| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Dinner on a diet? It may sound tough but it's easy if you're prepared, even on a busy weeknight. Here are four suggestions to try, each clocking in at under 200 calories and under 15 grams each carbohydrates and fat per serving. Three of the recipes...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Spring is the peak season for asparagus. I love to use it in dishes that show off its unique flavor. The neutrality of pasta provides a perfect backdrop for the delicate, slightly sweet yet grassy flavor to shine through.
Select asparagus that has bright...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Chef Scott Ryan might be the rare person who did not have a scarring experience with beets as a child.
The instructor at Baltimore's Stratford University culinary school was on his honeymoon in Paris when he and his wife packed a picnic that included...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Total time: About 4 hours, depending on the size of the bird
Note: Brining results in an incomparably moist, flavorful turkey. Combine 2/3 cup salt with 1 gallon of water in a large stockpot or clean pail. Add the turkey and let it soak...
| Jul 13, 2013
Dear SOS: We had dinner at the Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena last week and loved the couscous. Could you provide the recipe?
Dear Barbara: Vertical Wine Bistro was happy to share its recipe for Israeli couscous. It...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:10 AM
1410 N. University Drive, Coral Springs, 954-227-2828, ZonaFresca.com
This fledgling Mexican chain is still exclusive to Broward County with its new fourth location in Coral Springs, but that will change in the fall with a debut in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Total time: 55 minutes
Note: From Times test kitchen director Donna Deane. May be served with a lightly sweetened whipped cream, if desired. Published March 14, 2007.
4 small lemons (about 4 ounces each)
One-half cup plus 2 tablespoons...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:30 AM
By Joseph Erdos for Oneforthetable.com
Steamed, roasted or grilled: these are delicious ways to enjoy asparagus, but not the only way. Have you tried it raw? If you were to just bite in, it's pretty tough to eat. But that's where your vegetable shaver...
| Jul 14, 2013
BOSTON — Dining at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Rowes Wharf comes with views of mega-yachts. But the four women who have gathered for tea by a window at the hotel's Sea Grille only have eyes for a three-tiered assortment of edibles. Tea sandwiches...
| Jun 29, 2013
Vincent Van Gogh famously loved absinthe. The spirit was highly en vogue in the late 19th century when the troubled artist was painting his vivid masterpieces. It's up for debate whether too much of the drink contributed to his famous "ear" episode in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:43 PM
When it comes to versatility, you can't do much better than couscous. Typically a fine granular semolina pasta, couscous works in both savory and sweet dishes, and can be served hot or cold. Like pasta, add vegetables and/or meat for a main dish, or...