| 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,...
| 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...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:16 PM
In the award-winning documentary, “In 500 Words or Less,” cameras follow four high school seniors and their families as they spend their final year together navigating the college admission process. The La Cañada Thursday Club will screen this...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Of course smell is important when it comes to eating. When we walk into a movie theater, our sense of smell is why we're instantly dying for some popcorn — preferably drenched in butter.
It's why Cinnabons are so hard to resist as their seductive...