| May 28, 2012
| 8:41 AM
120 North Hale Street
Downtown Wheaton Association's 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off
Saturday, November 5th
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Butternut Squash Ravioli
1-2 Tbs milk
4 cups bread flour...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:56 AM
While Pawnee and Scranton deal with the impending apocalypse, the study group at Greendale deals with their daddy issues and Whitney and friends try to mend a severed bromance.
"Community": Pierce’s latest entrepreneurial endeavor is “Pride...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 9:02 AM
After months of preliminary work, the scientists at the University of Chicago's new Metallurgical Laboratory were ready to run their first experiment. The experiment did not involve metallurgy.
In fact, there were no metallurgists in the Metallurgical...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 8:18 AM
Making anything wrapped, stuffed or rolled in pasta used to be a real chore. You had to make a dough, knead it, roll it out just-so, cut it cleanly into rounds or squares and then assemble, assemble, assemble. Often, it was an all-day, extended-family...
| Jul 8, 2010
It's farmers market day in Santa Monica and I have tempura on my mind.
The Japanese farmer carries most of my staples — shishito peppers, burdock, kabocha squash and daikon radish, which I like to grate and put in the dipping sauce; it's like a...
| Apr 25, 2007
It's after 9 on a weekday night, a time when most restaurants are winding it up, yet at Bloom Cafe in Los Angeles, the beat goes on. One couple has just devoured a large Comté cheese and potato pizza (their favorite, and mine too) and are exchanging names...
| Feb 14, 2007
Take an old Rat Pack haunt with a semi-illustrious past and a dwindling clientele, add a dedicated, hard-working chef in search of a restaurant, and shake. What do you get? A 43-year-old Italian restaurant with the chance of a new lease on life.
| Jan 31, 2007
Pizzeria Mozza isn't just a restaurant. It's an action film, a master class in the art of making pizza, a trip through Italy's wine regions and a magnet for a diverse crowd of hungry diners only Los Angeles could muster. It's the toughest reservation in...
| Nov 6, 2008
| 5:32 PM
Peppery roasted squash
Total time: 35 minutes
Note: From Regina Schrambling
1 dense-fleshed winter squash, about 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 pounds, such as buttercup, kabocha or Hokkaido
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon Aleppo...
| Nov 12, 2007
| 4:13 PM
Total time: 3 hours, 40 minutes, plus overnight chilling
Note: From Christian Shaffer. You will need a 9-inch glass loaf pan.
1/2 small kabocha squash (about 3 cups cubed)
1 tablespoon butter
2 1/2 cups sugar, divided
| Jun 23, 2008
Susan Phillips' 4-year-old son Alex eats vegetables every day -- he just doesn't know it. Phillips purées his servings of green beans, spinach, sweet potatoes and squash and hides them in a peanut butter and brown sugar-sweetened porridge that she makes...