I first met Margarita Manzke some years ago in Carmel, Calif., where she was making incredibly creative desserts. She and her chef husband Walter opened Republique in Los Angeles a few years later. Her pastry repertoire ...Read more
This strawberry and rhubarb upside-down cake recipe highlights how delicious strawberries and rhubarb taste together. If you can't find rhubarb, substitute an equal amount of any kind of berry or even fresh figs. This ...Read more
Dear Mr. Dad: My wife and I are getting divorced. There are a lot of complex financial issues to work through, and we're meeting regularly with a court-appointed mediator. So far, the process has taken more than a year, ...Read more
How Your Waistline Can Expose Your Health Risk
It’s that time of year. You go to your doctor for the annual physical. The nurse has weighed you on the way in. Now you’re sitting on the exam table in the ...Read more
I wish I had a quarter for every stupid purchase I've made in my life. I'd have some major dough. Regrettably, my financial faux pas have been remarkable in both quantity and quality. I've made some real doozies.
Take the...Read more
Dear Annie: I am hoping you can help me sort this out. I am an avid animal lover, and I have had animals all my life. I am now on the brink of turning 65 and have no pets. I am in very good health. Also, I am on the autism...Read more
WASHINGTON -- People hate doing their taxes so much that, as soon as Tax Day is over, they want to retreat from anything related to their returns.
But now is the time to start tax planning for next year, because you have ...Read more
Q: I booked a ticket for my wife to visit me from Malaga, Spain, to London last spring on EasyJet. After clearing Spanish immigration, she proceeded to board her flight. However, an EasyJet representative, upon examining ...Read more
Dear Ms. Lank: Hope you can help us.
We have been trying to sell our house for three months now -- with not a single offer. From our agent's market analysis, we are at the low end of the price range for similar houses. We...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Dick Alford is in his 45th year of hunting turkeys, an anniversary he never thought he would see after wiping out a couple of winters back on a slippery step.
On that day in November 2017, Dick was en route...Read more
Virginia Steinhaus DuBowy says she didn't set out to blaze any trails in the fall of 1973, when she enrolled in University of North Dakota's Fisheries and Wildlife Biology program, the only female in a class of males.
It seems like everything that's old is new again. Throughout interior design history, time and again, designers are faced with the request to create an all-white decorating scheme. An all-white room can seem easy. Doesn't ...Read more
(UPI) Authorities in California were called to a neighborhood where a reported wandering mountain lion was found napping under a tree in a resident's back yard.
The Pasadena Police Department said reports of a mountain ...Read more
Minnesota is on the cusp of allowing wild turkey hunters the option of shooting the birds with a .410 shotgun -- a move made possible by new ammunition that gives the lighter guns more pop.
Under regulations already in ...Read more
Choosing the best time to claim Social Security benefits can be tricky, mostly because we don't know precisely how long we'll live to collect.
Even if we make an educated guess on our own longevity, however, plenty can ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Trying Burger King's new Impossible Whopper requires a certain intellectual disconnect.
You know you're eating something made from plants, but it tastes distinctly "burgerish."
You think you're eating ...Read more
Today, the U.S. population includes nearly 50 million adults over the age of 65. Members of this demographic control substantially greater assets and net worth than any younger generation.
According to the Federal Reserve...Read more
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