| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Josh Brolin plays an escaped convict who reawakens the sensual side of a withdrawn single mother (Kate Winslet) in Jason Reitman's lovely romance, "Labor Day," which will play a one-week awards qualifying run starting Dec. 27 before opening in theaters...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:40 AM
An ancient grain used as far back as the Stone Age, barley doesn't just shine in cereals and breads. This hardy grain is perfect for lending depth to soups and stews, as well as salads. Check out these ideas.
For a Mediterranean barley salad, toss...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Launched this spring, Modern Farmer is a new quarterly magazine that editor and founder, Ann Marie Gardner, calls "more farm than table."
The inaugural issue clocks in at a hefty 136 glossy, full-color pages and is packed with stories that cover a...
| Jun 22, 2013
Gary Vitti is at home cooking dinner for a few friends. But you can't escape the feeling that he's got someplace else he'd rather be.
He loves to cook, no doubt about that. And he's good at it. But at this time of year, Vitti really ought to be...
| Apr 14, 2013
The White House finally made it official last week: Yes, the civil war in Syria is a slippery slope, and yes, we're on it.
Nobody in the Obama administration actually used those words, of course. But if you paid attention to what officials said, it...
| Jun 4, 2013
If there was a moment when the United States could have intervened in Syria, it looks like that moment has passed.
Shiite militants, including Hezbollah — partly at the behest of their paymasters in Iran — are racing to the defense of Bashar...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Marcella Hazan, whose many cookbooks introduced Americans to the true food of Italy, died Sunday morning at her home in Longboat Key, Fla., according to her husband, Victor Hazan. She was 89 and had been in failing health for several months.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Penelope Casas, one of the pioneering writers in the English language on Spanish cuisine, has died. She was 70 years old. Her death was reported to the New York Times by her daughter, Elisa.
Casas’ first book, 1982’s “The Foods and...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Doritos may soon be a menu ingredient at Buffalo Wild Wings, one of the nation’s most popular restaurant chains. Can the Doritos infiltration into the American diet -- Taco Bell sells 1 million Doritos Locos Tacos a day -- be stopped?
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Listen up, L.A. If you want to know what California cuisine is, look in the mirror.
We talk a lot about the ingredients. Unrivaled seasonal produce – goodbye tomatoes, hello pomegranate, farm-to-table and all very precious. But there’s...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Gwyneth Paltrow might have gotten off easy with Martha Stewart. But that might not be the case if the rumors are true about a looming Vanity Fair profile of the Oscar winner.
Some are anxiously awaiting the arrival of an upcoming Vanity Fair profile...