| 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...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Last week’s earthquake in Japan is yet another wakeup call for the Southland. As you read this column think about our situation if the California’s “big one” hit right now. Are you ready?
One of the lessons from the earthquake...
| Mar 21, 2011
Stopped taking your lunch to work, right? Was it because you (a) loathe boring food containers, (b) hate eating soggy sandwiches, (c) don't have a refrigerator at work, (d) despise lugging home bulky empty containers, or (e) all of the above?
| Apr 11, 2011
| 12:05 PM
You don't have to look far to find environmental allergy triggers. In fact, nearly all of them can be found inside your home. Fortunately, they're relatively easy to lessen or banish. Follow these tips from allergy specialists to allergy-proof your abode....
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:46 PM
A text-book bunt in the bottom of the sixth provided VFW with the winning run against Hobie.
VFW came up with a three-run rally in its final at-bat, capped by a run-scoring bunt by Aaron Sweet, to pull out a 9-8 victory Wednesday in Laguna Beach Little...
| Apr 20, 2011
Count us among the fans of Peter Rabbit Organics' new line of fruit and veggie squeeze pouches for babies, with flavor combos like carrot, squash and apple; pea, spinach and apple; and sweet potato, corn and apple.
Sure, we like that they're convenient...
| Apr 28, 2011
NOTE: Master Class columns are intended for ambitious home cooks, and some of the recipes may call for special ingredients or equipment. When that is the case, we will provide an alternative method for the main element of the dish so it can be prepared...
| Apr 22, 2011
Hurricane season in Florida begins in less than six weeks, which means now is the time stock up on the gadgets and supplies that will help keep your home as safe as possible.
Storm experts predict a busy season with up to 16 named storms, including...
| May 5, 2011
In a downtown parking lot sits one of the most impressive things that Jamie Oliver, the chef-activist-TV personality, has brought to Los Angeles for his "Food Revolution" television show: a red-and-khaki-striped big rig tricked out as a traveling...
| 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....
| May 10, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Senior living communities are designed expressly for a very special market of prospective residents, and include equally distinctive features.
From wide hallways to emergency call systems, from divided medicine cabinets to special lighting treatments,...