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  • Old-Fashioned Dazzlers

    Old-Fashioned Dazzlers
    Ring makers around the world have let out a collective harrumph. Instead of selecting a brand-spanking new sparkler, Prince William chose to ask for the hand of Ms. Middleton with the sapphire-and-diamond ring that his father gave his mother, Diana, some 29 years ago. Speaking at a brief press conference, William said, “It’s very special to me. As Kate’s very special to me now, it was right to put the two together.”
  • San Franciscans commemorate the Great Quake of 1906 -- and a dress

    San Franciscans commemorate the Great Quake of 1906 -- and a dress
    SAN FRANCISCO -- City officials and celebrants in period dress packed old-timey John’s Grill here Thursday to remember the great 1906 earthquake -- and gasped in wonder as a dress belonging to a society woman of the day was carefully unveiled. The...

    The perfect burger

    A word of advice. Never use the phrase "just a burger" with Nancy Silverton. I did and was promptly challenged on every aspect of burger-making, starting with where to buy the meat, what grind, size of patty, how to cook it, what to serve with it, what...

    Food editor Russ Parsons on the turkey everyone loves

    Food editor Russ Parsons on the turkey everyone loves
      After more than 20 years of writing Thanksgiving turkey recipes, I thought I had seen it all. And then came the "Judy Bird." Inspired by the chicken-cooking technique of my friend Judy Rodgers, chef and owner at San Francisco's Zuni Cafe, it couldn'...

    The return of the cocktail - It's long overdue

    The return of the cocktail - It's long overdue
    The cocktail is well past a comeback. Tom Collins, Bloody Mary, Brandy Alexander, Gin Rickey, Harvey Wallbanger, Pink Lady and that little tart Hot Toddy have taken their place at the bar, and they show no signs of giving up their seats. Beyond drinks...