| May 6, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Stop into Starbucks for "happy hour," between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., and get a half-price Frappuccino now through May 12 at participating stores.
The coffee chain welcomes its newest flavor, Caramel Ribbon Crunch: a blend of caramel syrup with...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Top o' the mornin' to you! -- or whatever time of day it is you happening to be reading this. Saint Patrick's Day is coming this weekend. And its day of arrival this year, being a Sunday, offers a particular challenge to those of us who love to...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I read the newspaper every day, catching up on everything that's happening around the world and in my community. Of course, I also read all the articles about what's happening in the world of food, to learn about the latest trends and what people are...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
French Silk Chocolate Pie 6-8 servings Crust 1 box Pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box Filling 3 oz Hershey's unsweetened chocolate, cut into pieces 1 cup LAND O LAKES Butter, softened (do not use margarine) 1 cup sugar 1/2...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Here are two words about what dessert to bring to a picnic, cookout or any summertime gathering: bar cookies.
Bar cookies are easy to make. Who has time to bake tray upon tray of individual cookies?
Bar cookies are served in the same pan in which...
| Jun 27, 2013
Hey fellas, what's cooler than being cool? Ice-cold dessert drinks and treats, pumped full of sugar. As we ease into the summer months, we review three new chain offerings that may send your internal temperature to a comfortable chill. All right, all...
| Jul 6, 2013
Dear SOS: I went with my family to watch the whales at Newport Beach and had lunch at the Harborside Restaurant. Although we were stuffed, we decided to try the buñuelos, and, boy, were they delicious! We live an hour away from the restaurant but would...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Berry Pavlova with vanilla whipped cream and pistachios
Total time: About 20 minutes, plus macerating time for the berries
Servings: 10 to 12
Note: Banyuls vinegar is available at Surfas in Culver City, Nicole's in Pasadena and the Cheese Store of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Total time: About 50 minutes, plus drying time and freezing time
Note: Make the kumquat zest the day before you plan to make the semifreddo.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Total time: 40 min.
4 pints strawberries, rinsed and hulled
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups whipping cream, whipped
Cut strawberries in half and toss with sugar. Set aside 1/2 hour.
Split each Shortcake while still warm. Spoon plenty of...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Total time: 1 hour
Note: From test kitchen director Donna Deane
1/4 cup olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons butter, plus 1 teaspoon cold butter cut into small pieces, divided
2 cloves garlic, mashed or pressed through a garlic press