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  • Kitchen tip: Storing and dating spices for freshness

    Kitchen tip: Storing and dating spices for freshness
    Nothing can kill a good recipe faster than a lack of spice. Even kitchen staples such as dried herbs and spices have an expiration date and can lose their potency over time. Properly stored, spices can last a year or two at most, with whole spices...
  • Video tip: Soak wooden skewers before grilling

    Video tip: Soak wooden skewers before grilling
    Before you throw your next batch of skewers on the grill, take some time to soak the wood before threading the food. Wooden skewers, like the classic bamboo skewers pictured above, can burn easily over a hot grill. Soaking them in warm water for 10 to...
  • You need this one-pan approach to getting dinner done fast

    As kitchen wisdom goes, I often think the best tricks are the simplest. One-pan cooking, for example. The ability to cook an entire meal on a single rimmed sheet pan — an act that leaves you with nothing but that one pan to clean when dinner's...
  • Sweet life: P is for Pie Bake Shop

    Sweet life: P is for Pie Bake Shop
    Tara Gould's P is for Pie Bake Shop is a small-batch artisanal bakery where everything is made from scratch incorporating natural, seasonal and local ingredients as much as possible. Pies in many forms dominate, but the display cases are also filled...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Keep it fun with food on a stick

    Easy dinner recipes: Keep it fun with food on a stick
    Can't decide what to fix for dinner tonight? Try skewers. Thread something -- almost anything -- on a stick and all of a sudden the food just seems fun. Coconut chicken skewers: Coconut milk, garlic, curry powder, fresh mint, cilantro, lemongrass and...
  • HotChocolate chef Mindy Segal has grown wiser, but is no less fiery

    HotChocolate chef Mindy Segal has grown wiser, but is no less fiery
    Nearly every morning for the past 10 years, since opening the Bucktown restaurant HotChocolate, Mindy Segal has stopped by the Map Room at Armitage and Hoyne for a moment of clarity and a cup of coffee. Without many customers at 8 a.m., the place looks...
  • Martha Stewart-inspired cook doesn't always go by the book

    Martha Stewart-inspired cook doesn't always go by the book
    Jen Hajer still remembers the day she turned on the television and saw Martha Stewart for the first time. "I was young — about 22 — and I watched her show and thought, 'I want to be her'. She was so creative. At the end of the show, there...
  • Wife remembers chef Homaro Cantu: 'We thought he was invincible'

    Wife remembers chef Homaro Cantu: 'We thought he was invincible'
    Although chef Homaro Cantu was facing a stressful convergence of business challenges, friends and family said the 38-year-old owner of the internationally renowned restaurant Moto never quit projecting his trademark positive energy and world-changing...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Yellowtail, shrimp and halibut fish taco ideas

    Easy dinner recipes: Yellowtail, shrimp and halibut fish taco ideas
    It's easy to find a great taco in Los Angeles. Just ask our restaurant critic Jonathan Gold. But what if you could make some of the city's best tacos in your own kitchen? When you're looking for something fast and fun, you can't go wrong with fish...
  • Food truck brings nutritious meals to the needy

    Food truck brings nutritious meals to the needy
    The blond man was always well-dressed and well-groomed, and he'd sit before a laptop in the corner of the coffee shop. But something, Bill Bracken remembered, was out of place. The man always had a glass of water, never a cup of coffee. Over the...
  • 13 great places for food lovers in Beverly Hills

    13 great places for food lovers in Beverly Hills
    Beverly Drive south of Wilshire Boulevard can still feel like the¬†small town Beverly Hills once was, where locals get their coffee and their nails done. Above Wilshire, in what’s called the Golden Triangle, Rodeo Drive and nearby¬†streets lined...