| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
If I'm using a recipe and need to convert vanilla bean to vanilla extract, my general conversion ratio is 1 vanilla bean = 1 teaspoon extract....
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:39 PM
A voluntary recall of Nielsen-Massey Vanillas’ Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste has been found to be based on a false-positive Listeria reading reported by the company’s outside testing laboratory. Subsequent investigations and...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 3:10 AM
Apple Galette with Aged Gouda Makes 2 galettes; Serves 8 to 10
A "galette" is nothing more than a rustic or free form pie; in Italian, you might call this a crostada. Nothing is easier than pulling together a delicious dessert when apples are plentiful....
| Oct 7, 2010
| 11:03 AM
Subtle flavors, minimal sugar and adult tastes, it's the new world of carbonated beverages. While these drinks are lovely to sip, take advantage of the fizzy drinks in cooking too.
For a citrusy vinaigrette, we used a grapefruit soda and mixed it with...
| Mar 31, 2010
Ask Lucie L. Snodgrass what she would recommend for Easter dinner and she does not simply say lamb. Instead, she says, "some of Edwin's lamb." She is referring to what would be an extremely local main dish, a lamb raised by her Harford County neighbor and...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 8:36 AM
Danette shows us how to make Vanilla Bean Poundcake Cupcakes.
VANILLA BEAN POUNDCAKE CUPCAKES
1 1/2 cups flour
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup softened unsalted butter
1/2 cup softened cream cheese
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
| Apr 9, 2010
| 11:11 AM
Total time: 30 minutes, plus chilling time
Note: Adapted from Sutra Lounge in Costa Mesa.
1/2 ripe pineapple
2 cups water
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped out
1 cinnamon stick
1 bottle (720 ml...
| Jun 3, 2010
Dear SOS: I need a recipe from Café O'Lei in Kihei, Maui. We had the best Kona coffee crème brulee and would kill for this recipe. Would you be able to get it?
Dear Laurie: Café O'Lei was happy to share their recipe for this...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 11:41 AM
A dessert you'll remember. Roasted walnuts are nestled into a creamy praline filling and baked in a crisp, chocolate crust. And it's served with homemade espresso ice cream.
These tartlets may be small, but they're big on deliciousness.
Total time: 2...
| May 23, 2010
Good food is derived from the good ingredient. Which is why the cook practices prejudice.
Her kitchen shows no tolerance for food coloring, bouillon cube, cornstarch or gelatin. Which strike her, respectively, as garish, salty, gluey and wiggly. She...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 2:45 AM
Recipe: Grilled Lobster Tail with Vanilla Scented Rum-Butter Sauce Serves 4
This Father's Day celebrate with a Caribbean flair by adding Zaya rum to your party! Zaya rum, from Trinidad, the southern most part of the Caribbean is an elegant, smooth rum...