| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Total time: 40 minutes plus chilling time
Note: This recipe works beautifully with Satsumas.
VIDEO: Click here to see Times Food editor Russ Parsons making this recipe.
1/4 cup sugar
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies 4 dozen (1 3/4-inch) cookies Non stick cooking spray 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar Crisco Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening, cut into slices or 1 cup Crisco Butter Flavor All-Vegetable...
| Apr 6, 2013
Dear SOS: I was wondering if you would be able to get the recipe for the irresistible brown butter cookie at the newly opened and darling Bittersweet Treats on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. This cookie is chewy, dense and delicious, and I would very...
| Mar 19, 2013
Q: Can you please tell me the difference between powdered vanilla and liquid vanilla. Is one stronger? Can you only use the powdered for cooking? I ruined a "no cook" icing recipe using the powdered form and have been afraid to use it ever since. Also are...
| Mar 27, 2013
Easter baskets in this country burst at the seams with toothachingly sweet treats (we're looking at you, neon-colored marshmallow Peeps). But why not break from tradition and fill your holiday table with some Italian baked goods this Easter? They're sweet...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Some people climb mountains. Others explore uncharted wilderness. Beau Chevassus aimed to order the most expensive drink Starbucks could concoct.
The Washington state man brought his own 52-ounce coffee mug to the coffee chain. There, he proceeded to...
| Feb 9, 2013
Total time: 1½ hours, plus chilling and cooling times
Note: Based on a dish at Knead Patisserie in San Francisco. Using a scale for measurements is recommended.
2 cups plus 3½ tablespoons (17.7 ounces, or...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:17 PM
I wanted to give readers a recipe that would be nice finish to any meal. This lemonade cake was something I ran across more than 10 years ago, which I've adapted.
You can add an additional egg white and cut back on eggs to two, it also really makes a...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Have you ever wondered what would happen if Goldilocks jumped down Alice's rabbit hole? Well it might look a little something like my quest for amazing homemade churros. It took some experimenting, you see. The first round of churros? Good but not great....
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:54 PM
All that dashing and dancing in the kitchen adds up to a lot of time around the holidays. Anything you can do ahead is bound to help.
That may be enough motivation to make cookie doughs in advance and stash them in the refrigerator, ready to bake....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:49 AM
The restaurant: Valentino, 1145 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-523-5767, ValentinosCucinaItaliana.com
Holiday memory: "My mother is from Bogota, Colombia and my father is Cuban. My mother and grandmother did all the cooking. I never went...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Years ago, I made an oatmeal cake that was moist, dense and delicious with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting slathered over the top. When out-of-town friends visited recently, I went to my recipe file and found the newspaper clipping that insprired...