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  • Recipe: Onion and sage focaccia

    Recipe: Onion and sage focaccia

      Onion and sage focaccia Total time: 1½ hours, plus cooling time Serves: Makes 1 focaccia; each focaccia yields 8 slices Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of chef Nancy Silverton's recipes for the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, please share your photos of the finished dish so we can showcase...

  • Recipe: Olive and rosemary focaccia

    Recipe: Olive and rosemary focaccia

      Olive and rosemary focaccia Total time: 1½ hours, plus cooling time Serves: Makes 1 focaccia; each focaccia yields 8 slices. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of chef Nancy Silverton's recipes for the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, please share your photos of the finished dish so we can showcase...

  • Recipe: Roasted pepper and chile focaccia

    Recipe: Roasted pepper and chile focaccia

      Roasted pepper and chile focaccia Total time: 2 hours, 10 minutes, plus cooling time Serves: Makes 1 focaccia; each focaccia yields 8 slices. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of chef Nancy Silverton's recipes for the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, please share your photos of the finished dish...

  • Recipe: Nancy Silverton's basic focaccia

    Recipe: Nancy Silverton's basic focaccia

      Nancy's basic focaccia dough Total time: 3½ hours, plus 12 to 24 hours resting time for the sponge Servings: Makes 2 (10-inch) focaccia dough rounds Note: This recipe requires the use of a stand mixer, 2 (10- by 2-inch) round cake pans and a digital kitchen scale. Cake yeast is available at cooking...

  • Recipe: Spinach- and ricotta-stuffed challah

    Recipe: Spinach- and ricotta-stuffed challah

      Spinach- and ricotta-stuffed challah Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus rising time for the dough Servings: Makes 2 loaves, 8 to 10 slices each Spinach and ricotta filling Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know...

  • Culinary SOS: Sweetie Pies Bakery's orange breakfast scones

    Culinary SOS: Sweetie Pies Bakery's orange breakfast scones

    Flaky scones are great for breakfast or a snack.

  • Recipe: Caraway crosses

    Recipe: Caraway crosses

      Caraway crosses Total time: 50 minutes, plus rising times Servings: About 2 dozen rolls Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally in print. Upload pictures...

  • Recipe: Quick puff pastry

    Recipe: Quick puff pastry

      Quick puff pastry Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, please share it with us: Click here to upload pictures of the finished dish. Total time: 25 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: This makes 22½ ounces of dough (enough...

  • Recipe: Danish rye bread

    Recipe: Danish rye bread

      Danish rye bread Total time: 2 hours, plus overnight rising and cooling times Servings: 2 loaves (about 3 dozen slices) Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally...

  • Recipe: Grilled blue cheese and pear sandwich

    Recipe: Grilled blue cheese and pear sandwich

    Total time: About 25 minutes Servings: Makes 2 sandwiches Note: Raisin brioche is available from La Brea Bakery; you can substitute any good-quality raisin bread. Bleu des Basques cheese is available from Nicole's Gourmet Foods in South Pasadena, the Cheese Store of Silverlake and the Cheese Store...

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