| Jan 4, 2010
| 12:16 PM
This year the Food section published 380 recipes. How do we remember them all, much less decide on 10 best?
It's a perennial dilemma. Take Russ Parsons' spiny lobster story (Oct. 20). It offered three lobster recipes that each received an equal number of...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 12:13 PM
Note: It's more convenient to make the pastry cream the day before so it will be completely cooled and ready to fill the cake.
2 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour plus extra for dusting
2 teaspoons baking powder
| Jan 20, 2010
Shirley's crazy cake with cream cheese frosting
Total time: 40 minutes
Servings: 9 to 12
Note: Adapted from "BakeWise" by Shirley Corriher. This recipe works best with a higher-protein all-purpose flour, such as King Arthur brand.
1 1/2 cups (6.4...
| May 13, 2009
Total time: 40 minutes, plus resting time for the batter
Servings: About 2 dozen (depending on the pan)
Note: Adapted from a family recipe. You'll need an aebleskiver pan to make this recipe.
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon sugar...
| Sep 10, 2009
| 7:49 AM
Active Work Time: 45 minutes
Total Preparation Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
We recommend Scharffen Berger semi-sweet chocolate because of its clarity of taste and smooth melting qualities.
HONEY CAKE BATTER
1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 12:02 PM
For some reason, people feel compelled to make lists this time of year. Christmas wish lists. Top 10 films of the year. Best new restaurants. Weirdest websites. Things that occurred to us while we waited for the light to change. New Year's resolutions....
| Oct 29, 2008
Total time: 35 minutes, plus chilling and cooling time
Servings: Makes 2 dozen cookies
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup buckwheat...
| Mar 5, 2008
Dear SOS: Whenever I get out to L.A., I have to stop at Auntie Em's Kitchen in Eagle Rock for a cupcake fix -- specifically, for a coconut cupcake with coconut cream cheese frosting. It's a miracle of a baked good. Do you think you could get the recipe...
| Dec 12, 2006
| 10:19 PM
Total time: 2 hours, 10 minutes, plus chilling time
Servings: Makes about 5 dozen cookies
Note: From chef-co-owner Nancy Silverton and pastry chef Dahlia Narvaez of Mozza in Hollywood. You will need a 1 1/4-inch round cookie cutter.
1 cup pine nuts,...
| Jul 6, 2008
Chilled Tomato Soup With Bacon Croutons
2 1/2 tablespoons best-quality olive oil, divided
1 small onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
Large pinch red chili flakes
Pinch fennel seeds
Leaves from 1 small bunch (about 3/4 ounce) basil...
| Dec 19, 2007
Frozen tangerine soufflé
Total time: 35 minutes, plus freezing time
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: This can also be made in individual servings using 8 ( 1/2 -cup) ramekins.
1 (1/4 -ounce) packet unflavored gelatin
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract...