| Apr 26, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Dear SOS: We love to order the "Famous White Sangria" at the LGO Café in Pasadena at La Grande Orange Café. Perfect on a summer evening — can you please help us get the recipe?
Dear Alex: LGO Café was happy to share its...
| Dec 16, 2010
Submitted by Holly Hall of Glendale
"Our family has been rolling out and decorating silver bells for 40 years."
Total time: 1 hour, plus decorating time
Servings: About 4 dozen cookies
Our recipes, your kitchen:...
| Sep 8, 2011
Dear SOS: During a trip to north Mississippi and the Delta, we ate a memorable meal at Big Bad Breakfast in Oxford. The brandy-spiked pain perdu was a stand-out among the dishes we ordered (with stiff competition from the house-cured bacon and biscuits)....
| Sep 29, 2011
Charm City carrot cake with Duff's cream cheese icing
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus cooling time for the cakes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Adapted from Duff Goldman's Charm City Cakes.
Scant 3 cups (12.5 ounces) flour
1 1/4 cups (9.7...
| Dec 15, 2011
Cinnamon bumuelos with maple-macadamia, chocolate and peanut butter dipping sauces
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 to 1½ dozen bumuelos, depending on the size.
Note: Although the sauces are quick to make, you may want to prepare them...
| Feb 9, 2012
Dear SOS: My husband and I recently visited downtown Napa, Calif. The amazing chocolate dessert at Carpe Diem is absolutely the best chocolate dessert I've ever tasted! And I am not a big dessert person. Satin-smooth chocolate with a texture between a...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 12:59 PM
When we were kids, ice cream was ice cream. It was all good. It didn't matter if it came out of a giant plastic tub, a cardboard block or a paper cup with a tiny wooden spoon that tasted like a tongue depressor.
Sadly, as adults we know better. We...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Christina Verrelli of Devon, Pa., won the $1 million Pillsbury Bake-Off on Tuesday with her Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream. Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream Prep Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:45 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Irish Cream Swirl Brownies....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Since the death of baker Amy Pressman last week at the too-young age of 53, we've received many requests for some of her recipes. Luckily, in addition to being pastry chef at Spago, Parkway Grill and Pasadena's Old Town Bakery,......
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:41 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today we tackle Thanksgiving dessert. And we...