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Lent

A collection of news and information related to Lent published by this site and its partners.

Top Lent Articles

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  • Late Night: Nancy Pelosi and Stephen Colbert talk 'super' PACs

     
    Nancy Pelosi and Stephen Colbert talk super PACs and the DISCLOSE Act....
  • Photos: Putting the L.A. Times' king cake recipe to the test

     
    From the looks of it, our Mardi Gras king cake recipe was a hit. Times Test Kitchen Manager Noelle Carter crafted a king cake recipe rich with butter, cream cheese, toasted pecans and apples. She said it was the perfect......
  • Forklore: Knobby food

     
    What's the connection between pattypan squash and the bagel? OK, pretty remote, but it exists....
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Gluttony

     
    Lent, the Christian season of sacrifice and spiritual self-examination, is right around the corner -- preceded, of course by everyone's favorite festival of indulgence, Mardi Gras! It seems like a good time to repent -- or indulge in -- your......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Sloth

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins you'll be regretting come Lent. Calling all slobs. Honey, we’re talking to you! Have a slob you'd like to shape up -- discreetly?......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Envy

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins you'll be regretting come Lent. Sugar dads and hubbies, listen up. We’re completely convinced that a dazzling reminder (shall we say, a hand-crafted......
  • 10 Mardi Gras recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

     
    It's time for Mardi Gras -- or Fat Tuesday -- a.k.a. an all-day pass to eating, drinking and all-around celebrating before Lent. It's also known as Pancake Day, a nod to the tradition of making use of ingredients such as......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Wrath

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not these gifts, come Lent. Reached your boiling point? We suggest keeping it in check and summoning......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Pride

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not these gifts, come Lent. You’re so vain. You probably think this blog is about you. Don’t......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Greed

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not the gifts, come Lent. It's tempting to live high on the hog. But too much of......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Lust

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas, inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins, that you'll be regretting come Lent. What would a piece on lust be without a mention of Hef? You can still get your......