| Dec 15, 2011
For Jewish parents, the Hanukkah holidays are particularly challenging; they last not one day but eight. Beginning this year at sunset Tuesday and ending at sunset Dec. 28, there will be lots of candles to light, loads of latkes to fry and eight nights of...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:54 AM
Whole Foods Market says it will launch a line of certified kosher, antibiotic-free chicken in Los Angeles and Orange county stores next week. Sales will begin in time for the Jewish holy day of Rosh Hashanah, which starts at sundown......
| Dec 17, 2008
"What makes a potato pancake a latke?" my younger daughter asked me last week, just before the eight-day Jewish festival of Hanukkah, which begins this year on Sunday evening (all Jewish holidays begin at sundown the day before). A latke, I explained to...
| Apr 8, 2008
Good Day Cooking: Sweet Potato Pancakes
| Dec 18, 2008
As a restaurant chef, Jordan Stein hears the sounds of vegetables sizzling in oil and inhales the aromas of grilled salmon or braised beef every day.
At this time of year, special sights, sounds and aromas remind Stein of holiday scenes from his youth....
| Jan 23, 2009
| 4:04 PM
Who better to ask how to throw an Oscar party than Wolfgang Puck, probably the world’s most famous chef and the ultimate authority on Oscar entertaining. You’ll find Wolf right smack in the middle of the intersection of food, fame and awards shows. And...
| Dec 5, 2007
Potato pancakes with Watercress, pan-roasted duck breast and Cranberries
2 cups par-baked potatoes (still firm, chilled, grated)
Â– cup minced onion
1 or 2 tablespoons flour
Milk (to thin cakes)
| Dec 8, 2009
| 2:44 PM
Hanukkah begins Friday at sundown, and one of our friends has already purchased colored paper and streamers, multi-colored candles and biodegradable dishes and cutlery for a party. She'll buy nuts and bolts at a hardware store for do-it-yourself menorahs,...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 7:27 AM
Total Time: 45 minutes
Chef Thomas Keller serves light mini potato latkes topped with salmon roe. Think of them as potato blini--you can even use real caviar instead of salmon eggs if you've got the budget.
1 1/2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled (about 3)...
| Mar 12, 2009
The regulars know that a healthy appetite is a pre-requisite for eating at the Whistle Stop Cafe in Deep River, where owner Hedy Watrous aims to see her customers leave well-fed.
The atmosphere at this tiny, sometimes boisterous breakfast and lunch spot,...