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  • Uncovering the very hidden beauty of celery root, with 11 recipes

    Uncovering the very hidden beauty of celery root, with 11 recipes
    Slowly we’re starting to learn to appreciate vegetables my mom might have described as having “nice personalities.” You know, the ones that might not look like much, but that are really great once you get to know them. Brussels sprouts...
  • Tracy Anderson Method class to live-stream at Westfield malls

    Tracy Anderson Method class to live-stream at Westfield malls
    Need to rev up for the New Year? Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson (Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez and Nicole Richie are clients)  is taking her workout regimen to the masses with a special dual-location event at Westfield Topanga and Westfield...
  • Hungarian lawmakers ban Sunday shopping to boost family togetherness

    Hungarian lawmakers ban Sunday shopping to boost family togetherness
    Hungarian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill that will ban most shopping on Sundays, casting the move as insurance that families will have more time together. But in a country struggling with 10.5% unemployment and modest income levels even a quarter of...
  • There's nothing square about root vegetables, with 12 recipes

    There's nothing square about root vegetables, with 12 recipes
    If I had to predict the next produce item to become a big crossover hit, it would be root vegetables. It’s a no-brainer really: They’re sweet but not in a simple way. They’re earthy, but not off-puttingly so. And they’re...
  • Trader Joe's is selling Sriracha bacon jerky

    Trader Joe's is selling Sriracha bacon jerky
    Sometimes, Trader Joe's just knows what you're craving. How else can you explain cookie butter ice cream? Recognizing the fact that Sriracha has taken over the world, the store has launched a new sweet Sriracha bacon jerky. It's made with thick-cut...
  • Yotam Ottolenghi's 'Plenty More' sweeps best cookbook of the year poll

    Yotam Ottolenghi's 'Plenty More' sweeps best cookbook of the year poll
    What was the best cookbook of 2014? List after list has been generated on that subject. But Eat Your Books, the website that allows you to catalog the recipes in your cookbook collection, might have the last word. And it says it’s Yotam Ottolenghi&...
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 11 books for design lovers

    Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 11 books for design lovers
    Whether you're shopping for an interior design fan, garden lover or the person who has everything, hands-on coffee-table books can provide an escape that no electronic device can replicate. Here, we offer a roundup of 11 books that are worth giving to...
  • Mad for mandarins, with 11 recipes for winter's jewels

    Mad for mandarins, with 11 recipes for winter's jewels
    Remember all those stories our parents told us about Christmas in the old days when maybe the only thing a kid would get in his stocking would be a tangerine? Remember how sad we felt for them? Seems kind of funny now. The reappearance of tangerines (we...
  • Gifts for food lovers: Baking classes, seed collections, upscale bacon

    Gifts for food lovers: Baking classes, seed collections, upscale bacon
    Yes, it's holiday shopping time again. You only have about two weeks left to get all this done, and you know how fast those days will disappear. So we've done some legwork for you, at least if you have people on your gift list who are food-minded. Maybe...
  • Spice up holiday shopping with pop-ups and sample sales

    If you're looking for something a little different in holiday shopping, check out these events that Los Angeles retailers have planned over the next week. Shopping parties, sample sales and trunk shows may turn up some interesting finds. Events...
  • Gifts for food lovers: Olive oil, wooden spoons and two must-have pans

    Gifts for food lovers: Olive oil, wooden spoons and two must-have pans
    It's always nice to daydream about getting some kind of extravagant gift for the holidays. But presents like that tend to be one-time things -- you enjoy them once and pretty soon they're forgotten (unless, of course, you're talking real extravagance, and...