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  • Many new diet books avoid food extremes

    Many new diet books avoid food extremes
    It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013. The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....
  • How to parent like a celebrity

    How to parent like a celebrity
    "Mad Men" actress January Jones ate her placenta (to be fair, dried and made into a pill). Alicia Silverstone chews up veggies and deposits them mama-bird-style into her baby son's mouth. And model Gisele Bundchen says her diaper-free son was toilet...
  • Vegetarian alert: Veggie Grill plans major expansion

    Vegetarian alert: Veggie Grill plans major expansion
    Veggie Grill, the chain of vegetarian restaurants based in Santa Monica,  is planning to double its store count within 18 months. In the first half of the year, branches are set to open in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Seattle. The company...
  • Recipe: Carrot cake

    Recipe: Carrot cake
      Carrot cake Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling and chilling times Servings: 9 to 12 Note: Adapted from a recipe by pastry chef Kimberly Valdez of SW Steakhouse at Wynn in Las Vegas. This recipe requires the use of a scale. Glucose can generally be...
  • The artisan: Bread baker Mark Stambler

    The artisan: Bread baker Mark Stambler
    As Mark Stambler struggles to open a flour-dusted folding table in his Los Feliz home kitchen, it's pretty clear those charming but space-hungry mint green country cupboards were not the brainchild of this efficiency-driven bread baker. "My wife did all...
  • Raw meat, a manly dish in Ethiopia

    Raw meat, a manly dish in Ethiopia
    When tourist James Barker had dinner at the home of his Ethiopian hosts, he knew he'd have to be polite and eat whatever indigenous cuisine they offered him. He didn't know it wouldn't be cooked. Ethiopia is "a nation who generally live[s] on raw meat,...
  • Recipe: Vegan 'clam' chowder

    Recipe: Vegan 'clam' chowder
      Vegan 'clam' chowder Total time: 1 hour, 35 minutes, plus overnight soaking time for the cashews Servings: 12 Note: This recipe calls for a commercial stove-top smoker; a heavy-duty roasting pan with a rack and lid can be substituted. This recipe...
  • Bringing vegan to the people

    Bringing vegan to the people
    Seitan Wellington, it's what's for dinner this holiday season. At least it is if you're vegan, interested in becoming vegan, trying to balance your meat-heavy diet or just hanging around in the Spork Foods kitchen. Founded four years ago by sisters...
  • Tal Ronnen says make it vegan but make it delicious

    Tal Ronnen says make it vegan but make it delicious
    Tal Ronnen catered the vegan wedding for Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi. Casino mogul Steve Wynn tapped him to add vegan dishes to the menus at all 22 restaurants at the luxurious Wynn and Encore resorts in Vegas. Former McDonald's executives...
  • The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes

    The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes
    My Mexican grandfather used to say that salads were for rabbits. My Mexican father thinks a good steak cures any stomach ailment. And a Mexican friend used to joke that a pet pig that lived near my old Westside neighborhood would last approximately two...
  • Michel Montignac dies at 66; French diet guru wrote bestselling books

    Michel Montignac dies at 66; French diet guru wrote bestselling books
    Michel Montignac, a French businessman turned diet guru who believed people could lose weight without counting calories, has died. He was 66. Montignac died Aug. 22 at a clinic in Annemasse, France. His website and a website for his daughter, Sybille,...