| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Total time: 1 hour, plus overnight chilling time
Servings: Makes 5 1/2 dozen cookies
Note: From Donna Deane
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter
1/2 cup chunky...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
“This is the spray tan traffic zone, right here.” — host Tom Bergeron
We’ve reached the “Dancing With the Stars” Season 16 finals, ballroom fans! And this two-hour, heavily padded first-night showcase had each of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Sara’s Sandwich Shop
5841 Arctic Blvd.
$7-$9 per plate
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday
Work has been piling up these days, but I recently managed to...
| Apr 9, 2013
If you were a girl in the 1950s, Annette Funicello was the ideal of feminine goodness, your fantasy best friend forever. If you were a boy, she was your dream date, demure, doe-eyed and just different enough to set hearts pounding.
The most adored of...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Wedding date: May 25, 2013
Her story: Emily Kohler, 30, grew up in Camp Hill, Pa., and lives in Parkville. She is a product representative for a flooring distributor. Her father, Bradley Kohler, is a program manager, and her mother, Ruth Ann Kohler,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:10 AM
I have seen the mountaintop and it is layered thick in cheese and beef.
Since March my friend and I scoured Burbank for the best cheeseburger in the city. Many readers offered their favorite haunts — and some griddle jockeys I met along the way...
| Jun 23, 2013
The U.S. Senate recently passed a modernized farm bill that improves support for South Dakota's family farmers and ranchers and reduces the national deficit. It has modern-sense reforms, including the elimination of antiquated direct payments, while...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Our Monday morning #weekendeats chat on Twitter is meant to soothe the office blues with a healthy does of food porn. This week's chat was especially satisfying, with a good mix of everything from mini pies to cheese and olive straws, enough tacos to feed...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Taste of China
954 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 745-5872
As far as real-deal Chinese restaurants go, New Haven is lucky enough: Great Wall and Royal Palace are both downtown. But stick around long enough, and you might start to hear rumors of a...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:41 AM
We were on our way to dine at a restaurant in the Quail Hill Shopping Center in Irvine, but when we arrived, we discovered it was packed, so we wandered around the center and came across a sweet little Thai place called Thai Bamboo Bistro.
| Mar 28, 2013
The other day at lunch, two Chicago police detectives, Bill Sullivan and Michele Moore-Grose, were talking with me about the murder cases they've been working and the young people shot dead.
They brought up a movie to explain what they see in Chicago....