| Nov 21, 2011
2 tablespoons oil (preferably bacon grease)
1 onion, coarsely chopped
2 stalks celery, sliced 1/4-inch thick
1 bell pepper, diced
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced 1/2-inch thick
2 bay leaves
3/4 pound mustard greens, chopped
| Dec 1, 2011
The menu at Kentro Greek Kitchen might as well be a manifesto. The downtown Fullerton restaurant is practically revolutionary, a stereotype-smashing example of what a Greek restaurant can and should be. Here there are no azure murals of the Aegean, no...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Even those of us who don't cook regularly tend to dust off those old favorite recipes for the holidays. Others look for something new and different to wow family and friends.
Not to panic. Our exercise du jour is to simplify the wow factor. Our recipe...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that we've had a real taste of winter, and found out we're rather wimpy after all, we can give ourselves over to indoor entertaining with the cold months in mind. Our menus du jour will undoubtedly reflect our goal of fixing tummy warming treats for...
| Jan 19, 2012
Roasted acorn squash and apple salad
Total time: 1 hour
Note: Adapted from Susan Dumeyer and David Sundeen of Windrose Farm. They use white acorn squash; you can substitute regular acorn or even delicata squash. Arugula can be substituted...
| Oct 27, 2011
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes plus about 2 hours baking time for the beans
Note: This can also be made without the duck breast by increasing the garlic sausage to 3/4 pound or more.
1/4 pound fresh garlic sausage, crumbled...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:02 AM
St. Patrick’s Day is this month, and what comes to mind when you think of this holiday? GREEN! So what better than to focus on green foods and their powerful health benefits.
Are you and your family eating enough greens? The USDA recommends...
| Feb 19, 2008
| 6:04 PM
Cured pork tenderloin with rosemary, bay laurel and roasted shallot broth
Total time: 1 1/2 hours, plus brining
Note: From Echo Brined pork
1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin
1/4 cup salt
1/2 cup sugar
1 quart lukewarm water
1. Trim the...
| Mar 26, 2008
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Note: Mâche can be found at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, farmers markets and well-stocked supermarkets.
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 2/3 cup)
1 clove garlic, minced...
| Mar 26, 2008
There are few combinations in cooking more natural and flexible than beans and greens. That's what staff writer Amy Scattergood found when exploring twists on these two fundamental ingredients. These inventive tacos were our favorites of several very...
| Apr 2, 2008
Total time: About 1 hour
Servings: 6 to 8
Butter for pan
2 stalks green garlic, trimmed and finely chopped
1 1/2 pounds new potatoes, scrubbed
2 cups coarsely chopped dandelion greens
Freshly ground white pepper to taste
1 cup crème...