| May 6, 2010
Yum, yum. Mac 'n' Cheese and Tomato Soup, the names for coneflowers, make you think of good things to eat.
In reality they are because the butterflies in your garden will like sipping their nectar.
The coneflowers — a stunning golden and tomato-...
| May 19, 2010
| 7:12 AM
Memorial Day Ideas:
Try using a chimney starter
There is no lighter fluid, it is easy to manage self contained coals and easy to add additional coals when needed that are already hot and ready to use.
When selecting recipes for your Memorial...
| Jun 9, 2010
Sometimes it can be a challenge to get your children to eat healthy. Kids can be resistant to new foods, and as they get older they become more set in their eating patterns. Sometimes their food preferences can be quite narrow. There's fair research to...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2010
The Boardroom, right in the middle of Victory Park, combines all the typcial "Sports-Bar" qualities with a pinch of Dallas chic. In order to fall under the definition of a "sports-bar," there are some key elements that must be included.
First, you must...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:31 AM
Oh, my aching back! What a relief it is to get rid of all that income tax stuff and those precious registration papers. Uffdah! The missus is getting slower every year for putting this stuff away. Doesn't she realize those things are heavy and give me...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:07 PM
One of the most valuable parenting lessons I learned came before I was even a parent. It had nothing to do with diapers, puberty or college funds. It had everything to do with macaroni and cheese.
I was single, childless and naturally wise beyond my...
| Mar 23, 2011
Does your 2-year-old eat octopus?
Congratulations, you don't need this book.
The rest of us, the parents who introduce and reintroduce broccoli the recommended 15 times — with less than stellar results — will find safe haven here. "The...
| Nov 18, 2010
Queen and Diva's mac 'n' cheese
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: From Sebrena Smith and Sean Swayze.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food...
| Nov 11, 2010
The long narrow plate arrived at her table, and, like any good food blogger, Shauna James Ahern paused to take it all in: roasted red piquillo peppers — plump with a lentil stuffing — alongside graceful strands of quick-pickled green beans and...
| Nov 3, 2010
Almost everybody loves Mac and Cheese, but the quick and easy pasta treat easily increases your daily calorie count. ABC26 Nutritionist Molly Kimball LOVES "Annie's Whole Wheat Shells and White Cheddar". Kimball says the whole wheat and fiber are a bonus,...