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  • 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...
  • Meghan Trainor sings Thanksgiving carols we can all relate to

    Meghan Trainor sings Thanksgiving carols we can all relate to
    Let’s be honest, most families’ Thanksgivings don’t come close to a Norman Rockwell painting. “All about that Bass” singer Meghan Trainor channeled her awkward family holiday moments into fake Thanksgiving carols for...
  • 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 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...
  • 8 steak spots for Father's Day and a free burger to boot

    8 steak spots for Father's Day and a free burger to boot
    This Sunday is Father’s Day. For a lot of dads, that might mean one thing -- meat. And when it comes to meat, what's more satisfying than a juicy steak? Take a stab at one of these eateries to satisfy your father’s beefy cravings: Oliver&...
  • Food editor Russ Parsons on the turkey everyone loves

    Food editor Russ Parsons on the turkey everyone loves
      After more than 20 years of writing Thanksgiving turkey recipes, I thought I had seen it all. And then came the "Judy Bird." Inspired by the chicken-cooking technique of my friend Judy Rodgers, chef and owner at San Francisco's Zuni Cafe, it couldn'...
  • A more flavorful dry-brined turkey

    A more flavorful dry-brined turkey
      Thanksgiving is a holiday built on tradition. And, much to my surprise, I seem to have found a new one of my own -- writing about dry-brined turkey. After more than 20 years of Thanksgiving stories, I didn't think there was much left that could be...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Holland America ms Westerdam ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here. 7-Day Western Caribbean 2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
  • Recipe: Turkey in a bag with Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing

    Recipe: Turkey in a bag with Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing
      Active work time: 15 minutes Total preparation time: 4 hours 1 (15-to 20-pound) turkey Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing, cooled 1/4 cup oil 1 cup apricot preserves Salt Freshly ground black pepper Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Clean the...