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  • Test kitchen bonus: Five easy family-friendly meals

     
    Mexican-Style Meat Loaf Makes 8 servings. This family favorite with a twist is packed with an antioxidant punch from the paprika, oregano and ground red pepper. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour 1 tablespoon McCormick Paprika 2 teaspoons McCormick...
  • The Dry Garden: An Altadena couple's 15-year quest to plant nearly an acre of unusual edibles

     
    When musicians Kazi Pitelka and John Steinmetz tell friends that they are leaving their Altadena home of 15 years, the invariable responses are: “Why?” “Do you have to?” “Whyyyyy?” It’s not that their friends...
  • The Dry Garden: Scout for the best roses, then let beauties prove just how tough they can be

     
    This may not be the time to plant a rose, but as a long rose season concludes its spring flush, it is an ideal moment to study the varieties around town, then consider which ones you like and what they......
  • Test kitchen bonus: Adding spring produce to your menus

     
    Tender spears of asparagus emerge from a boiling water bath an almost luminous color. The olive-colored, thistlelike exterior of steamed artichokes belies the soft hearts and undersides of the leaves that hide beneath the false armor. Slender pods of...
  • Test kitchen bonus: Florida mullet is a great catch

     
    Mullet is one of the signature flavors of Old Florida. Usually enjoyed smoked or fried, it's traditionally served with hushpuppies, grits, or maybe even a slice of white bread. But mullet's appeal is greater than just nostalgia. One of Florida's most...
  • Recipe: Gratin potatoes with fresh herbs

     
    Gratin potatoes recipe...
  • Autumnal aromas: Blessed with good scents

     
    THANKSGIVING ISSUE: It is said that Southern California has no seasons, but we who live here have learned to recognize its subtle tonal shifts. When the sycamore trees flare crimson and giant breakers pound the empty beaches, my thoughts to turn...
  • Time to Perk Up Seasonal Gardens

     
    Fall warm season crops are about finished and it’s time to revive the garden. If my garden is like yours, the squash, cucumbers and beans are about done. There are lingering peppers and many tomatoes to be picked. Also, the corn crop has about a week...
  • Dia de Los Muertos Recipes: Dos recetas tradicionales

     
    You already know how to mold a sugar skull, and we won't debate with you that your mother probably makes the best pan de muerto. Here are few other soul-soothing offerings for the wandering spirits — and your yum-hole. Champurrado (spicy hot chocolate)....
  • Test kitchen extra: Time to ‘Go Fish’ in the kitchen

     
    Support the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' “Go Native! Eat Florida Seafood” program and you will be sure to have the freshest fish available. This week, Florida amberjack, clams, blue crab, flounder, red grouper,...
  • Gulf of Mexico oil spill update: Fresh Florida seafood availability

     
    This report is updated every day at 2 pm or as conditions warrant. All Florida waters open to fishing at this time. Grouper, red snapper, mullet, blue crab meat and clams are all in steady supply and prices are normal. Yellowtail snapper is in steady...