| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Revenge, patient people tell us, is a dish best served cold. I feel the same way about soup, at least at this time of year. When it gets hot, there are few things that will whet a flagging appetite like a sip of cold soup.
What’s even better,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Total time: 25 minutes
1 head broccoli (about 3/4 pound)
2 links fresh Italian sausage ( 1/4 to 1/2 pound)
2 tablespoons olive oil
VIDEO: Click here to see a video of this recipe being made.
| Jun 26, 2013
Note that more people around the world drink white wines with their cheeses than red. It isn't that red wines taste poorly with cheese; it's just that everything that makes them "red" (tannin, red fruit flavors, grip and oomph) is lost when cheese...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Berry Pavlova with vanilla whipped cream and pistachios
Total time: About 20 minutes, plus macerating time for the berries
Servings: 10 to 12
Note: Banyuls vinegar is available at Surfas in Culver City, Nicole's in Pasadena and the Cheese Store of...
| 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...
| 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 11, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The summer birthday season in our family began with my husband's birthday, just before July Fourth. He never enjoys celebrating his birthday, but he likes cake and plenty of it.
This year I ordered one with fudge icing, as he had enjoyed a friend's...
| Jun 30, 2013
Squushing a berry is satisfying work; it yields pulp, juice and two consecutive u's. Which are rare.
Toss the berries in a bowl and sprinkle with sugar, which acts as both sweetener and solvent, dissolving the fruit. Try a continuum from bright...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:07 PM
There's nothing like an ice-cold treat to take the edge off summer's heat. Popsicles are the perfect answer to a hot day, and they're so easy to make at home. Best of all? You can flavor them with whatever you like. Go crazy.
Start with a liquid base:...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Active Work Time: 20 minutes
Total Preparation Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Galettes are carefree tarts. They are homey and casual and open to all kinds of improvisation. Because the plums are so much on display here, their sweetness is critical. Taste them...