| Sep 6, 2010
| 4:36 PM
The vast right-wing conspiracy on "Rubicon" got vast-er Sunday night. How do I know it's right wing, you ask? Aren't they all? This one seems to encompass incredibly rich people, with East Side townhouses and country estates as well as......
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
A doorknob is seen turning, the door opens slightly, and a figure in black leather -- including gloves -- enters the apartment we have come to know as Will Travers' Manhattan studio. As the camera follows the figure slowly walking......
| Aug 7, 2010
Ten women gathered around a few tables and at a sink one recent Friday afternoon to make soup, rice with vegetables and barbecued fish for a community potluck dinner.
That ordinary act — making a meal, repeated monthly — represents a profound...
| Jun 27, 2010
"Everybody knows Kent," Charles Dickens wrote in "The Pickwick Papers," "apples, cherries, hops and women."
Almost 175 years after publication of "Papers," Kent, just 50 miles south of London, is still known as the garden of England and the larder of...
| Mar 25, 2010
Quinoa-stuffed bell peppers
Total time: 2 1/2 to 3 hours
8 bell peppers (yellow, red, orange and green)
1 cup quinoa
3 3/4 cups water, divided
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 8:41 AM
Hearty bean and kale soup, served with Parmesan-sesame and poppy seed crisps
Active Work Time: 40 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 3 hours 30 minutes plus 8 hours soaking * Vegetarian
1/2 pound dried Great Northern beans
| Jan 7, 2010
| 1:36 PM
You can find all sorts of kale at the market these days, including frilly pastel-colored flowering varieties and rough-edged Russian kale with its red border. But probably the sweetest kale is the one sometimes called Tuscan. Actually, it travels under...
| Dec 30, 2009
The number of farmers markets in Los Angeles County has more than doubled over the last decade, from 53 to 129, and many of the venues are new, small and operated by neophytes. Such is the case with the Los Feliz farmers market, which was started five...
| Dec 29, 2009
| 4:33 PM
No doubt, the most innovative nightclub concept to emerge in 2009 was SBEâs Hyde Lounge inside Suite C at Staples Center. Forget the traditional box seats, with their Formica countertops and bad lighting. Hyde looks like a jewel box complete with dark...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 2:26 PM
Of all of winter's hardy greens, none are more popular than the many members of the kale family, and dark green, red-stemmed Russian kale may well be the sweetest of all. The tips of the leaves are tender enough to be eaten raw, but they are infinitely...
| Nov 18, 2009
Total time: About 50 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: Adapted from "The New England Cookbook" by Brooke Dojny.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 pound sausage, preferably Spanish chorizo, linguiça or kielbasa, thinly sliced
1 large onion,...