| May 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
If salad is your thing, look no further than Nancy Silverton for some great dinner ideas. In this layered creation, she combines the lettuce with toasted hazelnuts, crisp bacon, hard-cooked eggs and Gorgonzola cheese tossed with a bright sherry...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A mixture of ground nuts -- such as hazelnut and almonds-- sugar and liquid (egg whites and perhaps a liqueur), nut pastes are frequently added to baked cakes, tarts and pastries for added richness and flavor....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Although prepared almond and hazelnut pastes (and marzipan, a sweetened almond paste) can be found at many gourmet markets and specialty stores, they can easily be made at home....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Clermont's Dan LaBrie is a finalist in the Beringer Great Steak Challenge 2. The show is currently being aired on the Cooking Channel through June, 2012. Dan's wife, Mary Kay, is a food blogger and recipe writer who has been published in “Taste of...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Total time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Note: From "The Bistros, Brasseries and Wine Bars of Paris" by Daniel Young. (This recipe is from Thierry Breton of Chez Michel.) Orange cauliflower is available at Whole Foods and Bristol Farms stores, select...
| Dec 31, 2011
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. brandy
2 tbsp. Frangelica
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. Anise extract
1 cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Mix flour, baking powder in...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
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Citrus and Shaved Fennel Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette
2 blood oranges, one segmented and one for juice
| May 28, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Chef Gerard Viverito
Seared Scallops with Salsa Romesco
1 to 1 1/4 pounds dry sea scallops, approximately 16
2 tsp unsalted butter
2 tsp Malaysian Red Palm Oil
freshly ground black pepper
| Mar 29, 2012
Chicagoans have been enjoying a mini-boom of Spanish flavors of late. First there was Vera, which opened late last year in the Market District, and now Tavernita, which has been packing them in since its January opening in River North.
And what a...
| Mar 31, 2012
Total time: About 2 hours, plus cooling time
Note: Matzo cake meal (sometimes labeled matsah cake meal) is available at well-stocked supermarkets and at kosher markets. If you are serving the cake at a kosher meal that includes meat,...
| Apr 14, 2012
Dear SOS: I am eagerly and desperately looking to replicate the most delicious, amazing salad I have ever had. My fiancé and I are regulars at the Tender Greens in Culver City, and we finally tried its best dish on meatless Monday: the happy vegan. It...