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  • PASSINGS: Phyllis Avery

    PASSINGS: Phyllis Avery
    Phyllis Avery Actress on Ray Milland, George Gobel shows Phyllis Avery, 88, an actress who portrayed the wife of Ray Milland in the early 1950s CBS sitcom originally called "Meet Mr. McNutley," died Thursday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home, her...
  • Recipe: Pastel mints

    Recipe: Pastel mints
    Total time: 30 minutes, plus chilling and drying time Servings: 4 to 6 dozen Note: No-cook cream cheese mints are one of the easiest candies to make at home. Roll these into thin straws or press into round mints. Twist or marble the colors for even more...
  • Homemade Easter candy, an old-fashioned treat

    Homemade Easter candy, an old-fashioned treat
    Every spring as a kid, I reveled in the same Easter basket filled with store-bought candy that all of the other kids in the neighborhood tore into: plastic eggs stuffed with foil-wrapped, peanut butter-filled chocolates, marshmallows machine-molded into...
  • Recipe: Mint chocolate cake

    Recipe: Mint chocolate cake
    Total time: 1 hour, plus cooling time for the cakes Servings: 12 to 16 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing the pans 2 cups (8 1/2 ounces) flour, divided 3/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa 1 cup boiling water 1 1/2 cups...
  • Truly Gifted

    Sure, a blue box from Tiffany takes your breath away. And a convertible parked in the driveway with a bow on it is, well, hard to top. But sometimes a holiday gift with a handmade quality can mean just as much--or at least convince your friends that,...
  • Silver Lake farmers market: root vegetables, greens, herbs

    Silver Lake farmers market: root vegetables, greens, herbs
    Launched in 2001 by the Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance, a nonprofit organization that benefits local youths, the Silver Lake farmers market successfully serves its community. Prepared foods and crafts stands -- such as gourmet coffee, books, LPs,...
  • Recipe: Peppermint pinwheels

    Recipe: Peppermint pinwheels
      Peppermint pinwheels Submitted by Shauna Cruz of Vallejo, Calif., originally published in Taste of Home magazine 'Four years ago, my roommates and I started the "Annual Christmas Cookie Sweatshop" party for our friends and family, and I make over 1,...
  • Recipe: Mint Cream Dream

    Recipe: Mint Cream Dream
    Active Work Time: 10 minutes Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes plus 3 hours chilling One of the gourmet Jell-O desserts once served at the New American bistro Bambara in Salt Lake City. From chef Scott Blackerby. 1 (3-ounce) package lime-flavored...
  • A little lip gloss, a little weight loss?

    A little lip gloss, a little weight loss?
    What if a swipe of lip gloss could help you control late-night cravings while you revel in a perfect pout? Several companies claim just that -- infusing balms and glosses with ingredients such as hoodia and peppermint that aim, in various ways, to put a...
  • Mani-pedi add-ons: Are they worth it?

    Mani-pedi add-ons: Are they worth it?
    As soon as you sit down for a mani-pedi, the upsell starts: Callus removers, paraffin dips and shoulder massages can each cost an extra $5, $10, $15 or more. And if you opt for a mani-pedi with "the works" — with maybe a fancy-sounding soak, scrub,...
  • What is mint? (A 30-year cooking veteran asks)

    What is mint? (A 30-year cooking veteran asks)
    What is mint? Or maybe more accurately: What is “mint”? It’s amazing that after more than 30 years of cooking and writing about food, I still get stumped by the simplest questions. Actually, maybe the most amazing thing isn't that I'm...