| Nov 18, 2010
Dear SOS: My husband and I have been regulars at Warszawa in Santa Monica for years. On hot days, I dream about their cold borscht, which is perfectly balanced and better than anything my grandmother ever made. Is there any way you could find out their...
| Mar 17, 2011
The joyous festival of Purim, which begins Saturday night, commemorates the deliverance of the Jews of ancient Persia from danger. So why not celebrate with a menu that honors that?
Persian cooking has much in common with other Middle Eastern cuisines,...
| Jan 18, 2011
There's chutney everywhere: streaked across piles of rice, dabbed on crisp flatbreads, blotted up by grilled kebabs. Jars of the stuff — gleaming containers of pure verdant green and sticky maraschino red — are on display. At Chili Chutney,...
| Nov 25, 2010
Dear SOS: I'm wondering if you can give me the recipe used at Canter's Bakery on Fairfax for their loaf-style cheesecake, sold by the pound. I've loved it for years and looked for one like it in many cookbooks without luck. I would love to be able to...
| Mar 24, 2012
Dear SOS: We were hosted by our good friends for our 50th anniversary for dinner at Morton's Steakhouse. We were served smoked salmon pizza as an appetizer. Could you manage to get the recipe?
Dear Sylvia: Morton's was happy to...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Dear SOS: My boyfriend and I had the most amazing meal at Firefly Bistro in South Pasadena. Everything was absolutely delicious, but my favorite dish was the Brussels sprouts with a tomato relish and smoked paprika cream ... soooo yummy. Would love to...
| May 12, 2011
| 6:46 PM
I love to host family and friends, but dinners aren't always easy to organize. Our youngest children can be cranky at that time of day, my husband, Paolo, and I are often worn out after working or chauffeuring the kids, and it's become challenging to...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 2:36 PM
Rich, indulgent, and irresistible -- that's the best way to describe this elegant dish. Whether for brunch or dinner, it's a wonderful (and delicious) way to celebrate the holiday season.
From the pecan crust and creamy filling studded with dried...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Rebecca Burris of Owings Mills said she has "recently fallen in love with Starbucks' Very Berry Coffee Cake," and she was looking for a similar recipe so that she could make the cake at home.
Unfortunately, Starbucks does not share its recipes, but I...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Christina Verrelli of Devon, Pa., won the $1 million Pillsbury Bake-Off on Tuesday with her Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream. Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream Prep Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:42 PM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. It’s time to the launch the Orlando...