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  • Double happiness for the Chinese New Year

    Double happiness for the Chinese New Year
    Gung hei fat choy! That's the traditional Cantonese greeting (roughly translated as, "Wishing you great happiness and prosperity!") heard in midwinter with the arrival of the Chinese New Year, a lunar holiday falling this year on Sunday, Feb. 10. In...
  • Greg Schwem: Birthday wishes for the hard of hearing

    I have recently been made aware of how loud certain sounds can be, right down to the exact decibel. For example, I now know that normal speaking volume is between 60 and 70 decibels while whispers hover between 20 and 30 decibels. I know this because a...
  • Card warranty can come in handy

    The Angel of Appliance and Electronics Death has been on the prowl throughout the Funny Money household, claiming the microwave, a cellphone, a coffeemaker, a digital camera and the television. Which makes me glad that, so far at least, I don't have to...
  • Viking recalls built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door dispensers due to fire hazard

    Viking recalls built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door dispensers due to fire hazard
    Viking has recalled about 450 built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door water and ice dispensers due to a fire hazard. Electrical connectors in the refrigerator freezer wiring harness can overheat. Viking has received 27 reports of...
  • Recipe: Cherimoya semifreddo

    Recipe: Cherimoya semifreddo
      Total time: About 50 minutes, plus drying time and freezing time Servings: 8 Note: Make the kumquat zest the day before you plan to make the semifreddo. -------------------- Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L....
  • John D. Silva dies at 92; introduced news helicopter

    John D. Silva was the chief engineer for KTLA-TV in 1958 when he outfitted a helicopter with a TV camera and changed television news coverage forever. He turned a rented Bell helicopter into the Telecopter, essentially a flying TV studio. The first of...
  • Recipe: Brined turkey

    Recipe: Brined turkey
      Total time: 3 hours, plus 2 to 3 days brining time Servings: 12 plus leftovers Note: Adapted from Judy Rodgers. You may need more brining liquid depending on the size of your turkey and the bucket used. Increase the amounts of water, salt and sugar...
  • So many ways to chill

    Who doesn't love a cucumber? Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season. They peak with...
  • Recall Alert: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

     
    GM is recalling 44,668 model-year 2012 versions of the Chevrolet Sonic compact car because of a faulty windshield-wiper washer hose, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The affected vehicles were manufactured from May 5, 2011,...
  • Where do old refrigerators go to die?

    Where do old refrigerators go to die?
    The decline of my 10-year-old refrigerator started with an unsettling wheezing sound and ended with a death rattle that would have cost $500 to fix. So I, like 10 million other Americans each year, dropped money on a new fridge and had the broken one...
  • Recipe: Today's Gazpacho (Gazpacho Hoy)

    Recipe: Today's Gazpacho (Gazpacho Hoy)
    Active Work Time: 20 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 1/2 hours, plus 1 hour chilling 4 ounces (about 4 slices) stale bread, crusts removed 2 cloves garlic 2 pounds tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped 1 (2-inch-square) piece green bell pepper,...