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  • On Sunday: Bechdel's mom, Theroux's Africa and Mantel's Cromwell

     
    On Sunday: Alison Bechdel's mom, Paul Theroux's Africa and Hilary Mantel's Cromwell....
  • Google Doodle quiz: 'Star Trek,' Julia Child and more

    Google Doodle quiz: 'Star Trek,' Julia Child and more
    Google’s stated goal is to index all of the world’s information. So what do you know about some of the subjects of its popular, logo-altering Google Doodles?  nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;...
  • Review: 'The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat' by Thomas McNamee

    Review: 'The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat' by Thomas McNamee
    The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat Thomas McNamee Free Press, 339 pp., $27 Ask your average Food Network viewer or Yelp poster about Craig Claiborne and you're likely to be met with a blank look and a "Who?" How fleeting is fame in the food world....
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
    First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
  • Sorrel: Ancient edible wonder -- and potential headache

    Sorrel: Ancient edible wonder -- and potential headache
    For the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, sorrel soup was a harbinger of spring. The wild perennial, a plant tough enough to endure snow, has fed humans in Europe and Asia for thousands of years. Today, domesticated varieties are essential for...
  • 52 ways to leave your blubber

    52 ways to leave your blubber
    This is the year you will resolve to ditch the diets, the "all or nothing" mentality and the "no-pain, no-gain" fitness goals. This is the year you will resolve to use common sense to eat less junk food, move more — and have fun doing it. Remember...
  • The California Cook: Cookbooks that bring comfort

    The California Cook: Cookbooks that bring comfort
    At first glance, the story in the local paper seemed to have been written for me: "Decorating With Books." My house is swamped with cookbooks, they're stacked on just about every horizontal surface and, yes, some are even arranged on shelves. So I thought...
  • Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire

    Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire
    With her first book on stitchery, needlework instructor Erica Wilson revived a craft and helped invent a publishing category. Her 1962 hardcover book, "Crewel Embroidery," both popularized the pursuit and helped transform her into "America's first lady...
  • Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader

    Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader
    In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
  • Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen

    Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen
    It's become a tradition at the L.A. Times Food section: Every year, we run a holiday essay by a noted Southern California writer reflecting the unique nature of the way we celebrate the season. This year's is by Janet Fitch, whose novels include the best-...
  • Rene Verdon dies at 86; White House chef for the Kennedys

    Rene Verdon dies at 86; White House chef for the Kennedys
    When Rene Verdon became the first professional chef to work in the White House, in 1961, dining with the president was given an early 1800s spin: Outside caterers were replaced by an in-house operation that harked back to Thomas Jefferson's day....