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November 26, 2003
Total time: 4 to 7 hours for stock, about 1 1/2 hours for gumbo Servings: 8 to 10 Stock 1 roasted turkey carcass 2 onions, chopped 2 large carrots, peeled or scrubbed and chopped 3 stalks celery, diced 1 bunch parsley, leaves and stems, rinsed well and coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns 1 bay leaf 1. Place the turkey carcass, meatiest side down, in a...
October 10, 2005 |
Are there any natural treatments for narcolepsy and cataplexy? Narcolepsy is a condition in which people fall asleep suddenly during waking hours. If they lose muscle control, it is called cataplexy. Some narcoleptics can even fall asleep and collapse while crossing the street. There are no natural remedies for this serious ailment, unless you consider gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB). This compound is made in very small quantities by the body. Doctors can now prescribe it by the name Xyrem.
February 1, 2004 |
The kids may still be in school and the calendar may still say winter, but vacation time will be here before you know it. For single parents trying to fill two roles, however, a vacation may seem more like work. Travel agents, resorts, touring companies, hotels and cruises have recognized single-parent travel as a niche market and are beginning to cater to them, offering special rates and package deals and eliminating single supplement fees. "Single parents need a vacation even more so than the average parent because they are doing double-parent duty," said Brenda Elwell, author of "The Single Parent Travel Handbook" and the founder of http://www.singleparenttravel.net . "They have to take care of the children, do all the chores, take care of all the finances and be all of the emotional support to the children, so they need a vacation to just have fun. " Be prepared for the single-parent difficulties on vacation, such as an amusement park that seats only two in one car or doing something that one child wants to do and another doesn't.
June 11, 2003
Total time: 45 minutes, plus 2 hours chilling Servings: 10 Note: From Douglas Keane at Market. 6 cucumbers, seeded and cut into 2-inch chunks (unpeeled) 3 avocados, peeled, pitted and cut up 2 cups plain yogurt 2 cups buttermilk 1/2cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon salt 6 fresh mint leaves, diced small 1. Combine the cucumbers, avocados, yogurt, buttermilk, vinegar, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Working in batches, purée in a blender until the soup is very smooth and well combined, 2 to 3 minutes each batch.
December 3, 2003
Total time: 2 hours, 10 minutes plus 1 hour soaking time Servings: 6 Note: From Christian de la Vara Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, please share it with us: Click here to upload pictures of the finished dish. Crème anglaise 1/2 vanilla bean 2 cups whipping cream 7 egg yolks 2 tablespoons sugar 1. Halve the vanilla bean and scrape into the cream.