| May 13, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Many people no doubt have resolved - again - to make weight reduction their No. 1 goal this year.
It's a noble endeavor, but anyone who's been there and tried that knows it doesn't always go as planned. So, how about focusing on a different type of...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:18 AM
PAPER DECORATIONS AND GIFTS
Sarah Mock, the blogging mom from HowIPinchAPenny.com, shows off how to make paper holiday wreaths with the pages of dictionaries, old books, even hymnals.
Get the details here: http://www.howipinchapenny.com/2011/09/book-...
| Jul 14, 2011
Total time: About 1 hour
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| Jul 14, 2011
Total time: 25 minutes
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally in...
| Mar 9, 2011
Century after century, the spice trade beckoned those hungry for flavor, profit or adventure. Peppercorns from Pondicherry, Sumatran cinnamon from around Padang, cloves from the Moluccas — all spoke of faraway ports-of-call ripe with the promise...
| Jun 30, 2011
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The Mill @2T
2 Tunxis Road, Tariffville, (860) 658-7890, themillat2t.com
With the Summer Solstice only just behind us, it might seem premature to start considering the year's high points. But I'm sure that the meal Lisa and I recently had...
| May 16, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Peas are an ancient vegetable that most of us grew up dumping from a can or a freezer bag, or taking from the pantry in the form of dried split peas. Shelling peas by hand, it seemed, was too much work.
But the flavor of fresh peas rewards those who take...
| Jun 1, 2011
Crispy-crunchy gets our vote every time. The combo beats out all other textures (yes, even rich and creamy). Perhaps that's why we can't resist a freshly picked radish, the skin off anything roasted, the jumbo deli pickle and chips of any kind.
| Jun 9, 2011
Spicy Moroccan carrot salad
Total time: 45 minutes, plus cooling time
Note: Adapted from "Plenty" by Yotam Ottolenghi.
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| Jun 8, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Across the country, markets and roadside stands are swelling with fresh fruits and vegetables like cherries, berries, rhubarb, corn, spinach and more. Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables usually means maximum flavor for minimum cost.
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:53 AM
Turn up the Heat for Father’s Day!
Spicy salsas and hot sauces are soooo passé for Father’s Day! Sure, what dad doesn’t enjoy something hot and spicy? But this year, treat your dad to some terrific heat that is actually practical and...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Rhubarb is one of Alaskans' favorite garden treats - tell us how your Rhubarb Crisp turns out!
8-10 cups of fruit in any combination: I used 3 cups rhubarb, 3 cups raspberries, and 2 cups strawberries (cut in half)...