| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Gung hei fat choy! That's the traditional Cantonese greeting (roughly translated as, "Wishing you great happiness and prosperity!") heard in midwinter with the arrival of the Chinese New Year, a lunar holiday falling this year on Sunday, Feb. 10.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
By Joseph Erdos for Oneforthetable.com
The flavors and spices of Middle Eastern foods, especially the grilled kebabs and koftas, are some of the most interesting and unique, with influence stretching from the Himalayas to the Mediterranean. Koftas,...
| Jul 7, 2013
Gravity keeps it all together. Apparently the fundamental force doesn't merely drop heavy things. It keeps the tides heaving, the planets orbiting and the stars smoldering. It can even improve salad.
Consider this truth: Greens are best freshly dressed....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Note: Silky stuffed eggplant is a wonderfully satisfying dish for casual late summer and early fall entertaining. It can be made in advance and reheated just before serving.
3 (about 1 pound each) round...
| Jul 10, 2013
Oh, this recipe sounds so delicious! It would be a treat indeed to pair it with wines, white and red, equally aromatic and juicy of flavor. Shy not from red wines with all-vegetable dishes; many fit, especially if the food has fat (this does) and the wine...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Total time: 1 1/2 hours, plus 3 hours roasting time
Servings: Makes about 6 cups sauce, or 12 (1/2-cup) servings
Note: The roasted tomatoes can be prepared in advance; they will keep up to a month covered in olive oil, stored in a wide-mouthed jar and...
| Jul 13, 2013
Dear SOS: We had dinner at the Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena last week and loved the couscous. Could you provide the recipe?
Dear Barbara: Vertical Wine Bistro was happy to share its recipe for Israeli couscous. It...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Chef Scott Ryan might be the rare person who did not have a scarring experience with beets as a child.
The instructor at Baltimore's Stratford University culinary school was on his honeymoon in Paris when he and his wife packed a picnic that included...
| Jun 28, 2013
With so much crime in the Chicago area, from murderous gangbangers to those thug mobs and everything in between, it's nice to know that law enforcement finally cracked down on Public Enemy No. 1:
He's John Taris, 75, retired tailor and notorious...
| Jul 10, 2013
Cucumbers just might be the most refreshing vegetable ever. I feel like I'm at a spa when I add a cucumber slice or two to chilled sparkling water. Slice into a cucumber and the whole kitchen smells fresh. Paired with fresh mint or lime, cucumbers...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - When I grow up, I'm going to buy my food at a store, I announced to my parents as I crawled along the ground planting long rows of Bermuda onion sets. I was in elementary school at the time, and my grumbling didn't relieve me of helping in...