| Apr 24, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Make a hot summer Hartford night to remember by throwing the best barbecue party on the block. Invite over the neighbors because have we got plans for you to be grilling up a storm.
This summer, our traditional Fourth of July barbecue gets a classic...
| Jul 26, 2010
Earlier this year I was talking to Fritz Maytag, longtime owner of San Francisco's Anchor Brewing, about traveling. Being at the forefront of the craft beer revolution for almost 50 years hadn't left much time for vacation. But it did make him creative....
| Oct 4, 2006
If you're offended by the aesthetics of fast food — the mass-market, lowest-denominator execution and packaging — but you've got some affection for potentially noble foodstuffs such as hamburgers, hot dogs and fries, then grab the kids and...
| Nov 3, 2008
| 8:29 PM
Total time: 25 minutes plus 30 minutes chilling
Servings: 6 to 8
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup plus 2 to 4 tablespoons Calvados (or applejack)
1 egg yolk, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon sea salt or more to taste
1 tablespoon lemon juice...
| Jul 27, 2009
Betty Allen, one of the first African American singers to reach prominence on the international opera stage, died June 22 of complications from kidney disease at a hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. She was 82.
If contralto Marian Anderson in the 1930s and 1940s...
| Oct 15, 2008
"RACHEL Getting Married," a new movie from director Jonathan Demme and starring Anne Hathaway, opened this month and quickly became a surprise hit. In the film, Hathaway plays a recovering drug addict who's released from rehab to join her sister's raucous...
| Nov 1, 2007
| 4:22 PM
COULD it be a conspiracy?
Who (or what) is preventing Angelenos from being allowed to enjoy the lunch that better suits us than anything in the world?
That lunch would be a salade composee. Think of it: a beautiful main course salad composed of...
| Dec 23, 2009
Believe it or not, there are some thirsty souls in this world who take in the strings of colored lights, the dangling snowflakes and overdressed fir trees and do not think of Christmas morning. They hear the strains of "Good King Wenceslas" or "The...
| Nov 29, 2007
| 2:51 PM
Time: 20 minutes
Note: Other cheeses can substitute for the Maytag blue, including shaved pecorino and slivered Manchego.
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Sea salt and freshly ground white pepper
2 tablespoons freshly...
| Jun 11, 2008
AN EMOTIONAL ovation greeted chef Grant Achatz of Chicago's Alinea restaurant when he was named outstanding chef for 2007 at Sunday night's James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony in New York City. Achatz, known for his avant-garde cuisine drawing on...
| Jan 30, 2008
Total time: 3 hours
Note: Adapted from Muldoon's Newport Beach. The restaurant recommends Maytag for the blue cheese. This recipe makes slightly more barbecue sauce and dressing than is called for in the final recipe.