| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
This morning I decided I'd get up early and go for a run. Just hop out of bed, get dressed and get going before the kids were up, explaining to my husband that I'd be back in 40 minutes or so.
And that's what would have happened, except, you know, for...
| 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...
| 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: “...
| Apr 19, 2012
Veteran actress Cybill Shephard makes a return to TV in the Lifetime series "The Client List." She plays Jennifer Love Hewitt's mom.
The show is about a young mom (Jennifer) whose husband walks out on her and she is about to lose the family home. She...
| Apr 21, 2012
Long before Rick Bayless, the Too Hot Tamales and even Diana Kennedy, there was another teacher and cookbook writer who introduced authentic Mexican food to a wider American audience. Though she is all but unknown today, at the turn of the 20th century...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis says that her mother would make frittatas, the Italian egg dish, with whatever leftovers she had in the refrigerator. "
That was the joke," she tells viewers in segment of her cooking show. "What's in the frittata...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
J.C. Penney Co.’s effort to shake up its look isn’t going entirely smoothly – the retailer is being sued for $40 million by lighting design and branding firm Hudson + Broad Inc. over its new Fair and Square icon.
In a complaint filed...
| Apr 27, 2012
You may have suspected that Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are not of this world. Now there's proof.
OK -- "proof" may be a bit strong. But the two pop stars will be among the faces on the alien surveillance board in "Men in Black 3," which continues the...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2013
"Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries: Delicious Recipes Throughout The Year," By Clodagh McKenna, Kyle Books, $27.95
What it is:
Dubbed "Ireland's answer to Rachael Ray and Martha Stewart" by Forbes magazine, TV food and travel personality Clodagh McKenna takes...
| Mar 8, 2013
It's a hot look that many people are cool to embrace: open shelving in the kitchen.
Thick floating shelves of satiny walnut or stone. Gleaming stainless steel that channels industrial loft or minimal chic ? the appeal is easy to see.
Open kitchens get...