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  • Just add turnovers for an instant summer party

    Just add turnovers for an instant summer party
    A let's-get-a-few-friends-together soiree begs for party snacks with a few surprise ingredients -- bite-size turnovers that have personality and that go down perfectly with either a glass of crisp, cool white wine or a light summer ale. These are life-...
  • Recipe: Sweet potato pudding (pain patate)

    Recipe: Sweet potato pudding (pain patate)
    Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus overnight refrigeration Servings: 10 Note: Adapted from a recipe by Goerge Laguerre. Canned sweet grated coconut is available at Liborio markets and select Latino markets and grocery stores, as well as online at...
  • Recipe: Banana crepes with Nutella from Savannah in Burbank

    Recipe: Banana crepes with Nutella from Savannah in Burbank
    Dear SOS: I would love the recipe for the chocolate banana crepe at French 75 Bistro, now called Savannah, in Burbank. It's my wife's favorite! Brian Cooper La Cañada Flintridge Dear Brian: The secret to this dish is the Nutella (a creamy European...
  • Chat with California Cook columnist Russ Parsons

    2007-08-16 13:03:00.0 Administrator2: Hi folks, and welcome to the chat with Russ Parsons! Feel free to submit your questions now. 2007-08-16 13:03:06.0 Administrator2: Welcome, Russ! 2007-08-16 13:03:07.0 Russ Parsons: Hi everybody. Welcome back. It'...
  • Marijuana seized in banana shipment at San Diego border crossing

     
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in San Diego found more than $1 million worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of bananas at the Mexico border, officials said Wednesday. A drug-sniffing dog alerted officers to the shipment Monday when......
  • Statuesque: Where to shop when you're super-tall

     
    Plus-size and petite clothing is fairly easy to find these days -- particularly "basics." But there's a third body type that's also difficult to shop for -- and is under-represented in the marketplace: extra-tall, thin women. It may sound silly.......
  • 'Tasteful Pictures' at the Getty

     
    Food bloggers, listen up. Before cyberspace became a glut of cupcake close-ups and high-res meditations on bacon, our photographic forefathers broke ground by daring to shoot food with behemoth camera equipment. Pay homage to history with the exhibit...
  • Elvis' 75th birthday celebration at the Egyptian this weekend

     
    Elvis Presley left the building, cosmically speaking, at the young but bloated age of 42. Had he been an avid jogger and into juice fasts instead of pills, he just may have celebrated his 75th birthday this week. In his absence, Angelenos can gather at...
  • Let the snacking backlash begin! (Please?)

     
    Perhaps someone -- one brave soul committed to the cause -- just needs to take a stand. Doctors? Public health officials? Pfft. What kind of credibility do they have? They're not the ones doling out the snacks. A mom is......
  • Enough pie to reach the sky in KCRW contest

     
    Bring on the pie! And the pie ... and the pie. One hundred and fifty pies. Sour cream apple blueberry. Apple and more apple in every variation, including one with bacon and smoked paprika. Lots of pumpkin pies (no surprise......
  • Theater review: 'Noises Off' at A Noise Within

     
    Producing “Noises Off,” Michael Frayn’s 1982 farce within a farce, is not for the faint of heart. The show calls for a dauntingly elaborate set, massive set changes over two intermissions, and a serendipitous conjunction of director, actors,...