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  • The book prizes are coming! The book festival is coming!

    The book prizes are coming! The book festival is coming!

    Of all the writers who’ll be appearing at the L.A. Times Festival of Books, Peter Kimani may be the one to leave with the most frequent flier miles: The Kenyan novelist is coming all the way from Nairobi. “For me to travel half way across the world to participate in such an event is a powerful...

  • From Austrian Rieslings to Albariño to Vermentino, spring white wines for your table

    From Austrian Rieslings to Albariño to Vermentino, spring white wines for your table

    It’s well into spring. Time to wake up your mouth and dispatch the heavy red wines to the cellar, where they can slumber for the next six months — they’ll be all the better for it — and embrace youth, by which I mean vintages 2016 or 2015. And above all, let’s make it white. Only white wines, matured...

  • You can use that rose geranium plant for cooking too

    You can use that rose geranium plant for cooking too

    Brighter, lighter, less sweet and a little less “grandma” than true rose, the smell of rose geranium is like old rose blended with a touch of citrus, spice, green herbs and a tiny hint of resin. This heady blend happens to be edible, and can be used in the kitchen to enhance sweets and beverages....

  • Grill your greens: Fun grilled vegetable, salad and fruit recipes

    Grill your greens: Fun grilled vegetable, salad and fruit recipes

    Tired of the same old thing when it comes to salad or the vegetables decorating your plate? Get outdoors with some creative grilling recipes. We’ve compiled 27 fun recipes for grilled vegetables, salads and fruit, covering everything from appetizers to dessert ideas. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarte...

  • 10 things you don't know about authors on book tour

    10 things you don't know about authors on book tour

    John Scalzi reveals what's really happening behind the scenes when authors go on book tour - and come to the Festival of Books.

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  • 5 renovation resolutions for your home this year

    5 renovation resolutions for your home this year

    It's no secret that springtime is synonymous with spruce-ups. But, as is often the case, homeowners hone in on prettying-up patios and backyards with fresh florals and new outdoor furniture, leaving the inside of the home as "same old, same old." This spring, resolve to reinvent your home from...

  • The important role vaccines may play in helping keep children and adults healthy

    The important role vaccines may play in helping keep children and adults healthy

    Every one of the nearly 12,000 babies born in the United States each day may be susceptible to infectious diseases. The good news is that vaccines can help protect children from some of these diseases. As National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) approaches, it is timely to remember the role that...

  • 5 green home improvements that can help sell your home for more

    5 green home improvements that can help sell your home for more

    Demand remains high for energy-efficient, eco-friendly home features, according to a survey by the National Association of Home Builders. In fact, the majority of builders now put energy-efficient windows, heating and cooling systems, thermostats and appliances in their construction, the survey...

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