| Aug 12, 2010
Mango coconut upside-down cake
Total time: About 1 1/2 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: If baking in a springform pan, place a baking sheet on a rack near the bottom of the oven to catch any syrup that might drip.
3 firm, ripe mangoes (preferably...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:28 AM
For lovers of Asian flavors, organic and local food and, of course, noodles, the new Republic Noodle in Federal Hill hits a sweet spot.
Owners David Lynch and Christopher Boylan — who live nearby — opened the Asian restaurant in September,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:47 PM
You’re busy, right? Me too.
I’ve got the turkey in the fridge and, by some small miracle, almost all the things I’ll need for Thanksgiving are already bought. This year I’m cooking for 11 people, which include babies. I have to...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2009
| 1:14 PM
COCONUT SHRIMP SOUP
Ingredients: 12 fresh corn cobs, 1/2 gallon of heavy cream, 1 cup of chopped yellow onions, 2 tbls of chopped garlic, 2 cans of coconut milk.
Par boil fresh corn cobs in salted water for 2 minutes.
Let cool and...
| May 6, 2009
Total time: 20 minutes plus marinating and grilling time
Note: Galangal (a large root similar to ginger) and Thai basil can be found at Asian markets.
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 to 3 Thai chiles, stemmed, seeded and finely chopped
| May 27, 2009
Total time: 35 to 50 minutes, plus soaking times for the rice
Note: This recipe is adapted from one by Nancie McDermott in her book "Real Vegetarian Thai." She recommends the slender Thai oke loeng mangoes, which are unavailable here, but...
| May 27, 2009
Total time: 35 minutes, plus cooling time for the cream
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: Adapted from "It Rains Fishes," by San Diego author and cooking teacher Kasma Loha-Unchit. One traditional way to serve this is cooked in the center of a kabocha squash....
| May 28, 2009
| 7:51 AM
Down Home Cooking
To purchase a copy of the book:
Down Home with the Neelys: A Southern Family Cookbook
Five Bean Picnic Salad
3/4 pound green beans, trimmed and halved
3/4 pound yellow wax beans, trimmed and halved
| Nov 18, 2008
| 10:18 AM
Test kitchen tip: Canned coconut milk is commonly used, although fresh coconut milk is preferred and produces a lighter flavor. This is fairly thick but can be thinned with a little whole milk. The drink can be made up to 2 weeks in advance.
- 20 ounces...
| Nov 6, 2008
| 2:14 PM
Salad rolls, traditionally filled with juicy shrimp and pork, can be stuffed with just about anything, including grilled chicken, salmon or leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Rice paper sheets tear easily, so keep extra on hand just in case.
1/2 pound pork...