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  • Not so fast, osprey: NRA lobbyist pushes to keep the mockingbird as Florida's state bird

     
    The mockingbird is all over the place in American culture: called out in the lullaby "Hush Little Baby," referenced metaphorically in the Harper Lee novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" and its subsequent film version, honored as the state bird of......
  • Recipe: Apple-wild rice salad with blue cheese and Calvados dressing

    Recipe: Apple-wild rice salad with blue cheese and Calvados dressing
      Total time: 25 minutes plus 30 minutes chilling Servings: 6 to 8 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup plus 2 to 4 tablespoons Calvados (or applejack) 1 egg yolk, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or more to taste 1 tablespoon lemon juice...
  • Roanoke, Virginia on the rally

    During a recent visit to my husband's hometown, we watched as a colorful local character saunter into the downtown Roanoke coffee shop where we were refueling. "Slow," as he prefers to be called, was decked out in a leather and leopard-print ensemble...
  • The great pretender

    SOMEWHERE years ago I read that the best veal in Italy is really turkey, and it somehow always made sense to me. The flavor and texture are not unalike; the only significant difference is that turkey does not need to be beaten into tenderness. But I...
  • Give us the greens

    Sometimes you just have to have lettuce. Usually, it's a salad. And these early fall days, as farmers markets fill up with gorgeous, leafy heads — many too tender to flourish in high summer's heat — some lettuce looks so appealing, so...
  • Recipe: Cold sesame noodles 66

    Total time: 2 hours Servings: 6 Note: Use fresh, young ginger and garlic and put them through a garlic press. Black vinegar, shaoxing wine, cellophane noodles and wasabi powder can be found at Asian markets. You will have some of the broth left over;...
  • Grill your way through college

    The hot plate is grimy. Someone swiped your hard-boiled eggs from the mini-fridge. You love Outkast, but you can't go to sleep to it. It's time to move out of the dorm. Oh, brave young homesteader. You are not a newlywed, and no one has yet showered...
  • Chocolate and spice

    Chocolate and spice
    The first time I visited Mexico City, many years ago, I dined in the Zona Rosa at Fonda El Refugio, a traditional restaurant that opened my eyes to a number of dishes I hadn't seen at home in Los Angeles. One of those dishes was mole poblano, a dish I had...
  • Pan-fried goat cheese salad with hazelnut vinaigrette

    Pan-fried goat cheese salad with hazelnut vinaigrette
    Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Note: From "The Bistros, Brasseries and Wine Bars of Paris," by Daniel Young. The easiest way to cut goat cheese is to chill the logs, then use dental floss to cut from top to bottom. 6 ounces goat cheese 1 egg,...