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  • Dave Tompkins reads from 'How to Wreck a Nice Beach' tonight at Skylight Books

     
    At its most elemental, the vocoder is an instrument of deception. A mode for veiled communication -- slang in binary code. The U.S and Russian militaries used it to compress and encrypt speech to elude enemy interception, but it soon......
  • Recipes: Keep your late-season cool with DIY popsicles

     
    Whether bright and studded with fruit or smooth and shiny like stained glass, ice pops are playful, big in taste, low in guilt and easy to love. Even better: They're nearly as easy to make. One of the pleasures of pop-making is that unlike churning ice...
  • Got a sweet tooth? Latest trends from the Sweets & Snacks Expo

     
    As unemployment continues to stay high and Wall Street’s roller coaster has investors on edge, Americans -- particularly adults -- are gobbling up candy as a relatively cheap way to indulge themselves. According to the National Confectioners Assn.,...
  • Viola's Gourmet Goodies have a Hollywood pedigree

     
    Viola Rowland’s jalapeño jelly, mango chutney and corn relish started making the rounds at swanky Hollywood cocktail parties in the early 1930s. Actors Doris Day and Dan Duryea, cosmetics magnate Max Factor, and Los Angeles Examiner Hollywood gossip...
  • The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies

    The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies
    It's spring, and probably the most welcomed of the season's animals is the bunny — specifically, the chocolate bunny. No mass-produced creatures, these bunnies are made and sold by small, independent chocolatiers and chocolate shops. Grab your...
  • Agritourism sites on the Big Island of Hawaii and Kauai

    Agritourism sites on the Big Island of Hawaii and Kauai
    Here are some of my favorite agri-adventures from a recent visit. BIG ISLAND Pomaikai "Lucky" Farm B&B: Set on an old Japanese family farm, Lucky Farm has plenty of chickens (and roosters) and farm cats sharing several acres thickly planted with...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • Interactive map: Southern California Close-ups: Hotels, restaurants, sights in San Gabriel Valley

    Interactive map: Southern California Close-ups: Hotels, restaurants, sights in San Gabriel Valley
    WHERE TO STAY Langham Huntington Pasadena, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106; (626) 568-3900, http://www.pasadena.langhamhotels.com. Twenty-three acres, 380 rooms, each at least 415 square feet. Building dates to 1907. Doubles from $189. Arroyo...
  • All about aebleskivers

    All about aebleskivers
    When Arne Hansen opened Solvang Restaurant in 1966, he had two things going for him: a knack for cooking aebleskivers and a genius for marketing. Today, when you drive through the small town just north of Santa Barbara, you can see the result. The little...
  • Recipe: Winery's Oatmeal-Coconut Muffins

    Recipe: Winery's Oatmeal-Coconut Muffins
      1 cup rolled oats 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup sifted flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup melted shortening or oil 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1 egg 3/4 cup shredded coconut Strawberry preserves...
  • Capturing the best of summer

    Seems like we waited forever for great summer produce, and now it's abundantly here -- too abundantly, if you're a fruit-tree owner, overly enthusiastic vegetable gardener or incorrigible farmers market shopper. Got plums, ripening all at once?...