| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Tom Colicchio’s Herb-Butter Turkey
Yield: Makes 8 servings
For Gravy Base
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 pounds turkey necks and/or wings
2 cups diced onions
1 cup diced peeled carrots
1 cup diced celery
6 cups low-sodium chicken...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:17 PM
The agriculture classes at Clear Spring High School are selling poinsettias that were grown in the school’s greenhouse.
The poinsettias cost $8 each.
There will be red, pink, white and spotted varieties. Those interested can stop by the ag...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:04 PM
On the Thursday before Thanksgiving, Sef Gonzalez wanted to do something different for the food truck rally he organizes at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino in Hollywood.
So his asked 40 trucks to submit a dish for the Thanksgiving Dinner Challenge....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:19 AM
"Liver and onions — the poor man's gourmet delight."
— Stevens Bunker, retired Baltimore sea dog
The taste sensation of beef liver is like licking a piece of smooth, shiny metal. To the bite, the texture is akin to corduroy — wide...
| Apr 14, 2011
I've been going back and forth with myself on this one: one star, half a star? How do you rate a restaurant where the service is as crisp and professional as it gets, where everybody is made to feel welcome and special, where the crowd is a dizzyingly...
| Jan 6, 2011
First, locate the tiny, unassuming entrance to Little London Cafe, a long, narrow, white linoleum corridor of a diner in the middle of the San Gabriel Valley's Chinese food paradise. A sign outside claims that the restaurant specializes in fish and chips....
| Nov 17, 2010
| 6:00 PM
Ammo: "Hyper-seasonal" menu includes wild mushrooms and heirloom turkeys from Diestel ranch. Dishes are ordered a la carte. Orders must be placed by phone or e-mail by noon on Nov. 22, ready for pickup on Nov. 24 between 2 and 6 p.m. Prices range...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 10:06 AM
The Rev. Paul Sawyer, a Unitarian Universalist minister and peace and social justice activist whose landmark, onion-shaped former sanctuary in the San Fernando Valley was the site of one of the Merry Pranksters' famous "Acid Test" gatherings in the 1960s,...
| Apr 13, 2011
Reyna Simnegar's Persian father-in-law flatly refuses to use a knife along with his fork when eating meat. It's a fork and spoon when one is dining in the Persian style, so that meat had better be tender, reports the author of the new Sephardic kosher...
| Dec 12, 2010
It's a fact: Some people are really bad at gift-giving. And by some people I mean me. The traditional gift for every wedding anniversary I've been party to has been paper — as in hastily scrawled IOUs for Palm Springs vacations, weekends at the...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Walking the grounds at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in search of nourishment quickly becomes a game of how badly do you feel like cheating on your diet....