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  • Test Kitchen video tip: Homemade meringue 101

    Test Kitchen video tip: Homemade meringue 101
    Really nothing more than a combination of egg whites and sugar whipped to frothy peaks, meringue is a simple but key player in a variety of baking and pastry recipes. Use it as a topping, gracing lemon or key lime pies, or maybe spread it over a cake...
  • Fascinated with wine pairings? One of these wine dinners could be for you

    Fascinated with wine pairings? One of these wine dinners could be for you
    For those who are fascinated by the interplay of wine and food and how certain dishes or flavors can play to a wine’s strengths, here are a few interesting wine dinners coming up soon: Saint Martha, Koreatown The jaunty new K-town wine bar is...
  • Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork

    Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork
    Jeff O’Neill is the executive chef at Barton G., the newly opened L.A. outlet of the Miami restaurant known for its seasonal cuisine and fantastical plating, such as a steak served on a wooden board with a 3-foot giant’s fork and a salad in...
  • Can you stand one more fig recipe? Try drunken fig jam

    Can you stand one more fig recipe? Try drunken fig jam
    Can you stand one more fig recipe? I know I’ve been raving about them for a while now. But trust me, you won’t regret this one. It’s really, really good. Blessed with an abundance of figs thanks to a generous friend, I started...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three rich mushroom ideas for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Three rich mushroom ideas for Meatless Monday
    When you're looking for an ingredient to add rich depth to a dish, mushrooms are a favorite option. With their meaty flavor and earthy notes, they lend great depth and texture to many a dish, vegetarian or not. Wild mushroom soup: Christopher Czarnecki,...
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Grilled Shrimp Skewers

    Grilling shrimp is a delicious way to cook them. But don't just toss shrimp on the grill (unless they're huge) because they could fall through the grates. A better way is to skewer them so they cook evenly and they're easier to tend to. When preparing the...
  • Holding all the cardamoms

    Here is the wildest, craziest, most mind-blowing fact about cardamom: Not only is it a spice that is used in both savory and sweet dishes, it is an important ingredient in the cuisines of India, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Scandinavia. If...
  • Juicing lets you drink the rainbow of fruits and vegetables

    Last year, Kim Wilcox and his wife, Tamara, were flipping TV channels when they stumbled on a movie with an attention-grabbing title: "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead." The 2010 documentary follows Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross as he reboots his health...
  • Sharp knives are a home cook's greatest tool

    Sharp knives are a home cook's greatest tool
    The metal-on-metal swoosh-swoosh sound of cooks honing their knife blades on steel rods keeps a near-constant rhythm in Tom Azar's kitchen at the Lauderdale Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Keeping knives sharp, straight and nick-free is a smarter way...
  • Slime-free approach to cooking okra

    Slime-free approach to cooking okra
    Okra has an ardent proselytizer in Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based chef, author and Southern food authority. "I will cajole, entice, and seduce doubters into becoming believers," writes Willis in "Okra" ($18), one of the latest books in the Savor the...
  • Pioneer pot sparks modern cookouts

    Pioneer pot sparks modern cookouts
    Dutch ovens are a cast-iron symbol of a pioneer past still especially cherished in the American West. But Dutch oven cooking is more than a bit of delicious nostalgia. Aficionados across North America are cooking — and creating — in this...