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  • 'Frozen': Defying meteorology ★★★

    'Frozen': Defying meteorology ★★&#9733
    Big, bright, often beautiful and essentially an action movie, as are most animated features these days, "Frozen" comes from Walt Disney Animation Studios. While Disney credits the 1845 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen" as primary...
  • Tour de Broward: Por el corazón de los niños el domingo 23

     Tour de Broward: Por el corazón de los niños el domingo 23
    A sus 22 años Elizabeth Torres, es violinista profesional y pinta hermosos paisajes— a pesar de padecer del Síndrome de Down. Esta residente de West Palm Beach es para muchos y en especial para las personas discapacitadas toda una inspiración. Como...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked by 'No Shots Fired' plea

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked by 'No Shots Fired' plea
    Martin Luther King, Jr., was honored Monday with parades, marches, a Google Doodle -- and a poignant plea to turn this holiday into a "No Shots Fired" Day. The King Center, devoted to King's philosophy of nonviolence while working to eliminate poverty...
  • Updating Martha Washington's cake

    Updating Martha Washington's cake
    In the 18th century, entertaining was done with desserts that could feed a crowd — a huge crowd. An election cake might serve up to 150 people, says Michael Krondl, a New York City food historian and author of "Sweet Invention: A History of Dessert....
  • Historic desserts are still within reach of today's cooks

    Historic desserts are still within reach of today's cooks
    Desserts are the sweet stuff of which memories are made, particularly in a holiday season, a time typically so rich with recollections. Salute that spirit with a historic dessert rooted in the North American past. For while tastes, trends and technology...
  • Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve

    Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve
    New Year's Eve is just six days away. Do you have your dinner reservations yet? If not, I've got a few extras. More than 130, actually. As I've done for the last 13 years (and 18 of the last 20), I've made reservations, in my name, at restaurants...
  • Fruits of good fortune

    Fruits  of good fortune
    Welcome the Year of the Horse with a citrusy kick that will not only deliver good flavor right now but also will promise good fortune in the months ahead. Citrus fruits like oranges, kumquats and pomelos are traditional for the Lunar New Year, which...
  • The Boka restaurateurs behind star chefs

    The Boka restaurateurs behind star chefs
    In 10 short years, Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz have gone from being fledgling restaurateurs to being the Chicago restaurateurs everyone wants to work for. It's not just that their restaurants are successful, though that's certainly the case. Boka...
  • Execution halted for child murderer who wants to donate heart

    Execution halted for child murderer who wants to donate heart
    An Ohio man slated to die this week for the rape and murder of a 3-year-old won a stay of execution Wednesday with a last-minute offer to donate his heart and other organs. An attorney for Ronald Phillips, 40, has said that the bid is not a stalling...
  • Happy Holidays: Google Doodle avoiding 'war on Christmas' rumpus?

    Happy Holidays: Google Doodle avoiding 'war on Christmas' rumpus?
    Nicely played, Google Doodle! I see what you did there. Today's Google Doodle kicks off Christmas Eve by sidestepping the never-to-be-resolved "Merry Christmas" versus "Happy Holidays" debate. The Google Doodle simple shows a bucolic scene of a couple...
  • Gay couples without kids have happiest relationships, survey finds

    Gay couples without kids have happiest relationships, survey finds
    Couples without kids -- especially gay couples without kids – have the happiest relationships, according to a new survey out of England. But heterosexual couples with kids, and especially mothers, are happiest "with life," the same survey found....