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Panel asks: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

| | Apr 17 2015 - 5:43am | Comments

WASHINGTON — The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable, but it might also be dangerous for passengers’ health and safety.

  • | Posted: Mar 23 2015 - 9:48pm

    With Passover looming, I thought it might be nice to suggest a side dish — roasted Brussels sprouts — to complement the feast’s traditional items.

  • | Posted: Mar 23 2015 - 9:46pm

    As a child, my only experience with matzo was my dad’s pizzas. This wasn’t a good association.

  • | Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:01am

    The Pantheon. The Panama Canal. The Hoover Dam.

  • Posted: Mar 20 2015 - 9:53am

    3 Hearts

  • | Posted: Mar 20 2015 - 9:52am

    One Saturday afternoon I found myself looking critically at the house, as if seeing for the first time in months all the niggling tasks that lay in wait: walls to paint; floors to scrub; laundry to fold. I was so overwhelmed by my growing chore list that I almost got up from the couch and set down my sandwich and plate of chips. Almost. That was yet another problem: How could I loaf in front of the TV, effectively cataloging all the chores that awaited, when I had no place to set down my lunch plate?

  • | Posted: Mar 16 2015 - 10:49am

    REDLANDS, Calif. — Ryan Berk makes his chocolate from scratch. That means flying to Central America four times a year, hiking over Maya ruins to remote jungle villages and meeting face-to-face with the farmers who supply his cocoa beans.

  • | Posted: Mar 16 2015 - 10:49am

    The speed of life never ceases to amaze. Thank goodness I have an arsenal of fast-cooking dinner recipes to keep pace. Favorites such as pasta, pork tenderloin, skirt steak, even the occasional omelet.

  • | Posted: Mar 16 2015 - 10:49am

    Feeding your family a good meal is easy. Just go to the grocery store and empty out your pocketbook.

  • | Posted: Mar 16 2015 - 10:49am

    While the calendar page has already flipped to March and spring is mere weeks away, I can’t help but grasp onto these waning days of winter. Before we know it — and long before I’ll be ready for it — summer heat will return to the tropics and the joy of eating heartier, rib-sticking comfort foods will fade.

  • | Posted: Mar 15 2015 - 1:00am

    Six in the morning on a Monday — your alarm goes off. After rolling over and pressing snooze more times than you’d like to admit, you spring out of bed and run to your messy bathroom, knowing you have less than 20 minutes to get ready.

  • | Posted: Mar 15 2015 - 1:00am

    Greenhouses aren’t the only great cover-ups for gardeners determined to extend their growing seasons.

  • | Posted: Mar 15 2015 - 1:00am

    Be sure to sit down when you meet with a designer in the kitchen department of a big home improvement store — otherwise the price might knock you over.

  • | Posted: Mar 10 2015 - 5:54am

    Here’s a cocktail in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. But you’re going to have to cut me some slack.

  • | Posted: Mar 10 2015 - 5:54am

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Vegetarian is hot. Vegan is even hotter. But what about raw diets, the extreme and sometimes labor-intensive end of the healthy eating spectrum? That’s much cooler. By design.

  • | Posted: Mar 10 2015 - 5:54am

    The trick to making a nutritious breakfast a daily habit is never being more than 60 seconds away from something healthy. Because in the morning rush, it’s too easy to grab something unhealthy.