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MGM Grand Executive Pastry Chef Wins ‘Best Fresh Pastry Award’ at 2018 Cacao Barry World Chocolate Masters Competition
Award-Winning Dessert Now Available at FiAMMA Italian Kitchen
Cold brew coffee is popping up everywhere, poised to be a top food trend in the new year.
Immigration is a super-hot topic these days. It was a critical issue during the 2016 and 2018 U.S. elections, and it still seems to provoke passionate responses from the left and the right, plus many in between.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer last month appointed a new director for the city’s Commission on Arts and Culture, a position vacant since January when former director Dana Springs stepped down. Jonathon Glus reported for work beginning in early November, after spending just under two years in a similar role
Vertical gardens are an excellent way to grow your own food, herbs, and medicines in a small amount of space.
The Paula A. Lewis Library will start the New Year with a new monthly Master Gardener Lecture Series on the first Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
At 8 years old, Angela Brooks-Brown’s father stuck her on a tractor.
On February 16, 2019, Laguna Art Museum will present its annual California Cool Art Auction. 2019 will mark the 37th edition of the highly-anticipated event. With works by over 100 important California artists, the museum-curated California Cool Art Auction 2019 will include original art at great prices,
Horseradish is a popular condiment that is enjoyed by many because of its hot and pungent flavor, which is similar to wasabi.
Eight years ago, Shelbie Cooper loaded her two young sons, a baby and a 2-year-old, into the feed truck.
Tuesday, more than 400 Farm Bureau members of Kansas wrapped up business for their farm organization at Kansas Farm Bureau’s 100th annual meeting.
The breeze of the wind has gotten colder now that the winter season has started. This also means that you will probably be spending more time indoors.
Most weeks, Roman Redman does a few extra hours in the kitchens of his ribs and burger joint in Saint Petersburg to cook for a less hipster clientele: the city’s poor and homeless.
Storing grain can be a worthwhile investment when it is done right.
In the wake of the recent ivory smuggling scandal at La Jolla’s Carlton Gallery, there’s something shocking in the reverence in the way the newest class of taxidermists — many of them young women — talk about animals, and their art.
Santa needs something to keep him warm on those long winter journeys when the reindeer are driving — Santa’s Sangria, perhaps, from Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops.
Limescale (calcium carbonate) often forms in pipes, sinks, or toilets.
Looking for something fun and festive for the whole family? Then take a look at our Holiday Event guide and see which event sounds like your cup of tea!
Lawmakers, vineyard owners and other industry experts had a wine session in San Diego Thursday – that is, the Legislature’s Wine and Governmental Organization Committee meeting examined the impact of state and federal regulations on California’s wine industry.
Tis the season for baking and crafting – the perfect ways to feel festive and bond with loved ones of all ages.
One ride plus one full day equaled two lessons learned for Esther Miller.
Like crafters who are always on the lookout for interesting crafting ideas, preppers are also eager to try new and useful DIY projects, especially makeshift tools that can make your life easier during a disaster scenario.
There’s no place like home. Mattie Jeffries grew up on beans, cornbread, and hard work.
Mediterranean ingredients and flavors create dishes that are refreshing, colorful and filled with fruits and vegetables.
Dominique Crenn became the first woman in the United States to receive Michelin’s highest distinction of three stars in its annual ranking of top restaurants in the San Francisco area released on Thursday.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is an all-around wonder spice that can be used not just for the flavor it adds to food but also for its many health benefits.
Everyone is welcome at this program sponsored by The Friends of Coos Bay Public Library. No admission is charged and refreshments will be provided. Please call 269-1101 for further information about this program. The library is located at 525 Anderson Avenue in Coos Bay.
It was during the early ‘80s that Weston believes he contracted the disease, which was then considered a death sentence. He was diagnosed with full-blown AIDS in 1991.
After a year-long celebration of the museum’s history and legacy, honoring the artists of a hundred years ago whose organization eventually became Laguna Art Museum, the exhibition Art Colony
A visit to Uruguay in the early ‘90s brought me to small dark gallery in Montevideo. Upstairs, in dim light, I caught sight of a painting that instantly captivated me: a moonlit landscape with a weary Quixote-like traveler on horseback riding uphill toward a small open-air hut in which a few women stood
“We’re building bridges, musical and poetry bridges, where the diplomatic bridges have collapsed,” said Ari Honarvar, who works with Musical Ambassadors for Peace. She’s trained as a facilitator to lead drumming and dancing circles among fellow refugees.
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) celebrated the beauty of nature with its annual “Art & Nature” juried art exhibit of paintings that capture nature and the natural landscapes.
Tips from an executive pastry chef for simple holiday entertaining
The stinky, spiky durian is set to become Malaysia’s next major export as the Southeast Asian nation rushes to develop thousands of acres to cash in on unprecedented demand for the fruit from China.
Easy guide to planting
Newspapers are a resource that can be used for other purposes after they are read.
Voice has always been about giving voice to the voiceless. So it came as a shock to us that as the traditional media contracts, one of the casualties has been arts and culture coverage, unless you count updates on the Real Housewives, art and culture.
“Long gone are the days of no flash photography,” said Alexis Miller, a local art conservator, discussing materials issues related to an art piece’s long-term exposure to extreme bursts of light. Low-light capable smartphones, she remarks, have changed everything. Instead, “As a conservator, I worry about people bumping into stuff.”
Try these five tips for a no-hassle holiday celebration and enjoy being fully present for the fun this season.
Considering the cost – and availability, in some areas – of water these days, making your very own rainwater irrigation system is a practical choice.
A painting that Romanian prosecutors said on Sunday might be a work by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 is more likely a forgery created as a publicity stunt, Dutch media reported.
Ann Phong likes to collect discarded objects — soda cans, pieces of plastic and metal, old circuit boards, obsolete cell phones — and turn them into art.
Did you know that aside from being a versatile spice, black pepper (Piper nigrum) has other uses?