July 2, 2008
Total time: 35 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 2 quarts Note: Adapted from Nikki Cohen, bar manager at the Hungry Cat. Honey-lavender simple syrup 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup lavender Bring the sugar, honey, lavender and 2 1/2 cups of water to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes. Strain the syrup, discarding the lavender and allow to cool to room temperature before refrigerating. Makes about 3 cups. Reserve the extra for other aguas frescas or cocktails.
November 5, 2008 |
Tiggers might not like honey but collectors apparently do. A sketch by Winnie the Pooh illustrator E.H. Shepard titled "Tiggers Don't Like Honey" fetched $49,770 at auction Tuesday, well above the pre-sale estimate of $24,000 to $32,000. Bonhams auction house said the drawing, of Pooh dipping his paw into a honey pot while Tigger and Piglet look on, was bought by a private collector in Germany for his wife, who had loved the characters as a child. The large oval pencil drawing is an enlarged version of an illustration that appeared in A.A. Milne's children's classic "The House at Pooh Corner."
December 17, 2010 |
Awash in cool whites and low lights, the Hungry Cat is the perfect place to toss back a leisurely after-work cocktail or two. Especially on weekdays, when many of the restaurant's alcohol-laced libations are half price from 3 to 6 p.m., leaving you with more money to slurp down a few succulent oysters from the fantastic raw bar. And although you might feel compelled to drink a crisp, white wine with your bivalve bonanza, there is a seasonal cocktail...
July 27, 1996
Shaq arrived on Thursday and Magic hurried back. Vlade's deep in Charlotte smoking Cubans by the pack. Goodbye Lynch and Peeler, your play's as sweet as honey. We'd love to keep you both, but we just don't have the money. SEAN GREGSON Rancho Palos Verdes
July 21, 1991
After reading James Flanigan articles from Israel, I wonder. The Arabs have the money, Israel has the technology, if they would forget their hate, the region could be a land of milk and honey. CHARLES BALSHAM Studio City
November 30, 2012 |
Pancakes are a natural for breakfast, but what about dinner? Go ahead, indulge yourself. Light and fluffy, these pancakes have that perfect buttermilk tang. But what sets them apart is a touch of olive oil -- rich and fruity, a good olive oil adds wonderful fragrant notes. And chopped dark chocolate adds pure magic to every bite (doesn't chopped dark chocolate add a little magic to just about anything?). Douse the pancakes with a little honey and fresh mint -- or garnish however you'd like -- and dig in. The whole dish comes together in half an hour.
July 8, 2006
STAR JONES REYNOLDS may have stabbed Barbara Walters in the back, but I felt like Robin Abcarian stabbed me in the heart when she said that "Barbara Walters is a liar" in her crass, mean-spirited commentary ["The Truth? It's a Point of View," June 30]. Surely Abcarian knows the difference between a bold-faced lie and a little white lie (fib) designed to protect the ego, self-esteem or mental health of a valued friend/colleague/spouse. Think, "Honey, do you think this new $300 dress makes me look fat?"
October 11, 1990
It's likely you will get lots of mail about Jonathan Gold's doughnut article ("Searching for the Hole Truth," Sept. 27) asking, "how could you have omitted such and such a doughnut-hole joint?" Well, you missed the boat on two counts in my opinion. The Donut Inn in the Marina del Rey shopping center on Admiralty Way makes two kinds of whole-wheat honey doughnuts--the best anywhere. Also available are the hard-to-find plain honey whole-wheat and a glazed variety. And though you may not have been impressed by Randy's buttermilk doughnut, I think its cake doughnuts surpass many, many others.
December 31, 2001
Not much really helps, according to Dr. Fred Freitag of the Diamond Headache Clinic in Chicago. Honey on toast may help some. Honey is rich in fructose, which hastens metabolism, he said. Sweating it out in a sauna can also help. More is known about what not to do. "The hair of the dog"--another drink in the morning--is not helpful. It only prolongs the agony. Coffee also prolongs the pain. Tomato juice and tomato products are acidic and make the hangover worse.