| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Consumers are getting their first glimpse at what health insurance will look like in California as the state prepares to implement the federal healthcare law.
On Wednesday, state officials will spell out the details on policies available next year to...
| Dec 22, 2012
What am I cooking for Christmas dinner? Well a goose, of course, a fine, fat one, cooked in the Barbara Kafka way that involves high heat and an hour of resting in the cooling oven; and my mom's sweet-and-sour red cabbage; and blanched Brussels sprouts...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Lana Parrilla, who plays Regina Mills/the Evil Queen on ABC's "Once Upon a Time," doesn't look very menacing as she reaches over to help with the French press coffee carafe on a recent trip to a Hollywood cafe. There's definitely a softer side to the...
| Dec 8, 2012
When I was in my 20s, studying wine and living on very little money in Paris, I couldn't afford to eat in real restaurants very often. But I'd stop at a favorite wine bar a couple of times a week. It always seemed to be cold weather, and the chill crept...
| Dec 8, 2012
Total time: 1½ hours, plus chilling and cooling times
Servings: Makes 1 (9-inch) tart
Note: Investigate the heirloom apples at the farmers market, asking the farmer's advice about baking apples. Golden Delicious is a classic apple for this tart,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:53 AM
While farmers markets have proliferated in recent years, demand for fresh, local, seasonal produce has increased even faster. Several types of entrepreneurs have arisen to satisfy this demand, including specialty produce distributors, shopping services...
| Nov 17, 2012
Total time: 1½ hours, plus cooling time for the pies
Note: To rehydrate the raisins, place them in a small saucepan and cover with rum, another liqueur or juice, and warm over gentle heat until the raisins are softened and plump....
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
So.... which apples are best for eating, and which ones are best for cooking and baking? Food editor Russ Parsons explored this often perplexing question in a column he did on heirloom apples just a few autumns ago: The world......
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Thanksgiving 2011: Restaurant roundup...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Today's "Eat Beat" recipe demonstration is for long and slow baked apples from Food editor Russ Parsons: "A two-hour spin on the fashionable French restaurant dessert 20-hour apples, they are sliced very thin, layered in individual ramekins with a little....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Josh Hutcherson talks about "The Hunger Games." Josh Hutcherson plays Peeta Mellark in the movie based on the popular book trilogy, competing in the survival game against Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen....