| Jan 20, 2010
Eating fruits, veggies and seafood when they're in season is healthy for you and the planet.
When produce is ripe off the vine, it has more flavor and nutrition than when it is shipped across continents. Fruits and vegetables are more plentiful in...
| Jan 2, 2010
This should have been Wilhelmina Josephine's first clue that she was a bad cook: Her husband would routinely call the Aliso Viejo stay-at-home mom in the afternoon to ask what she was making for dinner. And then, more often than not, he would tell her...
| Feb 1, 2010
| 11:57 AM
Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
1 3/4 pounds small Japanese turnips (about 12 small turnips with 1 inch of stems attached)
2 tablespoons butter (1/4 stick)
2 tablespoons minced shallot (1 small shallot)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped...
| Apr 1, 2009
| 2:31 PM
Total time: About 1 hour, 40 minutes, plus 4 hours roasting time, plus 24 hours marinating time
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: Adapted from "The Cafe Boulud Cookbook" by Daniel Boulud
1 (4- to 5-pound) brisket
2 cups white wine
1/2 cup packed light brown...
| Dec 3, 2009
"Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales"
By Lucy Cousins
Candlewick, $18.99, ages 4-8
Lucy Cousins' presentations of 8 familiar fairy tales are "yummy," because food and eating, necessary and communal activities, are central, whether it's in the familiar...
| Jun 2, 2004
The change of ownership notice in the window looked ominous. Oh no, I thought, we're not going to lose Jar, are we? Not in a year when Nouveau Cafe Blanc, 5 Dudley and Chianti all shut their doors. Not this reliably excellent and very civilized Los...