For some of us, baking bread is something that we do without much thought, whenever it's cold enough to crank the oven, for giving to friends, when our kids demand it, or as a coping mechanism (see: the recent election, long distance relationships, Steve Nash). The smell of bread baking is a fundame ... More >>
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KTLANo suburban SUV is safeHow far has Los Angeles County really come, since the mid-century school desegration and the 1992 L.A. Riots? For a black man living with his white roommates in the affluent Santa Clarita suburb of Saugus, a hate crime outside their home in the 20700 block of Satinw ... More >>
While we're sweating out the heat wave, rest assured that in Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon in Northern Canada, the weather is absolutely lovely. This time of year, longtime resident Michele Genest -- author of The Boreal Gourmet: Adventures in Northern Cooking cookbook -- is hiking amo ... More >>
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ProvidenceChef Michael CimarustiProvidence chef-owner Michael Cimarusti has been even busier than usual lately, between trips to the Bocuse d'Or and to Japan. Read the first part of our interview for his take on those excursions. The chef also teaches the occasional cooking classes on, you gu ... More >>
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