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October 18, 2006 | From Reuters
Lemon juice from Argentina and Mexico is being sold in the United States at unfair prices, causing U.S. producers to lose market share and cut payrolls, the country's largest marketing cooperative said Tuesday. Sherman Oaks-based Sunkist Growers, which is owned by 6,000 members who account for the majority of U.S.
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February 22, 2014 | By Noelle Carter
If you're like me, you probably don't need an excuse to lift a celebratory margarita. Still, even this classic cocktail gets its own holiday. That would be today. So Happy National Margarita Day! To celebrate, we've compiled 13 of our favorite recipes . If you love a classic margarita, we've got you covered. Of course, we'll also take care of you if you'd like to get creative with a little blood orange, pomegranate or guava. Or perhaps you'd like to add a little jalapeno, horseradish or cilantro to the mix. We include a variety of recipes, including favorites from restaurants known for great drinks: El Coyote, Mas Malo and Border Grill.
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January 24, 1992 | Dana Parsons
A funny thing happened this week on Ray Turner's lifelong journey toward professional anonymity. He got famous. Turner is a processes engineer at Hughes Aircraft Co. in Fullerton. Let's just say they don't make TV movies out of jobs like that. He's been there since 1969, and it's his job to make sure that Hughes products meet military specifications. Highly competent, yes, but nobody confused Turner with one of the best and brightest Ph.D.s or high-tech whiz kids.
FOOD
February 15, 2014 | By Jessica Gelt
The plum sour was created to complement the modern Chinese cuisine served at chic Hakkasan Beverly Hills. This tart libation combines woodsy Japanese whiskey, tangy fresh-squeezed lemon juice, aromatic plum liqueur and pleasingly sweet brown sugar syrup. A single shaken egg white gives the cocktail frothy wings. Hakkasan Beverly Hills, 233 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, (310) 888-8661, hakkasan.com/beverlyhills. jessica.gelt@latimes.com Plum sour 2 minutes.
REAL ESTATE
July 30, 1989 | READER'S DIGEST, For the Associated Press
If scrapes and scratches mar your wood floors, you can usually correct the problem without a complete refinishing job. Floorboards that are badly damaged can be fixed by removing the old section of flooring and replacing it. You can remove most stains from wood floors without sanding off the finish. First, try commercial furniture cleaners. If these don't work, pour some cigarette lighter fluid onto a clean, soft cloth and rub the stains.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1993 | MAIA DAVIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Despite the carnival rides, comedy acts and other festivities intended to amuse Ventura County Fair visitors, some fair-goers on Wednesday couldn't help but grimace. In one of the highlights of the fair's opening day, about a dozen children and eight adults sucked partially diluted lemon-juice concentrate from baby bottles in the annual lemon-juice drinking contests.
NEWS
January 16, 1994 | SHARI ROAN, TIMES HEALTH WRITER
Crush some garlic and add a dash of cayenne pepper. Brew with the juice of six grapefruit. Bombard with positive thoughts--this, like, being Southern California. And, oh yes, let someone tuck you into bed with tender, loving care. This concoction was among the nearly 200 responses sent in by readers who shared their best cures for wintertime colds and flu. Chicken is big, booze is bigger. And lots of readers have faith in salt, onions, garlic, and sizzling teas and soups.
FOOD
September 1, 2011 | By Noelle Carter, Los Angeles Times
Dear SOS: I'd love to get the recipe for the couscous at Hillstone (formerly Houston's) in Santa Monica. Many thanks. Meghan Tilley Venice Dear Meghan: We loved the fresh flavors and bright colors in this couscous, which makes for a great summer side dish or a perfect snack. Enjoy! Houston's couscous Total time: 40 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 4 to 6 Note: Adapted from Hillstone Restaurant Group 3 cups water, divided 1/2 cup couscous 1/2 cup bulgur wheat 3/4 cup coarsely chopped radishes 3 tablespoons finely cut green onions 3 tablespoons minced Italian parsley 1/2 cup raisins 12 very small tomatoes, such as Sweet 100s 1/3 cup whole roasted, skin-on almonds About ½ cup whole fresh mint leaves 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, preferably Meyer lemon, more to taste 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, more to taste Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste 1. In a small saucepan, bring 11/2 cups water to a simmer.
FOOD
February 23, 2013 | By Noelle Carter, Los Angeles Times
Dear SOS: I just had the best cocktail of my life last night at the Tasting Kitchen in Venice. It was called the Braveheart - an off-the-menu scotch drink with ginger and lemon. Any chance you could find out the recipe? Jean Kim Los Angeles Dear Jean: A touch of fresh lemon and ginger juice give a subtle tang to blended scotch in this wonderful concoction, sweetened with just a hint of honey. I'll definitely be making this one again. Tasting Kitchen's Braveheart Total time: 5 minutes Servings: 1 cocktail Note: Adapted from Tasting Kitchen.
HEALTH
June 28, 2010 | Joe Graedon, Teresa Graedon, The People's Pharmacy
I have taken naproxen regularly for several years, having had knee replacement and shoulder surgery. When I take naproxen, my blood pressure goes up from 115/70 to about 145/94. I was told my blood pressure problem was unrelated to the drug, but when I quit taking naproxen, my blood pressure went back down to 115/70. A recent report from Denmark (Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, July 2010) involved reviewing the health records of more than 1 million people taking NSAID pain relievers such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.)
FOOD
October 12, 2013
Anchovy aioli 10 minutes. Makes a scant ¾ cup 2 to 3 cloves garlic 3 to 5 anchovy fillets, to taste, cleaned if salt-packed, smashed to a paste using the back of a knife 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, more to taste 1/2 cup prepared mayonnaise Kosher salt Using a rasp or fine grater, grate the garlic directly into a medium bowl. Add the anchovy paste, olive oil and lemon juice, and stir to combine. Slowly stir in the mayonnaise until all of the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
FOOD
August 3, 2013
30 minutes. Makes about 2 1/2 cups jam 2 pounds blackberries 1 1/4 pounds sugar (a scant 3 cups) 4 teaspoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons lemon verbena leaves 1. Pulse the blackberries in a food processor or mash them up with your hands. You could even leave a few semi-mashed so the jam has a variety of textures. Add the sugar and lemon juice, and stir with a spatula to marry the ingredients. Pour into a large, heavy-bottomed pan. 2. Place the verbena leaves in a cheesecloth bag and tie the bag to the side of the pot, with the bag submerged in the fruit.
FOOD
August 2, 2013
  Total time: 1 1/2 hours, plus chilling time (up to 1 week) for the dough Servings: 3 1/2 dozen Note: From Amy Scattergood. 3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon baking soda 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup molasses (not blackstrap) 1 egg 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1. In a large bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking soda.
NEWS
July 3, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt
This Fourth of July leave the super-hot grill duty to the sturdy member of your family who goes in for that whole bubbling, dripping meat scene. You're more of an ice-cold beverage kind of person. Especially if the drink in question has a bit of a kick. Plus, serving pre-dinner cocktails makes you the hero of any party. But when you're working out of a home kitchen that isn't yours, it's classy to keep it simple. There will be enough happening on the stove without you trying to cook up lavender-honey simple syrup.  In searching for some quality cocktail recipes that are delicious enough to satisfy a cocktail connoisseur while being straightforward enough to please everyone, I stumbled across a nifty little cookbook called "Happy Hour at Home" by Barbara Scott-Goodman.
NEWS
June 21, 2013 | By Noelle Carter
Looking for dinner options that come together in 30 minutes or less. Whether you're thinking a simple pasta dish, or perhaps steamed corn with clams and bacon, or even a filling quesadilla, we've got ideas to help you out. Pasta, butter, lemon, basil, cream, Parmigiano and freshly ground black pepper. Could dinner possibly get any easier? Fresh basil and a touch of lemon are infused with the richness of heavy cream, then poured over pasta. Topped with fresh-grated Parmigiano and a little ground pepper, it makes for a remarkably easy but elegant meal!
FOOD
May 11, 2013
  1 hour. Serves 4 to 6 as an appetizer 1 cup bulgur, medium (No. 2) or fine (No. 1) (about 5.5 ounces) Salt 1 cup hot water 3 small green onions 5 tablespoons fruity extra-virgin olive oil, or more to taste, divided 1 brown onion (about 8 ounces), chopped (about 1 2/3 cups) 2 red bell peppers (about 1 pound), finely diced (about 2 2/3 cups) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 1/2 tablespoons Turkish-style pepper paste, preferably hot, or to taste 3 to 4 tablespoons lemon juice, or to taste, divided Freshly ground pepper Pinch of red pepper flakes, or to taste (optional)
FOOD
April 22, 2009
Total time: 45 minutes, plus cooling time for the quinoa Servings: 6 Note: Umeboshi (plum) vinegar can be found at Whole Foods markets and Asian markets. Umeboshi-lemon dressing 2 teaspoons umeboshi vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice 1 tablespoon best-quality olive oil In a medium bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, pickle juice and olive oil. Cover and refrigerate until needed. This makes one-fourth cup dressing.
FOOD
May 9, 2013
Total time: 35 minutes, plus 2 to 4 hours marinating Servings: 6 Note: If you use wooden skewers, remember to soak them in water first. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2cup plain whole-milk yogurt 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 teaspoon salt 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch cubes 1. In a large glass or ceramic bowl , combine the lemon juice, yogurt, cilantro, ginger, garlic, cumin, coriander, 1 tablespoon of the canola oil and the salt.
FOOD
May 9, 2013
Total time: 35 minutes, plus 2 to 4 hours marinating Servings: 6 Note: If you use wooden skewers, remember to soak them in water first. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2cup plain whole-milk yogurt 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 teaspoon salt 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch cubes 1. In a large glass or ceramic bowl , combine the lemon juice, yogurt, cilantro, ginger, garlic, cumin, coriander, 1 tablespoon of the canola oil and the salt.
FOOD
May 4, 2013
Glazing vegetables is so simple it doesn't really require a recipe. But here are some ideas for flavor combinations that you can explore. Remember, this technique is incredibly flexible, so these are just a few of the many possibilities. Artichokes: Glaze with olive oil and garlic; finish with lemon juice, parsley and pine nuts. Carrots: Glaze with butter, serrano chile and shallots; finish with orange juice and mint. Celery root: Glaze with butter and shallots; finish with lemon juice and celery leaves.
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