| Dec 1, 2010
| 3:52 PM
For a great night out "on the wagon," we would like to recommend the Lotus Chinese Eatery, which is one of the few Islamic Chinese restaurants in Orange County. They feature halal meats and serve no alcohol. Although there is no pork, there are a number...
| Dec 16, 2010
A few weeks ago I started to follow Cube Marketplace & Café's tweets, and the next Wednesday morning my Twitter feed was bombarded with @cube_la's breathless reports from the Santa Monica farmers market. Beautiful chanterelles at a beautiful price!...
| May 2, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Shake the salt habit, especially in processed foods.
Eat more seafood, fruits and vegetables, and choose fat-free or low-fat dairy.
And please, get moving.
These are nuggets from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans released by the U.S. Departments...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:38 PM
- 8 pieces of thick cut bacon minced
- 2 leeks, diced
- 1 medium spanish onion. Diced
- 2 tables spoons minced garlic
- 1 large stalk of celery diced
- 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced
- 2 medium Idaho potatoes peeled and diced...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 10:25 AM
The Jewish New Year, which begins on Sept. 8 this year at sundown, is one of the most important occasions on the Jewish calendar. And a central part of its observance is the Rosh Hashana dinner, which emphasizes sweet foods in hopeful anticipation of a...
| Sep 2, 2010
It may be 7,536 miles away from her own kitchen in Tel Aviv, but I can just see my 95-year-old mother jotting down suggestions for what she thinks my sister in Los Angeles should serve on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that starts at sundown Wednesday....
| Sep 2, 2010
Leek, apple and thyme soup
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Servings: Makes about 3 quarts soup, 10 to 12 servings
7 leeks, divided
3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 large onion, thinly sliced
2 to 3 large cloves...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 12:53 PM
In a braise of glory: There are few more alluring -- and satisfying -- dishes than braises, especially now that there's a little chill in the air.
It will be hard to resist this braised dish with its fork-tender and flavorful, glossy with rich,...
| Feb 10, 2011
Polish white borscht
Total time: 2 hours
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and...
| Jul 7, 2011
One of the judges on "Extreme Chef" Madison Cowan was here live to show us his culinary skill and talk about the show.
Food Network takes chefs out of their kitchen comfort zone in new primetime series Extreme Chef premiering Thursday, June 30th at...
| Jul 14, 2011
Vichyssoise Recipe from Chef Jean Claude Cavalera, Executive Chef, Warwick Denver Hotel
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
4 Tbsp butter
4-5 cups sliced leeks, white and pale green parts only (from about 4 large leeks)