| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Robin Seger and Patrick Farnault, the couple behind Sugar Reef, have succeeded for 19 years by offering something distinct on the Hollywood Broadwalk: consistency, refinement and top-notch service.
It's almost hard to believe that Sugar Reef sits just...
| May 29, 2013
Want to reduce calories before the summer bathing suit season but still enjoy foods that satisfy hunger and please your taste buds?
Eat your salad first, as the main dish, filling up on the lower-calorie, healthier-for-you vegetables before you're...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - After attending a conference with a session about spices, I was inspired to do an inventory of the spices in my kitchen cabinet. I needed to find recipes to enjoy the underutilized bottles.
As we arranged the spices, I recalled a...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Online food purveyor New York Mouth is now simply Mouth. The Brooklyn-based company, which sells local goods from indie food makers located across New York's five boroughs, has recently expanded its online shopping platform to also include handmade,...
| Jan 9, 2013
"I hope you have a plan. Because if you don't, that half hog can kick your (butt)."
Thus came the warning from food writer Michael Ruhlman when I told him that, inspired by his new book, I planned to buy and butcher my first half hog.
In "Salumi: The...
| Jan 29, 2013
Split pea soup was a favorite during my college days -- inexpensive, filling and straightforward to prepare. I liked to add smoked bacon and lots of carrots. I may not be a college girl anymore, but I still feel the same way about split soup -- it's a...
| Jan 12, 2013
If you'd like to try our cooking class at your own home, here's an outline of how to go about it. Of course, feel free to improvise.
Roast Chicken: Remove the chicken from the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before roasting. Rinse it well and pat it...
| Jan 16, 2013
In the crowded world of legumes, we may ignore lentils in the rush to buy red kidney beans for chili, navy beans for ham-flavored soup, black beans, pinto beans, split peas and more.
That's too bad. A smart cook learns to love lentils for their variety...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Average temperatures: High 72, low 50
Rainfall: 2.43 inches
Florida Arbor Day: Jan. 18
1. Moon phases
•Last quarter: Jan. 4
•New moon: Jan. 11
•First quarter: Jan. 18
•Full moon: Jan. 26
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Damn, I ate well this last year. And apparently so often, I've had to scroll through of a year's worth of photographs to unearth some gems deserving the spot-light. The photos reminded me that the best of what I cooked at home was created with fresh-...
| Jan 9, 2013
Nothing takes the chill out of January like a house filled with the aroma of slow-cooking goodness. In our house, that aroma frequently includes a touch of curry spice. On braised meat, on roasting veggies and simmered in a pot of stew or soup.
| Dec 11, 2012
814 North Boulevard
Chestnut and Butternut Squash Risotto
6 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup cream Sherry
1 Tablespoon olive oil
3 Tablespoons butter, divided
1small white onion, finely...