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  • Farmers Markets: The best of early winter

    Farmers Markets: The best of early winter
    Although summer claims many of the sexiest, most attention-grabbing vegetables, such as eggplants, tomatoes, peppers and zucchini, in Southern California the vegetables that thrive in winter are equally abundant and alluring. Roots, crucifers and peas may...
  • Recipe: Beets with lavender and crushed blackberries

    Recipe: Beets with lavender and crushed blackberries
      Total time: 45 minutes, plus cooling time for the beets Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from Alain Passard's "The Art of Cooking With Vegetables" 4 beets 3 tablespoons butter 3/4 pound blackberries 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar...
  • 'The Art of Cooking With Vegetables' by Alain Passard is a keeper

    'The Art of Cooking With Vegetables' by Alain Passard is a keeper
    In a world overstuffed with weighty, glossy celebrity chef cookbooks, it would be easy to overlook Alain Passard's newly translated "The Art of Cooking With Vegetables." But it would be a mistake. Granted, it's a slim book — 100 pages even. There...
  • Restaurant recipes: Borscht from Paper or Plastik Cafe

    Restaurant recipes: Borscht from Paper or Plastik Cafe
    Dear SOS: In the heat of August, I stopped for lunch at Paper or Plastik Cafe. I had the most amazing cold borscht. It was light and refreshing and full-flavored and, like my bubby's, only distilled down to the essence of borscht. Is there any chance...
  • Food FYI: Yes, it's National French Fry Day

     
    Food FYI: Yes, it's National French Fry Day...
  • October 24: Lunchbreak - Beet Salad with Lemon Confit

    October 24: Lunchbreak - Beet Salad with Lemon Confit
    LM Restaurant 4539 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago www.lmrestaurant.com To read more about the restaurant: www.metromix.com Beet Salad with Lemon Confit Ingredients: 4 beets 4 cups orange juice 1 bunch thyme 1 Tbs banyuls vinegar 1 Tbs blood orange olive...
  • From the Harvest: Beet and goat cheese ravioli

    From the Harvest: Beet and goat cheese ravioli
    Beets are back in style. Long thought of as the food of older generations, or deemed too messy to deal with, beets have come back with the help of great chefs across the world. A culinary staple for thousands of years, beets are among the more striking...
  • Pass the Düsseldorf

    Pass the D&#252sseldorf
    Walk the mustard aisle of any store, and "D" will stand for Dijon, a testament, perhaps, to the popularity of all those Grey Poupon commercials. But "D" also means Dusseldorf, an oft-overlooked style that has multiple culinary uses beyond garnishing a hot...
  • Indiana's dry spell negatively affecting crops

    Indiana's dry spell negatively affecting crops
    Indiana's lack of rain is negatively affecting forage crops. Kelly McKenney said she has seen it in the produce aisle. "Everything is expensive," said McKenney.  "It is going up." She said she has also seen it in the field near her house. "You can go...
  • Get the Skinny on Homemade Veggie Chips

    Get the Skinny on Homemade Veggie Chips
    Veggie chips always seem like they’re such a healthy snack, but the reality is that most store-bought veggie chips have more potato starch or rice flour than any real ‘veggies’ – not to mention, many veggies chips are deep-fried,...
  • Natural Perspectives: We got the (second-place) beet

    Natural Perspectives: We got the (second-place) beet
    Something about a county fair brings out the kid in all of us. With all the hope and optimism of a kid, I have been trying for several years to win a blue ribbon in the Largest Beet category at the Orange County Fair. Vic has been very supportive of my...