As summer eases into the school year — and into a new season of birthdays, class parties and holiday gatherings — now's a good time to make a few eye-catching pinatas.
This photo provided by CONFETTISYSTEM shows a diamond limon pinata. There's a hinged door for you to add additional treats/favors. Modern pinatas can be sleek and geometrical for grown-up gatherings, adding pizazz to holidays. (AP Photo/CONFETTISYSTEM)
This photo provided by CONFETTISYSTEM shows pinatas. CONFETTISYSTEM transforms simple materials such as tissue paper, cardboard, and silk into interactive objects that are filled with handcut confetti. There's a hinged door for you to add additional treats/favors to a pinata too. (AP Photo/C…
This photo provided by CONFETTISYSTEM shows quartz cantaloupe pinata. CONFETTISYSTEM transforms simple materials such as tissue paper, cardboard, and silk into interactive objects that are filled with handcut confetti. Modern pinatas can be sleek and geometrical for grown-up gatherings, addi…
A week of fireworks, zombies and things British on television.
A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could be.
If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of…
The clean yet rich flavors of tembleque made it a perfect finish to an Easter dinner.
This March 10, 2014 photo shows butter-spiced skillet peas in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Tucson’s decision last week to pass a holiday honoring Cesar Chavez bumped its official paid holiday count to 11.
Why wait for dessert to give your Valentine’s Day dinner a sweet touch? We’ve created a delicious savory dinner that has a sweet side thanks to a touch of honey.
Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This Star article is from Dec. 22, 1956.
Fantasizing about throwing a big holiday bash but fearful you’ll spend the whole party — or worse, the whole week — in the kitchen prepping? We’ve got you covered.
Homemade mashed potatoes get even more important at this time of year because of both colder weather and the approach of Christmas.
My best friend, who is also my roommate, sometimes makes comments to me such as, "You act so different around X group of friends," even though there have been hardly a handful of times when we have all been in one room.
DEAR ABBY: My 17-year-old daughter, “Erica,” is planning to marry her 24-year-old boyfriend. I use the term “boyfriend” loosely because their relationship consists entirely of texting, talking on the phone and the Internet. There has been no dating or getting to know each other in person. Er…
One of Tucson's most iconic sculptures got some clever Christmas decorations.
I'm annoyed and appalled at my brother, "Ted," and his wife, "Lisa," regarding Christmas and I'm wondering how to approach them.