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  • Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers

    Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers
    Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Last Man Standing Vanessa (Nancy...
  • A different kind of Hanukkah treat

    Happy Hanukkah! The Jewish Festival of Lights begins this weekend, on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8. Everywhere, for eight nights, happy celebrants will light candles at sundown, recite blessings, sing songs, spin dreidls, and share presents. And, of...
  • Funny Money: Clean up with a mid-year check-up

    It's July, Funny Money fans, and you know what that means! No, not, "Put away the Christmas decorations" -- we're not that far behind on chores at the Funny Money household. Still, my boy, Funny Money Jr., or as I call him, "Li'l Money" ('cuz that's...
  • Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom

    Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom
    In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles. Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...
  • Meet Santa's new helper - Fiscal Cliff

    We are now officially in danger of driving over everyone's own personal "fiscal cliff" as we approach our December holidays. Although I just used the "h-word," let me note that I keep Christmas in my heart (and St. Patrick's Day in my desk drawer) all...
  • $190 Million Greenwich House Is Nice But …

    It's not supposed to be a great weather day, so I've been thinking about giving that guy who owns the $190 million house in Greenwich a call to see if he's going to be around. Although the $190 million is a little outside my range — OK, $189,700,...
  • Meteorologist Rachel Frank Forecasting A Sunny Future

    Meteorologist Rachel Frank Forecasting A Sunny Future
    "I'm a doubter," says FoxCT TV meteorologist Rachel Frank. But there is one decision, "I don't have any doubts about." It's a decision Rachel made last December in Las Vegas. She was going out to dinner with her grandparents in Las Vegas when the...
  • Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes

    Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes
    As a child in Hebrew school, I was taught the story of the Hanukkah miracle: When the Jews in the land of Israel defeated the foreigners, the priests seeking to rekindle the temple's eternal light found enough ritually pure oil for only one day....
  • Recipe: Hanukkah kubanah with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread)

    Recipe: Hanukkah <i>kubanah</i> with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread)
    Hanukkah kubanah with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread) Total time: 5 hours, plus about 2 hours rising time Servings: 8 1 envelope active dry yeast (¼ ounce or 2¼ teaspoons) 1/3 cup lukewarm water (about 110 degrees) 2 tablespoons sugar,...
  • Tidings of comfort and latkes

    Tidings of comfort and latkes
    What am I cooking for Christmas dinner? Well a goose, of course, a fine, fat one, cooked in the Barbara Kafka way that involves high heat and an hour of resting in the cooling oven; and my mom's sweet-and-sour red cabbage; and blanched Brussels sprouts...