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  • Gourmet kitchen, Lean Cuisine cook

    Gourmet kitchen, Lean Cuisine cook
    HIDDEN behind a downturn in the stock market, pain at the gas pump and historic home foreclosures, the high-end designer kitchen gleams on. The remodeling business may be off in parts of Southern California, and some consumers may be rethinking the need...
  • PASSINGS

    Carl Pursell Mich. GOP congressman Carl Pursell, 76, a Michigan Republican who served in the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1993, died of heart disease Thursday at his home in Plymouth, Mich. Pursell represented Michigan's lower peninsula,...
  • Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook

    Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook
    Sheila Lukins, an influential cookbook author whose "The Silver Palate" demystified and helped popularize gourmet cooking in America's home kitchens, has died. She was 66. Lukins, who also operated a pioneering gourmet takeout shop, died Sunday at her...
  • Martha Rose Shulman and Clifford A. Wright announce new class schedule at Venice Cooking School

     
    You should cook at home more. You know it's true. So do renowned cookbook authors Martha Rose Shulman and Clifford A. Wright, which is why they founded Venice Cooking School. Their mission is simple: to encourage those who want to......
  • Small Bites: James Beard award nominees; SunGay Brunch, the gay brunch bus tour; Loteria Grill to open in Studio City

     
    Awards season: The James Beard Foundation announced restaurant and chef semifinalists for its 2010 awards. A hometown rah-rah goes to Suzanne Goin of Lucques and Mark Peel of Campanile in the "outstanding chef" category. Finalists will be announced next...
  • Editor, reporter join arts and entertainment staff

     
    Assistant Managing Editor Sallie Hoffmeister and Arts and Entertainment Editor Craig Turner have announced two additions to the arts and entertainment staff: Randall Roberts has joined the arts and entertainment group as pop music editor, overseeing the...
  • Beard nominations show little love for L.A. [Updated]

     
    The 2010 James Beard Foundation award nominations announced Monday morning virtually ignored the Southern California food scene. Out of 55 categories, local writers and chefs got just a few nominations, led by best chef nominee Suzanne Goin, left, of...
  • Beard bakes the books

     
    Baking, probably more than any other form of cooking, relies on strictly following the recipe. So which baking books have the best ones? The James Beard Foundation's cookbook awards committee chose a baker's dozen of their favorites. As with all......
  • Morning headlines: The best neighbor ever, ramps have arrived, get out the vote and more

     
    -- I want Tim Artz to move to my neighborhood: The Washington Post profiles Artz, who has a hectic full-time job but still spends 15 to 20 hours a week on cooking projects such as baking bread, tending bees, making......
  • 'Next Iron Chef' shocker: Appleman goes home

     
    Nate Appleman was cocky 'til the end. This week, the competitors had to cook a five-course Indian feast. At one point, Appleman crowed: 'I'm a white boy who's never cooked Indian before and I just cooked five Indian dishes and......
  • The scoop: Former Jean Georges chef now at Whist

     
    Tony DiSalvo, who formerly helmed the kitchen at New York's Michelin three-starred Jean Georges, has found a new home at Whist at the Viceroy. This is the latest big notch in DiSalvo's belt: He was a chef at the James......