| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Maggi Uhland was happy on Tuesday that she decided to pursue German at South Carroll High School.
"It is a lot easier than Spanish and a lot more fun," the 14-year-old freshman said, of the language. "And we can choose to come here."
Uhland was one of...
| Mar 20, 2013
Passover celebrates the Hebrews' flight from Egypt to freedom more than 3,000 years ago. Jews around the world will remember that exodus at sundown March 25 with a ritual dinner, or Seder. And what's on the table will tell a story of its own, one based on...
| Oct 24, 2012
Halloween at home with family and friends can be just as, well, boo-tiful as traipsing door to door in search of sweets.
Imagine your family's surprise if sweet little rats appear next to their breakfast bowls of oatmeal — or in their lunch boxes....
| Mar 2, 2011
Homemade pop tarts
Total time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 pop tarts
Note: The pie dough also makes enough dough for 1 double-crust or 2 single-crust pies.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Hollis Wilder of Orlando's Sweet! By Good Golly Miss Holly (711 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando; 407-277-7746; sweetbyholly.com) won Food Network âCupcake Warsâ champions. Here are Wilder's award-winning championship recipes. Be prepared. These is not...
| Mar 23, 2010
| 8:06 AM
Total time: 25 minutes
Note: From Donna Deane
1 cup flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup cold butter, cut up
2-3 tablespoons water
1. Combine the flour, sugar and salt in a bowl. Cut in the...
| Apr 14, 2010
| 1:57 PM
"Coffee and Danish": You can't help but think of a stale pot of truck stop brew sitting next to gunky jelly-laden pastry. But that couldn't be further from the original. Sure Denmark is a country that runs on coffee, but rather than the dense lump of...
| Nov 28, 2010
Here are more sweet destinations around the country known for their gingerbread creations.
One of the biggest gingerbread competitions in the U.S. takes place in Asheville, N.C., at the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. It brings tens of thousands of people...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 5:30 PM
As a small child, Dagmarette Yen remembers sitting on the kitchen countertop, diligently watching her mother whip up Danish holiday recipes that had been passed on through her family for generations, eager to get her little hands dirty.
| Mar 2, 2011
Fragipane filling for pop tarts
Total time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes about 1 cup, or enough for 8 pop tarts
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, please...
| Nov 23, 2011
Total time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Pastry for 9-inch tart pan
1/2 pound blanched almonds
2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1 tablespoon Oloroso or...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Long before gaudy, gooey cupcakes became America’s default dessert, there was Lutz Olkiewicz. During his 25 years at the Drake Hotel, Chicago's grand master of sugar created delicate pastries, elegant cakes and intricately decorated tortes. ...