December 17, 1992 |
There are a lot of people in Orange County who are confident that had Fred Burrell's ribs been around at the time of creation, God wouldn't have bothered Adam. OK, so his Rib Cage restaurant fare may not be that heavenly, but it's certainly good enough to allow Burrell to be expanding in this age of business retrenchment. In addition to the original Rib Cage in Santa Ana, there's a second on Sand Canyon in Irvine and a third about to open in Newport Beach.
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December 18, 2000 |
"I put this off all my life." So reads the self-written epitaph of the unusual man who was a gofer for Lucky Lindy, a publicist for Bette Davis, a student of aerodynamics, a cameraman who pioneered helicopter photography, a golf doctor, a macaroni mogul and a mortgage lender. Robert William, who headed the Western United States' largest pasta manufacturing company for 30 years, died Dec. 7 of leukemia and pneumonia at his home in Hancock Park. He was 86.
October 27, 1994 |
Although weeknight cooking is about as popular as grocery shopping at 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning, it's sometimes unavoidable. But with a little planning, a weeknight meal can be a delightful, healthy and relaxing alternative to either eating out or dialing for dinner. Pasta, which every cook should have by the cupboardful, is the base for an effortless meal. The simplest pasta dinners are spaghetti with a little olive oil and seasonings.
January 12, 1986 |
Boredom, for Jack Lemmon, would seem to be a blank page in the diary; a day without plans and challenges. Like Lewis Carroll's White Rabbit, he is always on the move, rushing along with that familiar head-down gait, his appetite for life apparently undiminished by age. For him, last year was a crowded one, a year of living vigorously. He made two movies--"Macaroni" in Naples, Italy; "Crisis" in Los Angeles. He went to Japan for the 40th anniversary of the dropping of the A-bomb.
July 14, 2012 |
Dear SOS: I have been to Lawry's Carvery many times. I wish I knew how to make their baked macaroni and cheese. I hope you can acquire this recipe. They have many of their recipes on the website, but the mac 'n' cheese is not on it. Arlene Rebuyon Rancho Santa Margarita Dear Arlene: Lawry's was happy to share its take on this classic comfort food, which we've adapted below. This makes a lot of mac 'n' cheese, so it's perfect for a summertime get-together.
June 29, 1995 |
We can discuss whether pasta salads are "in" or "out" as a trend, but judging from take-out windows, there is no question that they are constantly in demand. This is especially true of salads made of tortellini, ravioli and other stuffed pastas. It's so easy to be tempted when they are attractively displayed at gourmet shops and fine supermarkets. But these delicious salads cost so much less when you prepare them yourself.
November 14, 1993 |
Terry Knorr's story was too fantastic to believe. Her mother and two of her brothers, she said, had killed her sisters more than eight years ago and left their bodies in the mountains near Lake Tahoe. At first, police officers, a lawyer and a therapist she told dismissed her tale as fiction, authorities said. But when she called the Placer County Sheriff's Department last month, her grisly account of burning flesh and starvation rang true.
August 20, 2010 |
Tough times call for some serious comfort food, and macaroni and cheese is a staple of that category. That's added up to a nice payday for manufacturers. As a whole, macaroni and cheese sales are up 25% over the last four years, to $802 million. Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner accounts for the vast majority of category growth, which likely means more parents, willingly or not, have joined their kids in more bright-orange dinners. There are much smaller but also growing competitors, such as Annie's Inc. of Napa, Calif.
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April 24, 1997 |
Pots were boiling, pastries were baking and bodies were moving Wednesday as students at Aliso Niguel High School prepared a special luncheon to announce the start of an internship program to teach students the restaurant business. Students spend 15 hours a week working at local restaurants as part of their Culinary Arts Department curriculum. They also may receive community college credit.
February 16, 2006 |
Violet When Jared Simons set out to create a macaroni and cheese to serve at his stylish new American restaurant, he didn't mess around. "I like to make the dish as rich as possible," the chef says. So he sautes cubes of serrano ham with leeks, adds heavy cream and parmesan, mixes in elbow macaroni, then bakes individual servings finished with Gruyere and bread crumbs for a crispy top. * Mac and cheese, $7.50. 3221 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 453-9113.