| May 31, 2013
After a month of mediocre early-season apricots, the prime varieties, sweet, juicy and flavorful, are here or will be soon. Beyond the celebrated Blenheim, there are other worthwhile varieties, and a few are even better. Here are the leading apricots...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:36 PM
DEAR SOS: El Tovar restaurant at the Grand Canyon National Park Lodges serves a wonderful cherry tart with pistachio nuts. I would love the recipe and hope you can get it for me.
DEAR KAREN: What an interesting tart this is--especially its...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Active work and total preparation time: 20 minutes
1 pound lean ground lamb
1 recipe Sephardic charoset
Freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon oil
* Combine lamb, charoset and salt and pepper to taste in large bowl. Knead into ball, divide into 8...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:48 PM
I've been determined to go to Fresno for a long time. When I was younger, I used to browse through shipping labels at swap meets, and came across beautifully designed orange and peach labels from forever ago that hailed from the San Joaquin Valley.
| May 11, 2013
1 hour. Serves 6
2 1/2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups bulgur, medium-coarse (No. 3) or medium (No. 2) (about 8.25 ounces)
3 to 4 cups whole milk, more if needed
1/3 to ½ cup walnuts, divided
1/4 cup toasted almonds, divided
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:48 AM
A son, Jayzen Michael Rowe, was born to Adam and Holly Rowe of Petoskey at 11:33 a.m. on April 22, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Jayzen weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. His sibling is Olivia Grace....
| Mar 23, 2013
Haroset, a blend of fruit, nuts and wine, is probably the most popular food of the eight-day holiday of Passover, which begins on Monday night.
For the Seder, the feast commemorating the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt, haroset is spooned onto the...
| Mar 23, 2013
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus cooling time
Servings: 16 bars
Note: You can substitute ½ cup chocolate chips for the chocolate chunks. If making the bars ahead, store them in an airtight container at room temperature.
1/4 cup finely...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
By Susan Russo for Oneforthetable.com
When I first wrote about quinoa some years ago, many of you empathized. You too had gone to a supermarket and asked someone where you could find the kwi-NO-ah. Not anymore. Quinoa (pronounced keen-WAH) is no...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Seder dinner may be the most beloved meal of the Jewish year, but it’s also the most daunting: All the elements must be ready to go — and then abandoned — for the hour or two it takes to get through the prayers, singing and stories in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The United States has a fine reputation of creating an aura of foreign culture around products that are decidedly American. General Tso's Chicken has certainly never been found in China, and chimichanga's are actually a product of 20th century Arizona....