| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Top of crops: Proving that no matter how many times designers show crop tops on the runway, the only place they truly translate is in Hollywood, Shailene Woodley (who seems to have a particular penchant for the crop) stepped out in the above Proenza...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Looking for a sous vide immersion circulator to make evenly cooked, tender chicken, beef or maybe elk but can't afford the hefty price tag? Even the PolyScience machine available through Williams-Sonoma (and the SousVide Supreme) cost more than $300 --...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Thursday is Julia Child's 101st birthday, and the weather is cooperating. Who wants to eat, much less prepare, Child's beloved boeuf bourguignonne in 90-degree temperatures?
Boeuf bourguignonne, although not necessarily Child's version, is on the menu...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
For those who missed it, the latest news in Towson is that the Baltimore County Council will soon take up legislation to consider whether more people ought to be allowed to keep chickens in their backyards. The bill doesn't actually make a decision on...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The nonprofit organization that safeguards Julia Child's legacy has a beef with culinary retail giant Williams-Sonoma, according to a lawsuit filed last week in Santa Barbara County Superior Court.
The chain has been illegally using Child's name and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:40 PM
While shopping for pancake mix at Williams-Sonoma a few days ago, my wife and I observed a sign that declared, “Fall Has Arrived!”
As anyone who has been around knows, it was downright hot and muggy in SoCal for many days. According to my...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:56 PM
We returned from vacation to learn our neighbors were organizing a group garage sale the next morning.
Did we want in? asked one.
We did. Need the space, we said.
Our tidy block of tiny homes was to become an open-air bazaar — OK, a flea...
| Nov 27, 2013
Ugly sweater parties, peppermint mochas and those slightly addicting holiday tunes creeping on the radio are all pretty good indicators that it's about time you started cracking on your holiday gift list. Regardless of where you're shopping this holiday...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Cuisinart has recalled about 25,000 (7-cup) food processors because of laceration hazard. The reversible slicing/shredding disc can loosen when in use and the blade can strike and break the food processor’s cover. The cover’s broken plastic...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Christmas decorating spans from cutesy to nostalgic, but no matter the preference, it’s essential to peek into Chicagoland retailers with one thing in mind – making your holiday memorable you.
Whether looking to go all out or simply (and...