| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:04 PM
While walking through the woods last weekend – before the snow – my kids and I spied lovely little tufts of greenery peeking out of the cold wet ground every where we looked.
Some were bunches of grass blades but most were the first wild...
| May 1, 2011
I've outgrown J.D. Salinger, and I don't know where that leaves me.
I was 10 when my father handed me "The Catcher in the Rye," and I found not just a voice for all the wild despair and sudden inexplicable elation of adolescence but an acknowledgement...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:11 AM
CARPINTERIA -- A man in Santa Barbara County has been arrested for allegedly secretly videotaping a woman with a camera hidden inside a "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book in her bedroom.
Donald Lee Bedford was arrested Thursday. Detectives seized computers...
| Jan 21, 2011
Man flu is an urban legend that has lived in the minds of women for years and now according to an Engaged Mutual study of more than 3,000 men it appears to be real. Half of the men in the study exaggerate their symptoms--headaches become migraines and the...
| Sep 2, 2010
It may be 7,536 miles away from her own kitchen in Tel Aviv, but I can just see my 95-year-old mother jotting down suggestions for what she thinks my sister in Los Angeles should serve on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that starts at sundown Wednesday....
| Sep 9, 2010
A chill in the air this time of year seems to bring that all-too-familiar scratch in the throat and tickle in the nose, and that's what makes the work two scientists achieved at Argonne National Laboratory a little timely, a little intriguing and a little...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Kellogg's has added tasty chips to its Special K line of savory snacks. We love the crisp Sour Cream & Onion Cracker Chips; there are also Sea Salt Chips. Munch tasty Multi-Grain or Savory Herb crackers for a heartier snack. Buy a box for...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:37 PM
We're betting you'll agree that this is the Best Noodle Soup Ever. Our Asian-style chicken soup with lots of noodles swimming in the flavorful broth is sure to bowl over your soup-lovers.
Cooking Time: 20 min
- 8 cups chicken...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Last week I overspent my $100 grocery budget by $26.26, so I was sorta hoping to stay under budget this week. I wasn't really counting on it though, since I had a birthday barbecue to shop for. So I wasn't too surprised to tally up my receipts and learn...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:00 AM
A bowl of cold, leftover rice isn’t the sexiest thing in the refrigerator but it can be blessedly versatile, giving worknight dinners a push in, perhaps, a new, delicious direction. You can use cold rice in dishes from appetizers to entrees to...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:56 PM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Olivia Williams was born in London today in 1968. This birthday gal has starred in such films as "The Ghost Writer," "Rushmore" and "The Sixth Sense." Prolific in British television, Williams' forays into American TV have included...