| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Can't quite 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.
With yakitori, your options are seemingly endless. Food editor Russ Parsons did a piece on...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Steaming, boiling or grilling are time-honored ways to enliven the natural sugars of sweet corn. But flavored butters and oils can add another layer of flavor to this summer side dish. Here are just a few suggestions:
- Chili butter: Combine 4...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:31 PM
The gig: Beatriz Acevedo, 44, is founder and president of MiTu Network, which provides Spanish-language lifestyle programs on YouTube. The company has attracted a variety of investors including Viacom's Shari Redstone and former News Corp. Chief Operating...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
'Tis the season for citronella candles, tiki torches and enjoying summer evenings with family and friends. June is National Beef Steak month so whether you are enjoying the season in your own backyard or around the campfire, the BeefItsWhatsForDinner....
| Jun 15, 2013
Dear SOS: On vacation, my husband and I ate at an amazing restaurant in Coronado, Calif., called Costa Azul. They have the best smoked salsa we've ever had. Unfortunately, we live 21/2 hours away. I asked the waiter for the recipe, but he said they don'...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Lately it seems like there's no L.A. neighborhood without a juice bar. They're expanding faster than you can say kale-avocado-cilantro-lemon-cucumber-caraway-jalapeno-celery smoothie. It's no wonder. Fans of juice -- the kind often made with a press and...
| May 15, 2013
Well, look who's jumping on the bandwagon. That's what I thought when I heard that Martha Stewart had compiled a vegetarian cookbook. Yet the book, "Meatless: More Than 200 of the Very Best Vegetarian Recipes" (Clarkson Potter, $25), from the kitchens...
| May 1, 2013
Sweet! The kids are coming home for Mother's Day weekend. I'll do the grocery shopping, and they'll cook (well, one meal anyway). They plan on making Sunday brunch — our family's favorite. However, these young adults stay out late on Saturday...
| May 29, 2013
Is anybody else excited by the lettuce options out there these days? My local supermarket offers bagged and boxed salads in more than a dozen combinations. However, it's the clamshell boxes of miniature heads of artisanal lettuces (often with their...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
This fresh, flavorful recipe is easy to make — if you are quick with a knife.
I suggest using a very sharp knife, not trying to use a food processor or chopper because you run the risk of creating watermelon soup. Simply take a large slice out of a...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Peruvian food is an interesting and delicious mixture of indigenous cuisine combined with influences from the Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and West Africans who settled there. At the family-run Inka Cantina in Fountain Valley, you will find a...