting my own gatherings over the years: BUFFET PSYCHOLOGY 101:...
  • Holiday window displays light up New York, Philadelphia and London

    Here’s a shopping spree at some of the world’s finest retailers that won’t cost you a dime: viewing holiday displays in store windows. The only thing you’ll spend is time. Think of fancy store windows as a sort of early...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panforte

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panforte
    Sort of a cross between confection and cake, this Italian specialty is also known as a Siena cake. Dense, flat and unapologetically rich, panforte is studded with toasted pistachios, hazelnuts and almonds, as well as candied quince and orange zest,...
  • Holiday Cookie Bake-Off: Last day for recipes!

     Holiday Cookie Bake-Off: Last day for recipes!
    Today is the last day to enter our fifth annual Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. If you love baking for the holidays, consider sending us your best recipe — before the deadline, which is midnight tonight.  Submit your recipe, a photo...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panettone

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panettone
    Fragrant, yeasty holiday panettone -- studded with colorful bits of dried and candied fruit -- is festive just to look at and sweetly satisfying to eat. Classic panettone is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate bouchons

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate bouchons
    The perfect gift for the chocolate lover: bouchons. Thomas Keller's recipe for bouchons is built with a cup of cocoa powder and 6 ounces of chopped chocolate -- and twice that amount of melted butter. The bouchons turn out of their tins like oversize...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Mother's biscotti

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Mother's biscotti
    These classic cookies, flavored with sliced almonds, will keep for weeks in an airtight container. Biscotti is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen. We've compiled 25 great ideas, including quick and simple...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate pecan turtles

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate pecan turtles
    Still looking for a last-minute gift idea? I have your solution: chocolate pecan turtles. These little goodies come together in less than an hour, and you can't go wrong with chocolate. Or pecans. Or caramel. Did I mention simple? Just be sure to make...
  • New Year's Eve noshing: 25 easy-to-make dishes

    New Year's Eve noshing: 25 easy-to-make dishes
    Whether your New Year's festivities include planning a big cocktail party or hosting a simple dinner, odds are you'll want something to feed your guests over the hours as they count down to 2015. Here are 25 easy-to-make little dishes to choose from...