| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:11 PM
The way you prepare your food can be just as important as what food you eat. Is there any point in eating broccoli, for example, if you cook the life out of its natural carcinogen killers? On the other hand, some foods, such as tomatoes, may offer more...
| Nov 6, 2010
After a two-year house hunt, "CSI: Miami" star Rex Linn has bought a Sherman Oaks home for $1,415,000.
The actor had been renting a less than 1,000-square-foot John Lautner-designed house nearby for 20 years but decided he was ready to pull the trigger...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 2:18 PM
With frightful little creatures ringing the doorbell all evening, Halloween isn't the best time for a sit-down dinner party.
But with Oct. 31 falling on the weekend again this year, it'd be a shame to call it a night too early. So invite your friends...
| May 10, 2012
With one high-profile haircut on the Paramount Studios lot, Vidal Sassoon vaulted to fame in Hollywood.
Flown in from London, he trimmed the tresses of Mia Farrow for her role in the film "Rosemary's Baby" — a $30 haircut that he calculated cost...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Prep Time: 40 minInactive Prep Time:
Cook Time: 10 min
Serves: 6-8 servings
- 1 pound farfalle pasta
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 yellow squash, sliced into 1/4-inch thick discs
- 1 zucchini...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Wa-shoes is a variation of Washer Pitching, which is also based on Horseshoes. It is played inside a garage or basement, or outside in the yard or on a deck. Wa-shoes is a game of skill, played by 2 or 4 people. The game uses 6 round metallic washers (3...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 1:49 PM
PARIS, France -- The common-law wife of renowned French chef Jean Francois Poinard admits she killed him and stuffed his body in the freezer. She is now under investigation for manslaughter.
The frozen corpse of Poinard, 71, one of Lyon's top chefs int...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 12:49 PM
When I first started growing vegetables, I found myself waiting for the precise moment when my veggies looked like the stuff I'm used to seeing at the supermarket: big plump broccoli heads, lettuce grown tightly into a ball, tomatoes perfectly uniform and...
| Oct 9, 2010
I can't hear the word "plastics" without thinking of "The Graduate." When the film was released in 1967, plastics may have represented the future, but today we're faced with the past — what to do with all those used wrappers, bottles and...
| Jun 16, 2011
Dear SOS: Have you tried the roasted veggie burger at Upper West in Santa Monica? If you haven't, you must. It is hands down the best veggie burger on the planet. Would love to see if the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen can come up with the recipe....
| Dec 8, 2011
A book about ground meat. It might not seem that appealing at first, but as this cookbook points out, aren't many of the world's favorite comfort foods based on ground meats of some sort or another?
Author James Villas takes what most would consider a...