| 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...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:04 AM
TALLINN (Reuters) - You could easily lose yourself while exploring the Estonian capital's well-preserved medieval Old Town or become absorbed in Tallinn's gritty Soviet and spy-laden past.
Whatever your interests, local correspondents show you how to...
| 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....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Scan the websites of your favorite wedding magazines and bridal blogs and you’ll find scores of stunning cakes accented with everything from fresh flowers and real fruit to crushed hard candies and licorice laces tied in elegant bows. You’re...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 10:26 AM
Note: You probably won't want to make this peach pie right now. Minnie Bernardino and Donna Deane created it for our summer issue on local produce markets, and like everything made with peaches, this one is at its best only when peaches are at their...
| Jan 4, 2010
| 12:16 PM
This year the Food section published 380 recipes. How do we remember them all, much less decide on 10 best?
It's a perennial dilemma. Take Russ Parsons' spiny lobster story (Oct. 20). It offered three lobster recipes that each received an equal number of...
| Feb 21, 2010
The glass case at Maria Grammatico's Pasticceria del Convento in the hilltop town of Erice displays treasures worthy of a Swiss bank.
Cannoli, filled with fresh ricotta, is just the best known variety. When you make a closer study, you discover a world...