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February 13, 1986 | JACK SMITH
I am not alone in resenting prices that top off at 99 cents, but I had no idea that the practice of saving pennies in a glass jar could arouse such passions, one way or the other. "How absolutely revolting your Sunday column was," writes an anonymous reader. "The government is spending thousands--millions--of dollars to supply a necessary monetary coin in our economy and you are hoarding them. I'll admit there are many more like you and that is the trouble.
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FOOD
March 28, 2014 | By Nancy Silverton with Carolynn Carreño
Over the years as a chef, I've become fixated with understanding the intricacies of various ingredients, but I'd never given horseradish a second thought until fairly recently, when I became obsessed with the horseradish cream that my friend Suzanne Tracht serves at her restaurant, Jar. I dine there often, and every time I tasted that sauce - which she serves with her famous pot roast and as a dip for the potato chips she offers at the bar, among other...
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REAL ESTATE
May 14, 1989 | From Associated Press
Want to make gourmet herb vinegar? Organic Gardening magazine says it's easy with white or cider vinegar and fresh-picked garden herbs. Thyme, basil, marjoram, tarragon, rosemary, fennel, chervil, dill or mint are good choices. Put about a cup of fresh herbs, chopped coarsely, and two or three cups of vinegar in a clear jar or bottle. Cap the jar and set on a sunny windowsill for about two weeks to let flavors mellow. Strain the vinegar into a clean jar and insert a fresh herb stalk for easy identification and an attractive appearance.
OPINION
March 9, 2014 | By Dinah Hatton
If you're a city person, you might only have read of chamber pots, an inconvenient though useful contraption from an earlier time. In the part of Texas where I grew up, the term "chamber pot" was a tad too genteel. We called these essentials "slop jars" or just "the pot. " Whatever you called it, I had to empty it. Our house sat on a slight rise facing busy Highway 31. The outhouse was back of the house, toward the woods, maybe 50 feet away. PHOTOS: 5 Senate women to watch in 2014 It was tricky running with the pot to the outhouse.
FOOD
February 6, 2002
Thanks for your article about pot roast ("The Simple Pot Roast Hits the Big Time," Jan. 23). I inherited my grandmother's heavy cast iron braising pan. Everything I cook in it is delicious (friends say exceptional!), but I've never had anything as delicious as the pot roast at Jar. A friend took me there last weekend--too noisy, too crowded for me, I'm afraid. But once I tasted the pot roast, the outside world faded away. Thanks for the recipes in the article. If anything can attempt to do justice to Jar's recipe and technique, my grandmother's pan can. MAUREEN MARR West Hollywood
FOOD
October 9, 2002 | Donna Deane
Rillettes is a traditional type of potted meat, poultry or fish, slowly cooked in seasoned fat then made into a paste. It makes a wonderfully rich hors d'oeuvre when spread on French bread and accompanied with small gerkins. Put the jar of rillettes in the refrigerator to chill and solidify before serving. Edouard Artzner goose rillettes, 6.7-ounce jar, $8.99 from Picholine, 3360 W. 1st St., Los Angeles. (213) 252-8722.
FOOD
March 28, 2014 | By Nancy Silverton with Carolynn Carreño
Over the years as a chef, I've become fixated with understanding the intricacies of various ingredients, but I'd never given horseradish a second thought until fairly recently, when I became obsessed with the horseradish cream that my friend Suzanne Tracht serves at her restaurant, Jar. I dine there often, and every time I tasted that sauce - which she serves with her famous pot roast and as a dip for the potato chips she offers at the bar, among other...
NEWS
May 6, 1989 | From Associated Press
Police say a 15-year-old who put a straight pin in a jar of his family's baby food apparently did it to get some attention, solving the last of three food-tampering cases reported in the state within a week. There were no injuries in any of the cases. A Jacksonville family reported Monday that they had found a pin in a jar of baby food. Jacksonville Police Chief Thomas Weeks said Thursday that after investigators interviewed the family extensively, the 15-year-old son admitted placing the straight pin in the jar. The Jacksonville incident followed one in Springfield in which a baby-sitter trying to impress her employers said last Friday that she found pins in two jars of baby food.
FOOD
April 30, 2003
There is an even easier way to make pickled eggs than the one you described ("Getting Eggs Into a Fine Pickle," April 16). When you eat the last dill pickle from a batch, save both juice and jar. Drop in a few peeled hard-boiled eggs, and let them sit in the refrigerator for a day or so. The longer they sit, the more pickled they get. Rich Varenchik Valencia
BUSINESS
May 15, 1989
El Cajon police evacuated a motel and nearby residences during the weekend after a crude bomb was discovered, authorities said. The sheriff's arson and bomb squad was summoned to the Budget 6 Motel in the 500 block of Montrose Court about 3:30 p.m. Saturday to disarm the bomb, a small jar filled with gunpowder with a fuse sticking out of it, police said. The bomb, apparently made with a cosmetics jar, was about an inch tall and 1 1/2 inches in diameter, police said. No one was injured, police said, and they had no suspects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 2014 | By Tony Perry
A 21-year-old Escondido man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of committing one of the highest profile petty thefts in county history: stealing Girl Scout cookie money. After a chase and struggle, David Betancort was arrested on suspicion of swiping a “tip jar” from Girl Scouts selling cookies outside an Escondido supermarket Saturday, law enforcement officials said. The tips were meant to buy cookies to send to military personnel overseas, a program known as Operation Thin Mint.
IMAGE
December 1, 2013 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
Several new style books focus on great American jewelry design. Here we zero in on two of the stand-out volumes of the season. David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler Ruth Peltason Assouline, $85 American jewelry designer David Webb was a fixture on New York's social scene during the 1960s and '70s, beloved by Diana Vreeland, Nan Kempner, Doris Duke, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbra Streisand and many other style-setters. Webb is perhaps best known for his animal bracelets, more fierce than cute, featuring lions, tigers and dragons, which were part of the ladies-who-lunch uniform of the day. But his legacy encompasses so much more, writes Ruth Peltason in "David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler.
WORLD
September 17, 2013 | By Patrick J. McDonnell
DAMASCUS, Syria - The thud of an artillery round hardly drew a reaction from the many people lingering, apparently carefree, Monday near Jaheth Park, a stretch of green in this Syrian capital's upscale Abu Rummaneh district. "From inside the bubble to outside the bubble," said Maysam, 29, tracing the trajectory of a shell aimed at some rebel stronghold in embattled suburbs. "We all live in a bubble here. No one really knows what's going on outside of our little bubble. " After 2 1/2 years of conflict, the Syrian capital is a deeply divided place.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Taylor Swift seems to think that the Kanye West "I'mma let you finish" routine has a time and place. And that time and place is here and now. Still. The "Red" singer, 23, is still making jokes about the rapper's stunt that took place at MTV's Video Music Awards in September 2009. You remember, West infamously grabbed the mike when Swift was about to get her award for female video and proclaimed that with "Single Ladies," Beyonce had the best female video "of all time.
FOOD
August 17, 2013 | S. Irene Virbila
No way am I going to make it to Maine this summer to feast on lobster pulled straight from the Atlantic. Short of flying in the crustaceans from the East Coast (very expensive), I intend to get my lobster fix right here. Not at the Lobster in Santa Monica - too noisy - or the Red Lobster. And I'm not longing for one of the gigantesque lobsters served up at the Palm steakhouses either. Something more demure, more soulful for me. On a recent lobster crawl around town, I found three places that did a good, even great, job with Maine lobster.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 20, 2013 | By Geoff Dyer
I wonder if the curators of the excellent "War/Photography" show at the Annenberg Space for Photography were tempted to include Jeff Wall's "Dead Troops Talk (A Vision After an Ambush of a Red Army Patrol, Near Moqor, Afghanistan, Winter, 1986)". It certainly made a strong impression on Susan Sontag, whose book "Regarding the Pain of Others" ends with a long discussion of a work she considers "exemplary in its thoughtfulness and power. " An image of a "made-up event," this huge photograph was constructed in Wall's studio.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 15, 2012 | By Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
On a seemingly typical shooting day recently at a stage in El Segundo, a director in a baseball cap was hunched over video monitors, burly grips were moving lights, and the producers were arguing about just what it was they were making. "I swear we need a tip jar for every time somebody calls this 'television' or 'marketing,'" said an exasperated Elan Lee, chief creative officer of Fourth Wall Studios. "I want a jar for every time we say 'transmedia' too, but I don't know what else to say sometimes," added Jim Stewartson, Fourth Wall's chief executive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1989
Your writer failed to mention one other important plus for peanut butter: Besides tasting good and possibly helping to lower cholesterol, it has a long shelf-life and you don't have to refrigerate it after opening. I've never had a jar of peanut butter go bad, even when it sat around a long time after being opened. LOUISE HAUTER La Canada
NEWS
March 28, 2013 | By Monte Morin
The gift shop at the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., has voluntarily recalled five condiment sauces due to mislabeling and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, soy, anchovy or milk risk serious or even life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No adverse reactions or illnesses have been reported. The receall applies to the following products sold under the Buffalo Trace Distillery brand name: --Bourbon Flavored Caramel Sauce, 8-ounce jar, UPC 795436001058, best buy date 2/16/14.
NEWS
March 25, 2013 | By Caitlin Keller
Jar hosts guest chefs: Israeli chefs Assaf Granit and Uri Navon of Machneyuda in Jerusalem will be paying chef Suzanne Tracht's restaurant Jar a visit April 13 for a one-night-only dinner collaboration. In honor of Israel's 65th Independence Day, Granit, Navon and Tracht will prepare a four-course dinner comprised of dishes such as sea fish tartare; shikshukit , cooked minced beef and lamb in a Mediterranean spice mixture with tahini and yogurt; calamari with dates, honey, pomegranate concentrate, porcini mushrooms, harissa, cherry tomatoes, confit of onion and garlic with tahigort and burnt aubergine paste; and basbousa , a wet semolina cake with tahini ice cream and fresh fruit.
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