Content for Thursday, May 9, 1996

News & Stories

La Jolla, 1962

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Debris of an Early Spring Garden

My father died and I just started weeding

Last year I pulled bucketful after bucketful of radishes from the ground. I sat on the patio and scrubbed them clean. I ate a few, but most times I’d forget to bring them inside.

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Donuts

A precise account from Donut Touch's Ben Alvati on Mira Mesa Boulevard

I buy a shortening they have designed only for frying donuts —100 percent vegetable oil. A mix of cottonseed and soybean. Nobody uses lard anymore. Shortening ranges from $15 for a 50-pound box to $22.

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