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Saturday, December 4, 2010

Cookie Swap contest returns for holidays with new recipes

Tradition -- decorating the tree, lighting the menorah, going to mass on Christmas Eve -- is more
Calgary Herald ( 12/4/2010 11:49:40 PM -08:00 )

What confusing times these are. And I'm talking just about new cookbook offerings. Fall's usual glut of chef-y titles, primed for the more
New York Times ( 12/4/2010 9:04:39 PM -08:00 )

Cook the Books
California-based baking book author Alice Medrich is famous for her cakes, especially chocolate cakes, more
Montreal Gazette ( 12/4/2010 12:19:37 AM -08:00 )

Alice Medrich's cookie revolution for every taste
"Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies" by Alice Medrich as seen in San Francisco, Calif., on November 23, 2010. If Berkeley author Alice more
San Francisco Chronicle ( 12/3/2010 3:17:49 PM -08:00 )

Make your cookies count
The infamous Christmas cookie can be quite guilt provoking. Concentrated sugar candy decorations and powdered sugar icings can attract any one's eyes, more
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader ( 12/4/2010 11:54:28 PM -08:00 )

2010 Cookie Swap: Refrigerator Bar Cookies and Holiday Jumbo Raisin Cookies
Refrigerated Bar Cookies are the most widely requested cookie in Lorrie Feuer-Dretchen's circle of friends and family. So her loved ones shouldn't be more
The Journal News | ( 12/4/2010 11:38:28 PM -08:00 )

2010 Cookie Swap: White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies.
Clare Coughlin is trying to figure out how to shorten the name of her holiday cookie recipe: White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies. "What about Four Cs? more
The Journal News | ( 12/4/2010 11:38:25 PM -08:00 )

Cookie Swap contest returns for holidays with new recipes
"If I bake something — I'll send a little something for the kids around the cafeteria table at school," she says. "I've been doing it a long time. more
The Journal News | ( 12/4/2010 11:38:11 PM -08:00 )

2010 Cookie Swap: Ricotta Cookies and Chinese Chewies
Officially, Linda Hough's cookie recipe is named Aunt Yola's Ricotta Cookies. But everyone calls them the Moth Ball Cookies. "Aunt Yolanda made them every more
The Journal News | ( 12/4/2010 11:37:57 PM -08:00 )

2010 Cookie Swap: Two contestants share their recipes
But these holiday cookies — where brown sugar lends a hint of the butterscotch flavor — have been a tradition in Lynne DiNardo's family for more than 50 more
The Journal News | ( 12/4/2010 11:37:18 PM -08:00 )

World Market and Walgreens offer packaging ideas for my favorite homemade
As my boys get older, my Christmas list gets shorter. Basically all they ask for is cash. I still get them little things to fill their stockings, but, more
Lawrence Journal World (blog) ( 12/4/2010 10:28:23 PM -08:00 )

Bakin' & Bacon: Cookies with white chocolate make it onto the holiday platter
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- As the song states, "It's the most wonderful time of the year" -- but for me it doesn't mean the holidays per se, more
Charleston Gazette ( 12/4/2010 9:08:59 PM -08:00 )

Break Out The Flour! It's National Cookie Day!
Break out the champagne! Or at least the flour. As it turns out, Saturday, December 4 is National Cookie more
Patch ( 12/4/2010 10:18:04 AM -08:00 )

Westminster Abbey to get million pound makeover in time for the royal wedding

This photo of Britain's Prince William and his fiancee, Kate Middleton, following the announcement of their engagement drew 85 caption ideas. more
Detroit Free Press ( 12/5/2010 12:03:45 AM -08:00 )

London hotels cashing in on royal wedding fever
Hotels in London are hiking their prices by up to 200 per cent as tourists line up to be in the British capital for the royal wedding. more
Sify ( 12/4/2010 11:17:59 PM -08:00 )

Westminster Abbey to get million pound makeover in time for the royal wedding
Westminster Abbey to get million pound makeover in time for the royal weddingWestminster Abbey, the wedding venue for Prince William and Kate Middleton, is to undergo a major conservation programme to restore its most precious works more ( 12/4/2010 11:15:40 PM -08:00 )

Royal wedding: Prince William plans motorcycle journey
Royal wedding: Prince William plans motorcycle journeyWhile Kate Middleton looks forward to a relaxing honeymoon in April, Prince William is also hoping to undertake an exciting motorcycle journey. more ( 12/4/2010 10:26:39 PM -08:00 )

Fan flags up enthusiasm for wedding
One experienced Royal wedding-goer has started the preparations early for Prince William and Kate Middleton's big day next spring, as he recreated a more
The Press Association ( 12/4/2010 10:05:00 PM -08:00 )

The line starts here for centuries of royals-watchers
The line starts here for centuries of royals-watchersLONDON — The date has barely been set, but US tourists are already forecast to boost the British economy as they cross the Atlantic for the more
Boston Globe ( 12/4/2010 9:36:51 PM -08:00 )

'Ordinary' Kate Middleton reflects class divide
AP MARLBOROUGH, England -- A middle-class girl studied hard, got good grades, went to university, fell in love, became a princess. more
Washington Post ( 12/4/2010 9:15:23 PM -08:00 )

Bunny girl Kate and a VERY racy party
Bunny girl Kate and a VERY racy partyIt was certainly a far cry from the understated elegance she displayed when announcing her Royal engagement. more
Daily Mail ( 12/4/2010 3:40:19 PM -08:00 )

Who Is Helping Prince William and Kate Middleton Plan the Royal Wedding?
Entrust a high-end celebrity stylist or a planning agency for wedding day preparations? Not if you're Prince William and Kate Middleton! more
People Magazine ( 12/4/2010 2:31:53 PM -08:00 )

Kate Middleton Prepares to Become Princess
Kate Middleton Prepares to Become Princess(CBS) As England prepares for next spring's royal wedding all eyes are on bride-to-be Kate Middleton, soon to become Princess Katherine. more
CBS News ( 12/4/2010 6:29:04 AM -08:00 )

Everybody loves a good wedding
Were you a tad mystified by the many column inches and TV segments devoted to the announcement of the engagement of Prince William and Kate (or Catherine, more
Hindustan Times ( 12/4/2010 4:10:44 AM -08:00 )

Kate becomes Catherine for her prince's family
Kate's full name is Catherine Elizabeth Middleton. Friends and the public know her as Kate. But when the English royal family announced more
Detroit Free Press ( 12/4/2010 12:25:25 AM -08:00 )

Royal wedding: Kate Middleton's family are told to avoid conflicts of interest
With all of her family involved in the party business, Kate Middleton's marriage to Prince William could provide a highly lucrative opportunity. more ( 12/3/2010 10:31:19 PM -08:00 )

Will and Kate, can't you pick another date?e
Hearty felicitations on your engagement, Kate and William. Most of your wedding decisions sound great, but your choice of the date has more ( 12/3/2010 1:38:57 PM -08:00 )

Royal wedding Oyster card planned
The most unusual royal wedding souvenir yet is being planned for Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton - a special edition Oyster card for commuters more
The Press Association ( 12/3/2010 10:20:00 AM -08:00 )

Royal weddings: England and Atlanta
One of Atlanta's most well-known bachelors officially went off the market last week when Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and his more
Atlanta Journal Constitution ( 12/3/2010 10:05:42 AM -08:00 )

Marketing Royalties: Why Will and Kate Are Britain's Hottest Export
As we approach the end of another year marked by collective angst over the economy, one bit of news has reminded us yet again how much clout emotion wields more
Huffington Post (blog) ( 12/3/2010 9:55:11 AM -08:00 )

A Royal Engagement
I empathized with Kate Middleton as she officially stepped onto the world's stage for the first time as the heir to the throne, more
Wall Street Journal ( 12/3/2010 8:14:45 AM -08:00 )

In WikiLeaks, Incident Raises Questions About Britain's Royals
PARIS — Amid the welter of the WikiLeaks disclosures, Britain's royal family might have justifiably assumed that it would not fall under the more
New York Times ( 12/3/2010 4:40:58 AM -08:00 )

POLL: Is Prince William Sexier Now That He's Engaged?
Maybe it's simply the fact that he's almost officially off the market. Perhaps the prince has undergone some sort of pre-wedding man more
People Magazine ( 12/3/2010 4:27:58 AM -08:00 )

'Fighter' more fiction than fact

On Thursday at 7:30 pm, a day before its scheduled national release, Mark Wahlberg's long-awaited film, “The Fighter,” more
Boston Herald ( 12/4/2010 10:30:39 PM -08:00 )

In Sports, Wahlberg Finds Stories That Inspire
Before Mark Wahlberg modeled underwear, before he became a rapper (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch), an actor (“Boogie Nights,” “The Departed”) and a more
New York Times ( 12/4/2010 1:10:34 PM -08:00 )

Fighting to step out of Wahlberg's shadow
Anthony H. Thomas — Ace to friends, Andy to family, Anthony to the ladies — is running through a list of careers he still wants to pursue at more
Boston Globe ( 12/4/2010 10:25:30 AM -08:00 )

Mark & Micky
Mark & MickyLOS ANGELES — Maybe it's all the talking he's done to promote his new fight film. Or maybe it's the cold that seems to be coming on. more
Boston Globe ( 12/4/2010 10:25:30 AM -08:00 )

Amy Adams used speech coach to perfect Boston accent in 'The Fighter'
Amy Adams used speech coach to perfect Boston accent in Amy Adams pulls no punches in her opinion of boxing. "I love it," she says. It's a new passion, however, one forged while working on "The more
New York Daily News ( 12/4/2010 1:37:35 AM -08:00 )

When stars slam their own films
Even when they know they've made an awful movie, few actors are willing to admit it. more
Toronto Sun ( 12/3/2010 11:44:12 PM -08:00 )

Letting His Role Do the Talking
Letting His Role Do the TalkingChristian Bale, left, with Melissa Leo and Mark Wahlberg in “The Fighter,” directed by David O. Russell. WHILE most actors cultivate a polite more
New York Times ( 12/3/2010 9:14:48 PM -08:00 )

Dickie Eklund spars with fame's curse
By O'Ryan Johnson This time it's a redemption tale titled “The Fighter,” told by Hollywood and set against some of the lowest points of his life. more
Boston Herald ( 12/3/2010 9:10:06 PM -08:00 )

Writer a fighter, too
On his 13th birthday, his father giftwrapped two pairs of boxing gloves. When Richie's party was over, he was brought down to the basement more
Boston Herald ( 12/3/2010 3:32:52 PM -08:00 )

Wahlberg's boxer role–with Pacquiao as model–delivers the goods
WahlbergLOS ANGELES—Finally, the movie that took Mark Wahlberg nearly five years to make (and only 33 days to shoot), is ready to be shown this more ( 12/3/2010 4:54:08 AM -08:00 )

Mark Wahlberg battled for 'The Fighter'
In his role as 1990s welterweight "Irish Micky" Ward in "The Fighter," Mark Wahlberg faces jabs, low blows and dirty fighting - and that's just from his more
Newsday (subscription) ( 12/2/2010 2:11:31 PM -08:00 )

Hollywood's muddled tale of Irish Micky
IN A scene depicted in The Fighter , a fat-cat boxing promoter makes Micky Ward an offer that should have been hard to refuse: come to Vegas. more
Irish Times ( 12/1/2010 4:13:05 PM -08:00 )

'The Fighter': David O. Russell finally makes a comeback
There are any number of wonderfully oddball things about "The Fighter," starting with the fact that Mark Wahlberg plays Christian Bale's younger brother in more
Los Angeles Times ( 12/1/2010 1:21:03 PM -08:00 )

Christian Bale's a Fighter
LOS ANGELES - Starting next May, Christian Bale will don his Batman cape and cowl again for the filming of more
Montreal Gazette ( 11/30/2010 2:53:11 PM -08:00 )

Dickie Does Crack: The Fighter
Lowell, Massachusetts, with its ethnic enclaves and brick mills is the perfect breeding ground for the great American story: Jack Kerouac, more
Huffington Post (blog) ( 11/30/2010 1:57:06 PM -08:00 )

The Fighter – Trailer 3
The Fighter – Trailer 3David O. Russell is a magnificent director. Mark Wahlberg has done his finest work collaborating with him. The Fighter is O. Russell's new movie. more
Movie-Moron ( 12/4/2010 2:21:55 AM -08:00 )

Mark Wahlberg as a lover and a boxer in 'The Fighter'
Mark Wahlberg teams up with director David O. Russell for the third time to bring audiences the story of a boxer fighting against the odds (no pun intended) more
Macalester College The Mac Weekly ( 12/3/2010 10:34:00 AM -08:00 )

Winning combination: Mark Wahlberg and David O. Russell champion 'The Fighter'
Winning combination: Mark Wahlberg and David O. Russell champion In the real-world Rocky story The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams, light welterweight "Irish Micky" Ward goes from being a more
Film Journal ( 12/3/2010 7:52:53 AM -08:00 )

Christian Bale Hates Interviews, Loves The Fighter
Christian Bale Hates Interviews, Loves The FighterFull disclosure right up front: I'ma big Christian Bale fan. He can use his goofy Batman voice all day long and I would still love the guy. more
Comic Book Resources ( 12/3/2010 6:09:59 AM -08:00 )

Mark Wahlberg's "The Fighter"
Mark Wahlberg has endured dirty fighting, low blows and a lot of jabs in the face. Not in real life though, more
Golf Talk ( 12/3/2010 6:05:09 AM -08:00 )

Nudity, celebs, chickens -- Art Basel has everything

Art fuels the aesthetic pleasures, high-end commerce and social frenzy of Art Basel Miami Beach -- though as the most committed, more ( 12/4/2010 10:00:53 PM -08:00 )

Nudity, celebs, chickens -- Art Basel has everything
Nine years in, South Florida has truly gotten the hang of this art show thing. The cabs are plentiful, the weather is beautiful and local artists have been more ( 12/4/2010 9:16:30 PM -08:00 )

What furniture and objects tell us about our time, our culture and ourselves
Getting there: Free shuttle service between Design Miami and the Design District every 30 minutes. Stops are in front of the Design Miami tent on Miami more ( 12/4/2010 9:02:09 PM -08:00 )

Art HK Draws Major Galleries
AP Bobby O' Neill's work, “Face of Haiti, ” in the annual Art Basel Miami Beach international art fair. MIAMI BEACH–Amid the throngs of art more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 12/4/2010 2:01:28 PM -08:00 )

Check out these must-see Art Basel highlights
So much art to see, and so little time! Need some help to navigate Art Basel this weekend? Here are some of the best stops to make. BY FABIOLA SANTIAGO From more ( 12/4/2010 8:41:25 AM -08:00 )

Art Basel Miami: Photos From A Week Of Art And Parties In The Heat (PHOTOS)
Art Basel Miami Beach went off this week without a hitch - the glitz and glamour of Miami's prestigious art fairs were left in tact to be sure. more
Huffington Post ( 12/3/2010 7:05:28 PM -08:00 )

Blue Skies and Blue-Chip Sales at Art Basel Miami
MIAMI BEACH — Wind, rain and even snow left some collectors making the pilgrimage to Art Basel Miami Beach stranded for hours at airports in more
New York Times ( 12/3/2010 4:15:24 PM -08:00 )

Sleep at Art Basel Miami Beach? Are You Kidding?
Sleep at Art Basel Miami Beach? Are You Kidding?By GUY TREBAY “Now! Now!” Klaus Biesenbach commanded in his thick “Das Boot” accent. “We have 100 bottles of Champagne on the beach and it's illegal! Come! more
New York Times ( 12/3/2010 3:30:28 PM -08:00 )

Art Basel Miami Beach | The Art of Parties, Day Three
With all the fairs opened and all the weather-delayed New Yorkers safely deposited in Miami, Thursday was primed to kick the party circuit into high gear. more
New York Times (blog) ( 12/3/2010 2:11:08 PM -08:00 )

Can Online Art Fair Upstarts Challenge Art Basel's Global Domination?
This week ushered in the ninth installment of what has become one of the most important art world happenings, ArtBasel: MiamiBeach. more
Huffington Post (blog) ( 12/3/2010 1:35:08 PM -08:00 )

Hoopla surrounds MAM's Basel opening
Hula hoops and art -- an unconventional pairing of the silly and the serious -- were the life of Miami Art Museum's ``Party on the Plaza'' at the Cultural more ( 12/3/2010 7:53:26 AM -08:00 )

Miami: crowds and collectors
With younger crowds packing the entrance of the Miami Beach Convention Centre for the public opening of Art Basel Miami Beach, more
Financial Times ( 12/3/2010 6:51:24 AM -08:00 )

Haiti's earthquake spurs Miami art fair projects
AP MIAMI -- Some artists are taking advantage of the art fair crowds in Miami to highlight Haiti's ongoing struggles and fundraise for earthquake victims. more ( 12/3/2010 12:09:09 AM -08:00 )

Turned on by artful nudity? Or just want a good laugh? Check out our top picks
You can't see everything during Art Basel week, so you'd better have a plan. Here are some recommendations for the most common Basel-goer types out there. more ( 12/2/2010 10:01:23 PM -08:00 )

Strong Art Basel sales signal elite's economic recovery
Reports from the front lines of this week's Miami art fairs depict an economy still in recovery, more ( 12/2/2010 8:24:11 PM -08:00 )

At Basel, Tedious Art Of Party-Hopping
MIAMI BEACH—Intrinsically, party-hopping at Art Basel is a little tedious, but that doesn't stop anyone from doing it. more
Wall Street Journal ( 12/2/2010 6:23:00 PM -08:00 )

Art Basel Miami Beach | Deal Or No Deal?
Art Basel Miami Beach | Deal Or No Deal?Yesterday's four consecutive openings of Art Basel Miami Beach — a ten-hour delight for jet-lagged, untanned dealers minding their booths — yielded an more
New York Times (blog) ( 12/2/2010 3:50:25 PM -08:00 )

VF's Guide to Art Basel: Vito Schnabel
VFArtist Terence Koh and Vito Schnabel at a dinner for the Bruce High Quality Foundation at the W South Beach hotel during last year's Art more
Vanity Fair ( 12/2/2010 2:19:06 PM -08:00 )

Art Basel Miami Beach | Ruba Katrib
Art Basel Miami Beach | Ruba KatribRuba Katrib has been organizing some of the freshest and smartest museum shows anywhere — in Miami. As the associate curator at the Museum of Contemporary more
New York Times (blog) ( 12/2/2010 1:31:03 PM -08:00 )

After Art-Fair Opening, Contented Revelry
After Art-Fair Opening, Contented RevelryBy GUY TREBAY “Really, it's all about fun,” the collector and philanthropist Beth Rudin DeWoody said, as the social machinery geared up on the first more
New York Times ( 12/2/2010 11:54:30 AM -08:00 )