| Jul 22, 2010
Nectarine almond crumble pie
Total time: 1 1/2 hours, plus cooling time
Servings: Makes 1 (9-inch) pie
2/3 cup whole almonds
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
| Dec 29, 2011
Whether your New Year's festivities include planning a big cocktail party or hosting a simple dinner, odds are you'll want something to feed your guests over the hours as they count down to 2012.
Here are 25 easy-to-make little dishes to choose from...
| Jul 1, 2010
2009 Domaine Ferrer Ribière "Le F"
Here's an ideal summer white from the Cotes Catalanes, a wine region near Perpignan in the south of France. Crisp and dry, with an extravagant scent of white peaches and flowers, Domaine Ferrer Ribière "F" is made...
| May 6, 2010
If you're Italian, it's biscotti or cantucci. If you're Jewish, it's mandelbrot or mandel bread. If you're Greek, it's paximathakia. In Morocco, it's fekkas, and in the Ukraine, kamishbrot. And those are just a few of the names for the twice-baked cookies...
| Apr 29, 2010
Dear SOS: I ordered the warm quinoa salad at Fig Restaurant in Santa Monica a couple months ago during DineLA and haven't been able to stop thinking about it since. I would love to have the recipe. Please help!
Dear Thuy: Fig...
| Nov 24, 2011
Total time: 15 minutes, plus 1½ to 2 days soaking time for the mustard seeds
Servings: Makes about 2½ cups mustard
Note: Adapted from "The Mustard Book" by Rosamond Man and Robin Weir.
About ¾ cup plus 1 tablespoon (5 ounces) brown...
| Jun 24, 2010
Thursday is the feast of San Juan in my part of the world, a celebration of the start of summer that also traditionally marks the beginning of the gazpacho season. And just in time: My gazpacho garden is about to bear fruit.
Summer's sun is turning the...
| Dec 30, 2010
Downtown's Lazy Ox Canteen isn't a fancy place. In fact, for the first couple of months it was open, there wasn't even a sign out front. But chef Josef Centeno really knows how to cook soul-satisfying food. Nothing exemplifies that better than his rice...
| Oct 7, 2010
2009 Panizzi Vernaccia di San Gimignano
Tuscany isn't exactly known for its white wines. But San Gimignano, the medieval hilltown bristling with towers, is ground zero for Vernaccia di San Gimignano. The appellation is tiny, just the commune actually,...
| Apr 15, 2011
Green almonds, which look like small, immature, teardrop-shaped peaches, have started showing up at farmers markets, attracting attention from adventurous chefs. A traditional snack in the Mediterranean and Middle East, they're a foretaste of the main...
| Feb 23, 2012
Dear SOS: Please, please, please get me the recipe for the Brussels sprouts at Cleo in Hollywood. My husband and I ordered a variety of food at our dinner there, and the Brussels sprouts stole the show. I would love to get the recipe. It's the first...