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  • Holiday cookies: Gingerbread macarons

     
    What does one of the world’s best pastry chefs come up with when pressed for a holiday cookie? Spago’s Sherry Yard, working with Sixto Pocasangre, took the oh-so-popular French macaron and scented it with an oh-so-Christmas-y touch of ginger,...
  • Food prices will continue to rise in 2012, says USDA

     
    Food prices could rise as much as 3.5% next year...
  • This week's recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

     
    Jenn Garbee explores chefs who bridge the gap with their suppliers by spending some quality time on the farm....
  • Southern California home sales and prices fall again in July

     
    Home sales in Southern California fell to their lowest level for a July in four years -- though the decline from a year earlier was the smallest in 13 months. The median price was down 4% to $283,000. The drop......
  • Your Stylist: Repairing hair from the summer heat

     
    My hair is in tip top shape at the moment. It’s not fried from sun or chlorine. Nor is it crunchy and brittle from salt water. I’m not bragging. It’s quite the contrary actually. My mid-back length strands are in......
  • Report: U.S. spending billions of dollars to subsidize junk food

     
    A new report released this week has found that, among the billions of dollars spent each year in federal subsidies for commodity crops, a steady flow of these taxpayer dollars are going to support high fructose corn syrup and three......
  • Pesticide-laden produce: Apples and celery top the list

     
    They may be red and shiny, but apples are the most pesticide-laden fruit, according to the "2011 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce" released Monday by the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Of 700 apple samples tested by the U.S....
  • Canning it: Tools of the trade

     
    Home preservation can and should be done inexpensively. But it can also be a super-fun way to fill your cupboards with tools and gadgets specifically designed to extend the life of food. If you are really interested in food preservation......
  • 'MasterChef' recap: Anyone but Max

     
    Albert, why did you have to break my heart like that by trying to rush the gumbo? Sigh. I was hoping that Gator Guy would somehow beat the odds and make it to the next round on "MasterChef." Joseph too.......
  • 'Justified' recap: Just don't try the apple pie

     
    Recap of FX's "Justified": "The Moonshine War" and marijuana...
  • Tonight's music pick: The Black Apples @ the Satellite

     
    This four-piece, originally started by brothers Andrew and Campbell Scarborough back in Colorado, has now solidified a place as one of Echo Park's most rocking bands by focusing on tight instrumentation and solid vocals instead of atmospherics and a...