| May 14, 2013
Q: I have a recipe for pickles that calls for 1 cup coarse salt for 6-8 quart jars of pickles. If I reduce the salt to 1/2 cup, will it affect how the pickles turn out? What if I reduce it to 1/4 cup of salt? There are enough other flavors in the recipe...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Vary the types of beans you use in this recipe – it will change the flavor every time and keep things interesting. This recipe freezes well so don’t be afraid to double the recipe and keep some for another day. Divide leftovers into...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Soup. It's the perfect one-dish meal. A little of this, a little of that -- before you know it, dinner is served. It's simple. But perhaps the best thing? Soup always seems to taste best the next day, after the flavors have really had a chance to marry....
| May 18, 2013
Sometimes a cocktail is as good as a meal. That's certainly the case with a big, bold summer drink called the Horchata Colada. Created by Paul Sofsky for the new Mexican restaurant El Corazon de Costa Mesa at the Triangle in Costa Mesa, the concoction...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Fruit crumble is usually pretty straightforward: combine flour, sugar and butter, and you've got a perfect streusel topping, right? But what happens when you can't eat regular flour, sugar or butter (or nuts)? Suddenly, making a really good fruit...
| 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
| May 1, 2013
Like any faithful viewer of "Top Chef," I am familiar with molecular gastronomy, the futuristic style of cooking that utilizes tools and ingredients from a chemistry lab to transform olive oil into crispy chips or spinach into foam. This kind of food is...
| May 5, 2013
| 12:37 AM
SOUTH BEND -- A clerk at a local convenience store has filed a civil lawsuit against three South Bend police officers alleging "intentional and/or negligent infliction of emotional distress" and violation of his civil rights, among other claims.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:01 AM
It's time to start chilling the bubbly for New Year's Eve. Today at Orlandosentinel.com/thedish I've posted my guide to great sparkling wines that cost less than $15 along with a selection of easy appetizers. In the meantime, let's dish:
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:30 AM
These high-fiber oatcakes are made with 100 percent whole grains and no butter. A quick raspberry compote is a nice change from maple syrup.
Buttermilk Oatcakes with Raspberry Compote
Makes 4 servings (3 oatcakes and 1/4 cup compote each).
| Oct 14, 2012
| 9:36 PM
I was suffering from sticker shock, but it wasn't the price that had me thinking twice about my order. I had stopped into a Panera Bread on Sunday morning to squeeze in a quick breakfast after rowing practice. Since I’d come straight from an intense...