| Jun 10, 2010
| 11:03 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Weight Watchers Eat! Move! Play!: A Parent's Guide for Raising Healthy, Happy Kids (Weight Watchers (Wiley Publishing))
For more information about Weight Watchers:
Honey-Mustard Turkey Strips...
| Jun 17, 2010
As soon as a parade of Moroccan-style nibbles at Itz Kosher lands on our table, it's easy to imagine we're sitting in a little cafe in Fez or Marrakech, just outside the central bazaar: a bright carrot salad flecked with spicy harissa, Cabernet-colored...
| Jul 1, 2010
The fatit hummus at Olive Tree is a dish of geological depth, a dip of distinct strata. Slicked across its top is a layer of yogurt puddled with olive oil and dusted with cumin and paprika. Pine nuts dot the surface like pale pebbles. Embedded in the warm...
| Feb 11, 2010
Who would have expected it? The best plate of fries in Los Angeles is hidden in a Lebanese kitchen, completely invisible in the back corner of a Burbank Boulevard strip mall, near a gigantic neon clown sign hawking liquor.
The place is Hayat's Kitchen,...
| Feb 25, 2010
Purim is a holiday of sweetness and joy, a time when Jews reflect on the power of an individual and the victory of the Jewish nation in the face of destruction. One of the exciting elements of Purim is the obligatory giving of gifts of food to friends and...
| Mar 23, 2011
Jessica Harper is an actress, writer, singer, songwriter and now the author of a new cookbook for people who don't always experience the joy of cooking.
With more than 100 simple recipes as well as comical recollections of the frustrations of cooking...
| Mar 27, 2011
The chickpea, a hardy perennial, grows in a sturdy pod called a tin. The standard cultivar matures at 15 to 151/2 ounces.
The dwarf variety tops out at 10 ounces. Crack open either can to reveal the same interior: a cluster of creamy, pale, round nubs....
| Mar 31, 2011
Among food-obsessed Angelenos, shawarma isn't as much a point of contention as, say, ramen or carne asada. At too many of the city's Levantine restaurants, flaccid, flavorless strands of meat pass as properly shaved shawarma almost without protest.
| Oct 28, 2010
Dear Culinary SOS: A group of us went to enjoy the draft beers on tap at Mediterraneo Restaurant & Bar in Hermosa Beach earlier this month and were transfixed by the wonderful spicy black bean hummus. If you can get the recipe … spice-loving...
| Dec 1, 2010
Total time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Adapted from Mediterraneo in Hermosa Beach
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, more to taste
1/4 cup chopped garlic, more to...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 2:45 AM
Easy Entertaining Options for people with little time!
When you are short on time take a quick trip to your favorite grocer (one who is super-knowledgeable, like the staff at Wegman's in Mechanicsburg) and let them do the work for you. A few extra...