Food

The main course

  • Recipe: Pomegranate braised lamb

    Recipe: Pomegranate braised lamb

    Total time: 2 hours, 35 minutes Servings: 6 to 8 Note: Adapted from a recipe by Todd Aarons. Have your butcher either net the roast or tie it to keep it together. Kosher vegetable broth is available at kosher markets, Whole Foods stores and the ethnic foods section of select supermarkets. The roast...

  • Recipe: Slow-cooked pork with fresh herb tomatillo sauce

    Total time: 2 hours, 40 minutes Servings: 6 Note: From test kitchen director Donna Deane. 2 pounds boneless pork butt 2 to 3 slivered garlic cloves, plus 1 minced garlic clove, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons oil 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 small serrano chile, seeded...

  • Recipe: Pasta with goat cheese, radicchio, kale and pine nuts

    Recipe: Pasta with goat cheese, radicchio, kale and pine nuts

    Total time: About 1 hour Servings: 4 Note: You will need a 13-inch-wide roll of white parchment paper. (White is less brittle than unbleached brown parchment and cooks up to a lovely color.) Squid ink pasta (pictured) can be found at select Italian groceries, such as Bay Cities in Santa Monica....

  • Recipe: Angel hair pasta with fresh shiso-herb mix

    Recipe: Angel hair pasta with fresh shiso-herb mix

    Total time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Note: From Donna Deane. Serve this pasta with grilled fillet of salmon or other fish. 4 ounces angel hair pasta 1 tablespoon best-quality olive oil 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup loosely packed torn shiso leaves 1/3 cup snipped...

  • Recipe: Italian tuna and shiso sandwich

    Recipe: Italian tuna and shiso sandwich

    Total time: 15 minutes Servings: 4 Note: Recipe by Fred Seidman. Italian tuna can be found at Italian markets, Bristol Farms, Whole Foods, Gelson's and Surfas. 1 (7-ounce) jar Italian tuna, drained 1/4 cup good-quality mayonnaise, plus 4 teaspoons, divided 1 teaspoon capers in salt Squeeze of fresh...

  • Recipe: Bistecca fiorentina (Tuscan steak)

    Recipe: Bistecca fiorentina (Tuscan steak)

      Recipe: Bistecca fiorentina (Tuscan steak) Total time: 35 minutes, plus 5 to 6 hours for the steak to reach room temperature Servings: 3 to 4 Note: Allow the steak to sit out in a cool place, loosely covered, for 5 to 6 hours to come to room temperature. You can order this especially thick cut...

  • Recipe: Citrus mesquite spareribs

    Recipe: Citrus mesquite spareribs

    Total time: About 3 hours 15 minutes, plus marinating time Servings: 6 Note: From test kitchen manager Noelle Carter. Mesquite flour can be found online at www.casadefruta.com, www.desertusa.com and www.amazon.com, as well as at select health-food stores. 1 rack spareribs 1 1/2 tablespoons salt,...

  • Recipe: Le Pain Quotidien's quiche Lorraine

    Recipe: Le Pain Quotidien's quiche Lorraine

    Dear SOS: The quiche from Le Pain Quotidien with ham and leeks is the very best. Do you have the recipe? Thora Barker Scottsdale, Ariz. Dear Thora: Le Pain Quotidien's quiche combines generous amounts of sautéed leeks and onions, diced ham and grated Swiss cheese suspended in a fluffy egg filling...

  • Recipe: Hungarian tomato and pepper stew

    Recipe: Hungarian tomato and pepper stew

    Total time: 50 minutes Servings: 4 Note: From Donna Deane. Hungarian peppers are available at select farmers markets, supermarkets and at Otto's Hungarian Import Store in Burbank. Hungarian bacon (kolozsvári) is available at select Jons Marketplace stores, Otto's Hungarian Import and Alpine Village...

  • Recipe: Sausage, radicchio and burrata pizza

    Recipe: Sausage, radicchio and burrata pizza

    Total time: 35 minutes Servings: 6 Note: Burrata is available at Bristol Farms and Whole Foods stores, Bay Cities Italian Deli in Santa Monica and Joan's on Third in Los Angeles. 1/3 pound mild Italian sausage 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 2 heads of Treviso radicchio...

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