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  • Farmers Markets: A CSA model for seafood in Santa Monica

    Farmers Markets: A CSA model for seafood in Santa Monica
    Fishermen selling their own catch at Southern California farmers markets are vanishing. An attractive alternative is Community Seafood, a "community-supported fishery" that started selling last Sunday at the Santa Monica Main Street farmers market....
  • REVIEW: Dwight Yoakam delivers like a honky tonk man at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    Dwight Yoakam is a honky tonk man. And at his concert Wednesday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, he did what honky tonk men do. Dwight Yoakam at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Wednesday Photos by Brian Hineline/Special to The Morning......
  • Britten at 100: Celebrating a great British composer

     Britten at 100: Celebrating a great British composer
    While much of the classical music world is immersed in honoring the bicentennials of Verdi and Wagner, another composer anniversary of signal importance, the 100th birthday of Benjamin Britten, is jostling for attention this year. Fortunately there...
  • The pleasures of burrata

    Have you noticed how sometimes an ingredient you'd never heard of before is suddenly on menus everywhere? Sometimes, such ingredients are nothing but trendy, seeming to vanish as quickly as they arrived. But other times, they stay around, becoming...
  • An elegant seasonal salad

    Sometimes it can be difficult to think of winter, which begins on Dec. 22, as a salad season. After all, salads are so often associated with the fresh new growth of springtime. But, in fact, you can easily find so many delicious ingredients at this time...
  • Tasty Tuesday: Maple Balsamic Strip Steaks

    Tasty Tuesday: Maple Balsamic Strip Steaks
    Recipe provide by Kansas Beef Council Makes 4 servings Total Recipe Time: 45 to 55 minutes Marinade Time: 15 minutes to 2 hours Ingredients: 2 boneless beef top loin (strip) steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 8 to 10 ounces each) 2 Bartlett or red...
  • Chamber society offers eloquent homage to Britten's centennial

    The flood tide of Benjamin Britten performances honoring the great British composer's centenary has barely begun. Both the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Chamber Musicians are planning major observances beginning in the fall, and others are...
  • Watercolor artists strut their stuff

    Watercolor artists strut their stuff
    Like many of their fruity brethren, pears and strawberries have provided the subject for innumerable watercolor still lifes in the past — yet most of these earnest efforts have produced middling if not worse results at best. But not so with the...
  • Beverly Glen farmers market makes a comeback

    Beverly Glen farmers market makes a comeback
    The Beverly Glen farmers market, which had a soft opening last Saturday at the Glen Centre shopping mall just south of Mulholland Drive, revives an event that debuted 11 years ago. That version folded due to a lack of parking, but the reincarnation offers...
  • Farmers Markets: Changes in South Pasadena, Westwood

    Farmers Markets: Changes in South Pasadena, Westwood
    Two popular and successful farmers markets, in South Pasadena and Westwood, are in the process of replacing the veteran managers who helped build them. Greta Dunlap, a star among managers, helped establish the South Pasadena farmers market in 1999,...
  • Recipe: Cherry-pear mostarda

    Recipe: Cherry-pear <i>mostarda</i>
      Total time: 25 minutes Servings: Makes a generous 1½ quarts Note: Adapted from Quinn and Karen Hatfield. Dried pears can be found in most well-stocked and gourmet markets, as well as online. Pickled mustard seeds are available at select gourmet...