| Sep 24, 2008
| 2:34 PM
On Rosh Hashana, Ashkenazi Jews dip apple slices in honey for a "sweet New Year." The Aleppine Jews -- whose ancestors were prominent residents of Aleppo, Syria, for many centuries -- may eat scarlet candied quinces instead, or even translucent shreds...
| Oct 2, 2008
If you are in a hurry, we found you don't have to marinate the shrimp before proceeding to cook them. You can serve this over rice as they do at Kyma if you wish.
•1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
| Nov 3, 2008
| 6:53 PM
Mixed greens soup
Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Note: From Donna Deane
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped leeks, white part only
1 clove garlic minced
8 cups chicken broth
1 medium potato (about 8...
| May 7, 2008
Total time: About 1 hour
Note: You can have your butcher cut the chicken into 8 pieces (excluding the wings, which you can reserve for another use, such as making stock).
1 whole chicken, about 4 pounds
2 teaspoons kosher salt
| May 15, 2008
| 12:37 PM
In most cookbook indexes, the ``Q'' section is either tiny or nonexistent. Not so, however, in ``The Complete Whole Grains Cookbook.''
The reason: quinoa.
Judging from the buzz about the nutritional benefits of this ancient grain, you may soon be seeing...
| May 30, 2008
| 12:25 PM
They may not be glamorous, but they're irresistible -- big dewy piles of parsley, tender and fragrant cilantro, floppy basil, fuzzy mint. We grab them reflexively, tossing them into shopping cart or market basket.
More often than not, we bring them...
| Jul 30, 2008
Dear SOS: The quiche from Le Pain Quotidien with ham and leeks is the very best. Do you have the recipe?
Dear Thora: Le Pain Quotidien's quiche combines generous amounts of sautéed leeks and onions, diced ham and...
| Nov 29, 2007
| 2:48 PM
Time: 1 1/2 hours
1 ounce dried morels or other wild mushrooms
10 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
2 leeks, finely chopped, white and pale green parts only
Sea salt to taste
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound shiitakes, stemmed and...
| Nov 21, 2007
>>>Seriously Simple HolidaysBy Diane Rossen WorthingtonChronicle Books / 2007 / $24.95
It's hard to believe that the phrase "seriously simple" can appear with "holidays" in the same title, but veteran cookbook author Diane Rossen Worthington largely...
| Jan 2, 2008
Total time: 50 minutes, plus cooling time
2 tablespoons plus 1/4 -cup good-quality olive oil, divided
2 shallots, sliced
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
| Jan 16, 2008
Total time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Note: Crème fraîche is available at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Bristol Farms, Gelson's and most well-stocked markets.
1/2 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder