| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Our own Angelo Elia is bringing an Italian countryside Christmas to New York City.
Next Tuesday, Dec. 4 he’ll cook at the prestigious James Beard House, accompanied by executive chef Rickie Piper and sommelier Koen Kersemanas. This is Elia's third...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Raise your hand if you've recently started an awkward party conversation with "I was on Pinterest the other night ..."
Consider both my hands raised.
Something about the mind-numbing way I sift through posts from my friends every night makes me think...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:45 AM
The annual Pillsbury Bake-Off concluded today in Orlando, Fla. The $1 million winner was annonced live on "The Martha Stewart Show."
Here is Christina Verrelli winning recipe for Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream.
Among the 100...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Demi Moore was the life of the party at the Chanel Beachside Barbecue held Wednesday night at the Soho Beach House in Miami Beach.
The 50-year-old Hollywood A-lister let loose in VIP, drinking Red Bulls and grinding to the music as paps snapped away....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
December is traditionally a time of shopping, socializing and reflection, when many La Cañadans gather together to put up the decorations, bake lasagna for the float builders, and plan for various cliffs, fiscal and otherwise.
In the spirit of winter...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:55 PM
The first olive branch — or, in this case, a bamboo shoot — has been extended to a neighbor of a Bluebird Canyon home who hosts monthly sweat lodges.
At a meeting last month, the Design Review Board voted 4-1 in favor of Andrew Soliz's...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Orioles Hall-of-Famer Eddie Murray has agreed to pay $358,151 to settle charges that he illegally profited from an insider trading scheme involving former teammate Doug DeCinces, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday.
| Apr 16, 2012
1 Start smart: Dive into the day with a super healthy, super delicious breakfast. How about the Apple and Cheddar Tartine, a la Real Simple magazine? Split a baguette lengthwise, then crosswise (extra points for whole grain); broil until lightly toasted,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Smoothies are an easy and healthy breakfast option.
Just throw a few ingredients into your blender and in five minutes you're ready to eat.
Just about every fast food restaurant has caught on to the smoothie fad and added them to menus. If you...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Food lends itself to good writing because, as M.F.K. Fisher so famously wrote long ago, writing about food often means writing about “other, deeper needs for love and happiness.” In defense of her craft and her subject, she declared: “...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:50 PM
As a child, one of my favorite car games was Herby Derby Slug Bug. Not to toot my own horn, but I was awesome at spotting Beetles from afar. I got a thrill out of turning the tables and slugging my two brothers, who otherwise always ganged up on me. (Ugh,...