| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:06 AM
Blueberry Maple Breakfast Bake
- 14-ounce loaf egg challah or other white bread
- 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
- 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
- 8 eggs, beaten
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The corks will pop at 6 p.m. Thursday for Reading Between the Wines, a benefit for the Adult Literacy League, at the Orlando Science Center. Tickets are $75. Call 407-422-1540 or check out adultliteracyleague.org for information. In the meantime, let's...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:21 AM
My grandma played with rocks and sticks and farm animals when she was a young girl.
My mom played baseball and rode bikes with her friends.
But for my brother and me, it was all about the toys.
Over spring break, my teenage daughter decided to tackle...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The sign out front doesn't automatically call my name: "PDQ Fresh Tenders Salads Sandwiches."
All I know from tenders is what I see in the meat department at the grocery store — strange breast-meat pieces that seem ready-made for kids' hands to...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Q. A local garden center has really nice-looking maple trees. Is this a good time to plant them or should I wait until spring? Also, should I improve the soil?
A. Secure a couple of those good-looking maple trees for your yard if you can provide adequate...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:47 PM
SAIA Sushi and Asian Grill on Fort Lauderdale Beach launched new happy hour specials this past Tuesday. From 5:30 to 8 p.m. daily, draft beers start at $3 and half-carafes of sake cost $5. Signature cocktails cost $7 and are anything but Asian-inspired,...
| Mar 24, 2011
Former Chicago indie rock drummer Laura Ann Masura has made — and gotten into — an awful lot of jams since moving to Echo Park nearly seven years ago. But those first watery blueberry-Meyer lemon experiments and fussy crystallized...
| Jul 8, 2011
Last Wednesday at the Santa Monica market, rivulets of sweat coursed down the brow of Ron Cornelsen, a stone fruit grower from Reedley, and it was only 9 a.m. The previous day it had been 107 degrees in his orchard, and the monsoonal humidity made...
| Feb 23, 2012
When cooks travel, they inevitably bring back recipes as souvenirs. A trip to central Italy might mean a wonderfully simple braise of fennel in olive oil. Go to southwest France and come back with pork confit. Visit Tokyo and you find a twist on the...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:16 PM
| Aug 12, 2010
The iconic upside-down cake of the American imagination is a golden sponge gilded with a slick of caramel, a corona of sweetened pineapple rings and incandescent maraschino cherries. Yet as sunshiny as it may seem, it hardly qualifies as a seasonal...