| Mar 2, 2010
| 3:06 PM
Salads carry a health halo, but most of them should come with a warning label that reads "Beware of excess levels of calories, fat and sodium," warned Dr. Joanna Dolgoff, a child and adolescent weight loss specialist.
In her new book "Red Light, Green...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 9:50 AM
123 West Jefferson
To purchase a copy of the book:
Steak with Friends: At Home, with Rick Tramonto
This is one of my favorite cuts-well,...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 7:47 AM
1 pkg Roman lettuce or 2 romaine heads
1 pkg garlic croutons
1 pkg shaved or shredded Parmesan Cheese
1 bottle Caesar dressing
1 chicken breast, seasoned, grilled and cooled
4-5 pecan halves per person or serving
3 large seasoned,...
| May 20, 2010
Ludo's ham soup
Total time: About 2 hours
Note: Adapted from Ludo Lefebvre. He prefers using Madrange brand ham, available through select gourmet markets and online; other boiled hams may be substituted.
11 tablespoons (scant 1 1/2...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 1:12 PM
Ah, summer, the season of garden parties, backyard fetes and cozy picnics.
Whether it's a lavish spread under a froth of white canopies, or a simple meal served on a checkered cloth, a party is just the ticket to rouse us from the doldrums of a...
| Dec 9, 2010
Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from "Tartine Bread" by Chad Robertson.
3 cloves garlic
6 olive oil-packed anchovy fillets
1 egg yolk
2 cups olive oil
To make the dressing,...
| Feb 24, 2011
Dear SOS: I'm hoping the chef at PizzaVino, a lovely little restaurant on the plaza in Sebastopol, Calif., will share his secret for the most delicious crunchy croutons I've ever tasted. It seems as if many of us "Hail, Caesar"!
| Aug 8, 2010
| 1:27 PM
The crouton in Marie Louise Bistro's duck salad became key evidence in a mystery that, if anything, made remarkable lunch fare that much more intriguing.
12:40 p.m. The bistro has four outdoor tables we passed on because of the heat. The door opens to...
| Oct 21, 2010
Dear SOS: I dined at American Fish in Las Vegas at the Aria hotel last weekend and enjoyed the best Caesar salad ever. Absolutely perfect, white anchovies with the perfect garlicky Caesar dressing. Any chance Michael Mina would give up the recipe?
| Mar 2, 2011
Chickpea puree with crisp croutons (Crema de garbanzos con pan frito)
Total time: 1 hour
Note: Use 1 cup dry chickpeas to make 2¾ cups cooked. Soak them in water for 8 hours. Put them to cook in hot water and simmer until tender, about 3...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 11:14 PM
Serves 6 Guests
- 3 8-oz free-range chicken breasts (skinless & boneless)
- 4 oz shiitake mushrooms (sliced and cooked)
- 2 Tbsp cilantro (chopped)
- 1 tsp thyme (chopped)
- To taste salt and white pepper
- 8 oz baby greens