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  • Dog-friendly luxury hotels in Southern California go gourmet

    Dog-friendly luxury hotels in Southern California go gourmet
    Oh, the joy of being a dog. Especially a dog with wealthy parents, um, I mean owners. More than a decade has passed since luxury hotels began throwing welcome parties for platinum-card-carrying pet owners . But with pets a $50-billion-a-year industry,...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A perfect place to noodle around

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A perfect place to noodle around
    Having traveled in Vietnam, my husband and I are devotees of the wonderful food from that part of the world. Short of a trip across the ocean, Orange County residents are in a perfect place to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine. We have the privilege and...
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: A refreshing and light summer pasta salad

    Pasta salads have found a permanent place in American delis and home kitchens. Most pasta salads are more pasta than vegetables. That's because the pasta is usually larger than the size of the vegetables. I decided to use orzo, a tiny pasta, and it turned...
  • The Pick-up: CSA challenge means bringing up basil

    The Pick-up: CSA challenge means bringing up basil
    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...
  • The Pick-Up: CSA Challenge Week 3: Broccoli bonanza

    The Pick-Up: CSA Challenge Week 3: Broccoli bonanza
    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,...
  • Celebrate summer with these innovative salads

    Celebrate summer with these innovative salads
    Nothing says summer like a fresh salad served al fresco. Pack your picnic basket with a bottle of wine, a fresh baguette and one of these summery salads, favorites of local chefs. From a simple concoction of crab and cantaloupe to an intriguing mix of...
  • THE KITCHN: Polenta with spring vegetable ragout

    THE KITCHN: Polenta with spring vegetable ragout
    The first few times I cooked polenta, I followed recipes that called for endless stirring, and as much as I enjoyed the result, I wasn't keen on making polenta very often. All that changed when I tried the technique described below, which requires...
  • You'll eat every last carrot when you buy from the farmer who grew them

    You'll eat every last carrot when you buy from the farmer who grew them
    I have always considered myself food-conscious. I read books about basic agriculture, understand seasonal cooking, and know not all waffles originate from a toaster. But a monthlong 100-mile diet has shown me how much I have yet to learn and instilled...
  • Unique veggies rarely seen outside farmers markets

    Unique veggies rarely seen outside farmers markets
    The farmers market is a bazaar of plenty, and chief among its pleasures are vegetables rarely seen in supermarkets. There, mizuna snuggles next to the kale; kohlrabi nestles next to the bok choi; breakfast turnips tuck up to the early carrots; and black...
  • A little taste of Boston

    A little taste of Boston
    Lobster rolls Makes 2 8 ounces cooked lobster meat, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup mayonnaise Salt and pepper, to taste 1 small stalk celery, finely chopped 2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 top-loading hot-dog rolls 1. In a bowl, combine the...
  • Succession planting: Intensive gardening techniques allow for year-round harvests

    Succession planting: Intensive gardening techniques allow for year-round harvests
    By now, you’ve planted your warm-season vegetable garden, and are just waiting for the harvests that give you fresh goodies for summer salads and sandwiches. Don’t stop with just those first crops.  With some careful planning and a little...