Brittney Pinkard

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With rain in the forecast for Northern California in the next few days, the harvest will accelerate in many quarters. No one expects the rain to …

White Chocolate Vanilla Bean Mousse

Chocolate mousse is an indulgence that is a real treat on special occasions – at least, special occasions are just about the only time I see …

Make Your Own Flour Tortillas

It was the mid-’90s; I was in a band. We all lived in San Francisco, in the Mission District. My bandmates and I, we’d eat in the same two taquerias …

6 Essentials for the Perfect Mimosa

You may think that crafting a mimosa requires nothing more than simply splashing cheap bubbly wine into orange juice, but if you take a little extra …

Grilling: Foil-Wrapped Potatoes With Shallots, Lemon, and Thyme

I've prepared potatoes in more ways than I can count, but no matter how deep down the recipe hole I go, it seems like there's always something new to explore. Lucky for me, I can't think of many main courses that wouldn't be made just a bit happier with a pile of spuds sitting alongside.<p>On the …

Mardi Gras’ Colorful Craziness

Mardi Gras, the French term for “Fat Tuesday”, marks the final day that food lovers may indulge in their fatty snacks of choice before the ritual …

Lawyer: General accused of sex crimes to plead to some of the lesser charges

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair -- once one of the U.S. Army's top commanders in Afghanistan and accused of "sodomy ... by force" and other military crimes -- is to set to plead guilty Thursday to some charges but not the most serious levied against him, his lawyer said.<p>Sinclair will plead guilty on …

A Solitary World: A Breathtaking Homage to H.G. Wells from a New Genre of Cinematic Poetry

From my friends at PBS Digital Studios and filmmaker James W. Griffiths comes <b>A Solitary World</b> — a breathtaking homage to <b>H.G. Wells</b>, with text adapted from five of his most celebrated works: <i>The Time Machine</i> (1895), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), The First Men in the Moon (1901), In The Days of the …

The Distracted Public: Saul Bellow on How Writers and Artists Save Us from the “Moronic Inferno” of Our Time

In 1990, fourteen years after he received the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize, and two years after being awarded the National Medal of Arts, <b>Saul Bellow</b> (June 10, 1915–April 5, 2005) delivered a lecture at Oxford University titled <b>“The Distracted Public.”</b> Eventually included in <b>It All</b> …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …