| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:49 PM
During the first two days of my one-month local-food challenge, I ate almost solely fruits and vegetables. At Tuesday’s dinner of sautéed local kale and a salad of local beets, local goat cheese, and local lettuce, a hungry family member commented...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Looking for meatless options for the dinner table? Want something on the lighter side but still satisfying? We're here to help! Check out some of these ideas:
For a rich and flavorful -- and completely vegetarian -- dinner idea, look no further than...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wondering what to do with your summer produce? This week, Food editor Russ Parsons shares 4 ways to cook 5 different types of summer produce, including tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, zucchini and corn. Corn salad? Check. Eggplant appetizer? Check....
| May 24, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Kebabs are a weave of function and flavor. The concept is simple, but the execution takes some know-how to get dinner on the table.
Protein that stacks up
Uniformly cut cubes or meatballs shaped in similar sizes will ensure even cooking. Beef, chicken...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Soup. It's the perfect one-dish meal. A little of this, a little of that -- before you know it, dinner is served. It's simple. But perhaps the best thing? Soup always seems to taste best the next day, after the flavors have really had a chance to marry....
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Active work time: 15 minutes
Total preparation time: 4 hours
1 (15-to 20-pound) turkey
Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing, cooled
1/4 cup oil
1 cup apricot preserves
Freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Clean the...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
This delicious guacamole recipe replaces half the amount of high-calorie avocado in a traditional guacamole recipe with a stealth low-calorie vegetable -- zucchini -- to cut 100 calories and 6 grams of fat so we can eat more guacamole with fewer calories....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Charred Corn Tacos With Radish Zucchini Slaw combines the crunch of grilled corn with herbs and spring radishes. The dish is topped off with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and creamy cheese. Locally fresh sweet corn is available from Long & Scott Farms,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Zucchini and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch. We like serving it over a bed of slightly bitter escarole and radicchio, but any type of salad greens will work.
Chicken and White Bean Salad
Makes 4 servings, about 2 cups each....
| Apr 13, 2013
If you are the kind of diner who gets hung up on first impressions, M.A.K.E., Matthew Kenney's raw-vegan restaurant in Santa Monica Place, may not be for you. It is not just on the dining deck but actually in the mall's food court, so to get to it you...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:55 PM
The seed catalogs arrived last month. The daffodils are blooming and there are tiny pomegranates on the pomegranate tree.
It must be time to plant the garden.
Last month, I was eager to get started. This week, I'm not so sure, but the time has come....