| Feb 22, 2011
Some call it the Deer Camp microwave, a reference to its—shall we say?—rustic charm.
The 1980 Kenmore Solid State boasts a faux wood exterior and an unlikely but inspiring list of cooking options (braise, simmer, roast, sauté) on the front...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Here's one South Florida money-saving tip: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season.
A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food. Just ask the South...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Tropical Storm Emily reminds us: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season.
A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food, said Marilyn Gordon, a...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 2:51 AM
Here are some deals to get your Tuesday off on the right foot, Chicago. Now, if you are a city resident, don't let all the shopping distract you from voting!
- Interesting news from Amazon: In addition to free 2-day shipping and cheap shipping upgrades,...
| Feb 24, 2011
Baby artichoke gratin
Total time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 to 10
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, please share it with us: Click here to upload...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Want to trade in that rickety old washing machine or fridge? Broward County will pay rebates to county residents and businesses for buying energy-efficient appliances.
The county will pay rebates for eligible EnergyStar appliances to residents of $150 to...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness owns a second house that has run afoul of housing codes, cost taxpayers money and irked neighbors for its condition.
Shortly after moving in, a woman renting the home in 2009 with federal assistance complained...
| Mar 2, 2011
Homemade pop tarts
Total time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 pop tarts
Note: The pie dough also makes enough dough for 1 double-crust or 2 single-crust pies.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen...
| May 27, 2012
| 2:47 PM
In Beijing, the culinary icon is Peking duck, a dish as old as the Ming Dynasty.
BEIJING — Chicago has its hot dogs; Philadelphia adores its cheesesteaks. In Beijing, the culinary icon is Peking duck, a dish as old as the Ming Dynasty.
| Feb 26, 2011
| 5:19 PM
Healthy juice drinks and smoothies are a delicious way to add fruits and vegetables to your daily diet. Nutrient-rich beverages provide vitamins, dietary fiber and phytochemicals. They also make great mini-meals and portable snacks. Perfect the art of...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Beauty comes with a price--as in $5.00, $10.00 or more for a tube of lipstick!
But before you throw out those used tubes, think recycling---of the lipstick, not the tube. LipStix ReMix says there’s plenty of lipstick in those “old”...