| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:04 PM
DEAR SOS: With holidays approaching I would like to bake some pumpkin bread using canned pumpkin. Is there a recipe in your vast files?
DEAR KIM: From our vast pumpkin bread recipe file we chose the Monastery Pumpkin Bread, made and sold by nuns...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:30 PM
CrÃ¨me brÃ»lÃ©e is simply one of the sexiest recipes there is. You know that tap-tap moment, when the caramelized crust shatters, and you dip into the creamy custard below? Heaven. The rustic burnt topping makes each bite different and more...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
A quick bread doesn't rely upon yeast to rise; rather, baking powder or baking soda acts as the leavening agent. You don't have to let the dough rise, nor do you knead it; just a quick mix of ingredients and pop it in the oven. What you gain in saving...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Craving a burger off a fast-food dollar menu? Chances are that it now costs more than a buck.
Customers are still reeling from McDonald's move last week to update its Dollar Menu, which for more than a decade offered burgers, fries and other items for...
| Oct 25, 2013
The 19-year-old Encino farmers market is one of the two best in the San Fernando Valley, because of its large size and quality, and its preponderance of farmers over prepared food. It's on a par with Studio City, which the manager, Carole Gallegos, ran...
| Sep 21, 2013
40 minutes, plus cooling and chilling times. Makes 8 individual fools or one family-style fool
GRAHAM CRACKER CRUMBS
2/3 cup (2.8 ounces) all-purpose flour
1/3 cup (1.5 ounces) whole-wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Alma, chef Ari Taymor’s downtown restaurant that highlights locally grown ingredients through modern techniques, is changing its menu format. Starting Nov. 29, it will offer a five-course menu for $65 and a longer tasting menu for $110. Beverage...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The Natural Products Expo, one of Baltimore's biggest trade shows, has been good for business for Eldersburg-based Salazon Chocolate Co.
Three-year-old Salazon, which makes organic salted chocolate bars, convinced Wegmans supermarkets to sell its...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:11 PM
“The Scarecrow,” a short animated video put out by Chipotle Mexican Grill, seems part Pixar, part Tim Burton, accompanied by a creepily melancholy version of the song “Pure Imagination” from the first Willy Wonka movie.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Many cooks think of this time of year as pumpkin season, anticipating the wonderful pumpkin pies -- or pumpkin quick breads or pumpkin puddings -- they'll be making for the holidays ahead. Some more adventurous souls may also dare to imagine creating...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Illinois football has had rough times in recent years, but things might be looking up. The Illini are 3-1 in 2013, including a victory over high-powered Cincinnati. Ryan Lankford is a key reason for the turnaround, with 236 yards receiving, 52 yards...