| Sep 9, 2009
Summer always comes late to Southern California, but that seemed to be particularly true this year, as the cloudy gray days of June gloom stretched well into August for many areas. There was a good side, to be sure, but what we gained by not having to...
| Jul 23, 2008
TAKING summer visitors on a tour of downtown Los Angeles? Before or after Disney Hall, Olvera Street, Santee Alley and whatever other landmarks are on your itinerary, stop in for breakfast or lunch at Blue Star restaurant, a terrific little cafe located...
| Dec 28, 2005
Total time: 20 to 30 minutes
Note: Donna Deane's explication of the technique for making creamy, luxurious, slow-scrambled eggs included this inspired open-face sandwich recipe.
4 slices rustic bread, about
1/2 inch thick
| Oct 26, 2005
A couple of eggs can save the day. When you're at a loss over what to make, just crack, beat, scramble and you've got a meal pronto.
But hold on a minute.
In fact, hold on a few minutes.
If you slow things down a bit, you can turn scrambled eggs into...
| Jun 2, 2004
It's a shorter road than one might think from wedding-phobe to frenzied lady with a checklist and dream for that special day. Trust me. I've traveled it.
I used to hear about extravagant wedding parties and think, "They're idiots," then reel off things...
| Apr 20, 2004
Big Two-Hearted River: Part I
Nick looked down into the pool from the bridge. It was a hot day. A kingfisher flew up the stream. It was a long time since Nick had looked into a stream and seen trout. They were very satisfactory. As the shadow of the...