| May 29, 2011
As soon as you sit down for a mani-pedi, the upsell starts: Callus removers, paraffin dips and shoulder massages can each cost an extra $5, $10, $15 or more.
And if you opt for a mani-pedi with "the works" — with maybe a fancy-sounding soak, scrub,...
| May 24, 2011
He helped build racer that set speed record
Bill Summers, 75, who with his brother Bob built a four-engine racer called Goldenrod that in 1965 set a speed record for wheel-driven cars, died May 12 at his home in Ontario of natural causes,...
| Sep 26, 2011
If you grew up in North Texas anytime between the 1960's and the mid-90's, you might not have heard of Jerry Haynes, but many of you will certainly remember who Mr. Peppermint was.
Jerry Haynes was "Mr. Peppermint." He died Monday in Longview after...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 6:37 AM
Buy one festive holiday drink and get one (of equal or lesser value) for free. 11/17 - 11/20 only, 2-5 PM. For official details: http://merry.starbucks.com/en-us/#/bogo/. For Starbucks offers on your phone, text MERRY to 697289. And for those wondering...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:28 PM
Celebrate Christmas with frozen treats, the Peppermint Prince, and of course, the big guy.
Santa is coming to Orange Coast College for its Repertory Theatre Company's An Old-Fashioned Melodrama and Ice Cream Social two weekends in December.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Champagne! Cocktails! Coffee drinks with whipped cream! It can be fun to celebrate the holidays with a festive beverage. But if you don’t watch those liquid calories, you can pack on the pounds.
Having just a couple of holiday drinks can be the...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Katherine Anne Confections
2745 W. Armitage Avenue
3/4 oz gelatin 4 oz water, cold 12 oz sugar 6 oz light agave nectar or brown rice syrup 4 oz local honey 3 oz water 1/2...
| Dec 20, 2011
Q: Recently while in England I picked up a mold for sugar mice. Do you know any recipes for them?
—Allison Gibbons, Chicago
A: Sugar mice, complete with cotton thread "tails" are a traditional Christmas candy confection in the United Kingdom. I...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:24 AM
SIMPLY GRILLED STEAK / VENISON CHOPS
IN MAPLE-BOURBON GLAZE
¼ cup maple syrup
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup bourbon
1 can chicken stock, low sodium (10½ ounces)
½ teaspoon Chipotle Tabasco
½ teaspoon Kosher salt
½ teaspoon Worcestershire...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Have you kicked your diet to the curb this season? Do celery sticks and wheat-grass shots make you nauseous? Here are some of the most high-calorie and festive drinks you’ll find around. Dig out your favorite pair of elastic pants, and try one of...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Peppermint Crème Brulee
2 cups whipping cream
6 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons peppermint schnapps
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 hard peppermint candies, crushed
Garnishes: fresh raspberries, fresh mint sprig
- Combine first 5...