| Oct 6, 2010
| 5:43 PM
It doesn't require any special equipment, and you can find all of the ingredients at your neighborhood grocery. This is ricotta you can -- and maybe should -- eat by itself.
When it comes to most things around the house, I'm about the most unhandy guy...
| Mar 31, 2010
Jean-Louis Brocardi, his parents, Jean Pierre and Paula, and sister, Stephanie, operate stalls at 24 summertime farmers markets, selling more than two dozen varieties of olives, hummus, pita bread and other Mediterranean specialties. The family recently...
| Apr 8, 2010
Young children are notoriously finicky. Broccoli, salmon, beets - name a healthy food, and there's a preschooler who won't eat it. But many just as quickly rule out carrots, pot roast or scrambled eggs, or anything that's not white or smothered in...
| Mar 5, 2010
Sugar has been blamed for a laundry list of health problems, including obesity and diabetes. But how do you know when you've had too much?
For the first time, Americans now have a benchmark: No more than 25 grams of added sugar a day for women and 37.5...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 10:42 AM
That kids love pasta is one of those parenting truisms that begins as relief (it's easy, it's cheap), quickly graduates to fatigue, and usually culminates in parody. I still remember the Year of the Noodle, in which my daughter ate almost nothing but milk...
| Jun 26, 2010
Sally and Jim Perkins met in choir class at Los Angeles City College, and they have been making beautiful music together ever since.
They celebrated their 60 wedding anniversary on June 11 with family at the Mauna Kea Beach Resort in Hawaii where they...
| Dec 19, 2009
| 3:54 PM
3 leeks, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup red wine
2 radicchio, sliced 1/4 inch thick
4 (13x9-inch) sheets fresh Lasagna Noodle Dough, or 12 packaged lasagna noodles, cooked
1 to 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 10:58 AM
Given the sour economy, one could be forgiven for buying only bargain wine, boxed wines even, for holiday meals and celebrations. But let's say there's a last-minute miracle: Your Scrooge of a boss turns wildly generous; Auntie Mame turns up in the...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 9:58 AM
THE WIT AND WISDOM OF CHEERS
Whether it's Carla or Cliff, Woody or Norm, the cast of characters on CHEERS is notorious for coming up with the best quips and comebacks in television. Here is a brief sampling of the wit and wisdom of CHEERS, dating back...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 6:42 PM
Oregonians famously don't want you to move there, but they don't mind a visit — unless you're Californian. Then don't bother, please, and thank you. Regional dislikes are nothing new: Connecticut people loathe New Yorkers (especially those behind...
| May 5, 2010
Tasty discovery: Small Italian sub
Price: $5.38 (small sub with medium drink)
Where to go: Andrea's Pizza. Riverdale Shopping Plaza, 1114-C W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton
Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:...