| Jun 26, 2011
For the junk food junkie, a road trip can be a dream journey. Between the fast food outlets and the glop at gas station minimarts, travelers may find themselves on a never-ending sugar/trans-fat wallow.
But on a monthlong road trip from Los Angeles to...
| Apr 10, 2011
Southern California weather doesn't change too drastically from winter to spring and there's no specially branded latte being served at Starbucks to nudge us into the next season, but we can count on lighter fragrances to bring on the feeling of bright...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 7:01 AM
The diet drug Qnexa helps obese people with weight-related medical conditions to lose more weight than those who take a dummy pill and could allow some to scale back on medications for diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol, according to a new study...
| Apr 17, 2011
"I just got my first haircut in two years, which is great, but it's coming in so thin," says Jeri Brown, a 51-year-old Los Angeles resident who is undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer that has metastasized into her spine. She catches her self-...
| Oct 21, 2010
Curried pork and apple hash
Total time: 50 minutes
Note: Whole cloves are an important part of the flavor of this hash, but warn your guests to look out for them.
4 ounces thick-cut bacon, roughly chopped
1 large onion, cut into ½-inch...
| Oct 29, 2010
Among the Halloween treats available at farmers market this weekend, alongside pumpkins, apples, and persimmons, there's one, Autumn Lady peaches from Tenerelli Orchards, that might seem incongruous. Could these fruits really be fresh, or any good?...
| Dec 9, 2010
Long and slow apples
Total time: 30 minutes, plus 2 hours baking time and optional chilling time
Note: Adapted from Dorie Greenspan's "Around My French Table."
Show us your photos: If you try this recipe, we want...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 6:00 PM
Ammo: "Hyper-seasonal" menu includes wild mushrooms and heirloom turkeys from Diestel ranch. Dishes are ordered a la carte. Orders must be placed by phone or e-mail by noon on Nov. 22, ready for pickup on Nov. 24 between 2 and 6 p.m. Prices range...
| Dec 9, 2010
Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
| Dec 16, 2010
The holidays had an accent at our house. My mother, an inspired cook, filtered American tradition through her French sensibility. It's there in the photos of our first few years in the States — a crisp-skinned goose on the Thanksgiving table, and at...
| Dec 16, 2010
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes plus chilling time
Servings: 8 to 10
Prepared pie crust
3 to 4 pounds of apples, peeled, cored and sliced into large chunks, eighths or tenths.
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon