Holiday Beauty: How To Look Picture-perfect

In this recipe, strands of baked spaghetti squash are the backdrop for sweet caramelized onions that contrast against salty, savory Parmesan cheese. This dish will appeal to adults and kids alike, and its a great way to get pasta lovers to eat more vegetables. Spaghetti Squash with Caramelized Onion and Tomato MAKES 4 SERVINGS Olive oil 1/2 spaghetti squash (about 2 pounds), seeded 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced Curry Salt 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 1/3 cup chopped fresh chives 1 ripe tomato, cored, seeded, and diced Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish Preheat the oven to 350F. Drizzle a rimmed baking sheet and the flesh of the squash with a little olive oil. Set the squash half cut side down on the baking sheet. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

Holiday shows for families in the Washington area

In the third quarter, Android garnered an 81 percent share of smartphone shipments, compared to 12.9 percent for Apple, according to IDC. This was before the iPhone 5S and 5C sales ramped up, but the other part of the story is that Apple is also reaping far more profit per smartphone than its Android competitors. Related stories Before Apple's iPad, there was the Intel IPAD. Seriously. It also looks like Apple finally has a stronger foothold in China, which Cook expects to become Apple's largest market (it's currently third, behind the US and Europe). A reported deal with China Mobile will give Apple access to more than 750 million additional subscribers in the country later this month, although only 170 million have high-speed, 3G access. Apple already sells its products through China Unicom and China Telecom, which have about 450 million subscribers, including about 200 million high-speed users. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

Apple's very happy holiday season

$19. This adaptation of the classic Christmas carol brings in some big-deal adult names: It was written by Renee Calarco, of Theater Js The Religion Thing, and is directed by Michael Dove, artistic director of Forum Theater. Because the song comes back to the partridge in the pear tree, Calarco centered her play on Shirley, a partridge who must gather all of the other components of the song the five golden rings, the dancing ladies, etc. in order to save Christmas. A Christmas Carol Through Jan. 1 at Fords Theatre, 511 10th St. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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