| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Anytime I visited mom, she would have either a chocolate cream or banana cream pie ready for her baby girl. Mom's gone now, but I still have a a hand-written copy of her recipe - and many loving memories.
9" baked pie shell
| Feb 11, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Bill Penzey, founder of Penzeys Spices, offers a banana cake with chocolate frosting that his grandmother used to make. April birthdays always seemed to included this cake in his memories. For more about Bill's company and recipes visit Penzeys online...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 7:09 AM
Savvy Shopper Facebook chatter recently centered on one of mom's patented phrases, 'You have to spend a dollar to save a dollar.'
Mom's adage means a lot at the family dinner table. An inexpensive cut of meat can be transformed into a delectable dish...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Gram's Banana Cake Bill Penzey: 'This is a most awesome cake, you should give it a try'
Every year when those April birthdays rolled around, Gram would make our special requestbanana cake with chocolate frosting. This cake is just the best, and it is...
| Jun 23, 2011
Dear SOS: I just got home from our neighborhood restaurant, Cayenne Cafe, on Beverly Boulevard. We go there a lot, as it is close by, the food is always good and the staff is very friendly. We never usually get dessert. However, it was our friend's...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:04 AM
Edible Cookie Bowls
To make a cookie bowl:
Mix ingredients following recipe directions. On a generously-floured surface, roll out dough to thickness specified in recipe. Using a knife, cut circles in dough to size specified in recipe. Spray...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 12:36 PM
- 1 ½ cup grated potato
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 cup cooled mashed potato
- 1 large egg
- 1 tbl skimmed milk
- ¼ cup olive oil
- Salt & pepper to taste
Place grated potato, all-purpose...
| Aug 4, 2011
Dear SOS: I have had this wonderful bread pudding at Pete's Cafe & Bar on 4th and Main in downtown L.A. Could you please get me the recipe?
Dear Kim: Sometimes nothing beats a warm serving of bread pudding for dessert …...
| Aug 10, 2011
Healthy Swaps Southern Style Peach-Almond Cobbler
(*see dietary notes)
Recipe by: Chef Kelly Yorke
August is high season for Colorado peaches. So enjoy them at their peak by making this Southern Living Easy Peach Cobbler recipe which has been revised...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Blue Plate Catering
1061 W Van Buren
Spiced Pumpkin Jack-O-Lantern Cake Pops
Yield: Approximately 3 dozen cake pops (or 4 dozen mini cupcakes)
What you will need:
Any size cake pan or baking sheet
electric mixer or...
| 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)....