| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Berry Pavlova with vanilla whipped cream and pistachios
Total time: About 20 minutes, plus macerating time for the berries
Servings: 10 to 12
Note: Banyuls vinegar is available at Surfas in Culver City, Nicole's in Pasadena and the Cheese Store of...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:28 AM
I was visiting my sister in New England on our weekly CSA pickup day, so my husband dutifully went out to the farm to get our haul. Once home, he prepped all the veggies, carefully placing them in the crispers of the fridge.
He even took a photo of this...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Get in a jam: save (and savor) the freshest berries with an easiest-ever preserve
Freezer jam is so easy to make it's like preserving "with training wheels," says Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based cookbook author, Southern food authority and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
I have to tell you about the pie I made this past weekend. I’m kind of proud. The crust was buttery and rich, not too sweet or flaky, with a slight hint of cinnamon. It was beautiful, nontraditional, with tiny orbs instead of the typical grandma-...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Once fairly hard to find at farmers markets, locally grown berries are everywhere now: raspberries (both red and golden), blackberries, olallieberries, boysenberries, loganberries, marionberries and even locally grown blueberries. Though raspberries are...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:01 AM
As the morning of our third-week pickup dawned, I pulled the Post-it notes off our refrigerator: We had done it. We'd successfully eaten everything from Week 2, except half a head of broccoli.
On to Week 3! This week's share included turnips, beets,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Double Chocolate Summer Berry Cupcakes
3 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups hot brewed Starbucks vanilla coffee
3 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:30 PM
CrÃ¨me caramel stole my heart on my first visit to Paris many years ago. It is a comfort food that I appreciate whether I'm happy or sad. The creamy, vanilla-infused center and caramel sauce-like coating make this a delicious dessert worthy of mom.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:12 AM
When I think of spaghetti, I envision long, skinny pasta and some variety of tomato sauce with maybe meatballs or a meat sauce with mushrooms or pepper and garlic. But barbecue, taco or chicken spaghetti usually don't come to mind. I never realized how...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:30 AM
These high-fiber oatcakes are made with 100 percent whole grains and no butter. A quick raspberry compote is a nice change from maple syrup.
Buttermilk Oatcakes with Raspberry Compote
Makes 4 servings (3 oatcakes and 1/4 cup compote each).