| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Can a vegetarian diet add years to your life?
A new study suggests the answer could be yes. After examining the health records of 73,308 people for an average of nearly six years, researchers discovered that vegetarians were 12% less likely to die...
| Jun 1, 2013
"You're taller than I remembered."
After 40 years it may seem like a strange greeting, but after four decades memory becomes, at best, a series of snapshots. I, on the other hand, knew her at once. A 60ish version of the girl from the 1960s. My lost...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Thursday, in my weekly online chat, I was asked what the 102nd restaurant in the 101 best restaurants list might have been; the restaurant I really hated leaving out of the ranking. And my response was pretty glib – I said that there had been a 19,...
| Dec 15, 2012
You can use your iPhone or iPad to watch movies, listen to music, text and surf the Internet. But special, surprisingly inexpensive apps make them nifty environments for learning or upgrading cooking skills.
I've bought or borrowed quite a few...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Quinoa. It's a South American grain-like crop that has come to be recognized as a nutrient-dense superfood, and it's all the rage right now. The seeds, or "grains" (quinoa is not a true cereal, though its seeds resemble and are similarly used like grains)...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Soup. It's the perfect one-dish meal. A little of this, a little of that -- before you know it, dinner is served. It's simple. But perhaps the best thing? Soup always seems to taste best the next day, after the flavors have really had a chance to marry....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Food truck fare is known for being tastebud-friendly, but not necessarily healthful. The Green Truck and Gardein team is trying to accomplish both. In January, Green Truck, a food truck dedicated to organic, sustainable cooking, and Gardein, makers of...
| Jun 24, 2012
About 55,000 people call Hanford, Calif., home, but the town is filled with enough history to accommodate a city of millions. Downtown is a must-see thanks to the Hanford Civic Auditorium (1924), the Kings County Courthouse (1896), the Hanford Fox Theatre...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Could Southern California Republican congressman Elton Gallegly please step in, and make one of his last acts in Congress a humane one –- one more time? The Supreme Court just threw out a California law, saying the state overstepped its......
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Bakespace and Cookbook Cafe out to 'democratize' the cookbook world...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:34 PM
Susan Feniger's Street restaurant launched a new menu today, amping up the vegan and vegetarian presence in its globally inspired street fare. More than 20 dishes on the new menu, executed by chef and co-owner Kajsa Alger, can be prepared sans meat....