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  • Hot Knives' new cookbook among those on cutting edge of L.A. wave

    Hot Knives' new cookbook among those on cutting edge of L.A. wave
    It's not often that you see a picture of an author swigging from a flask in a cookbook, but that's exactly what Evan George, one-half of the L.A.-based food blogging duo known as Hot Knives, is doing on the back cover of the pair's new vegetarian...
  • For Purim, honor Queen Esther by going vegan

    For Purim, honor Queen Esther by going vegan
    You may know that Queen Esther is the heroine of the joyful holiday of Purim, which begins Wednesday evening. She was the beautiful Jewish woman selected by the King of Persia to be his wife. After she became queen, she begged the king to save her...
  • 50 places to eat for $5 or less

    50 places to eat for $5 or less
    Dining out for $5 or less may seem like a fantasy, but Southern California has much to offer for those on a tight budget. For affordable Vietnamese fare, for example, venture to Garden Grove or Westminster. Or look to food trucks for unique, inexpensive...
  • Culinary SOS: Tender Greens' happy vegan salad

     Culinary SOS: Tender Greens' happy vegan salad
    Dear SOS: I am eagerly and desperately looking to replicate the most delicious, amazing salad I have ever had. My fiancé and I are regulars at the Tender Greens in Culver City, and we finally tried its best dish on meatless Monday: the happy vegan. It...
  • Queen of the Purim carnival? Why, Middle Eastern food, of course

    Queen of the Purim carnival? Why, Middle Eastern food, of course
    The joyous festival of Purim, which begins Saturday night, commemorates the deliverance of the Jews of ancient Persia from danger. So why not celebrate with a menu that honors that? Persian cooking has much in common with other Middle Eastern cuisines,...
  • Chefs who make house calls

    Chefs who make house calls
    On the counter in Jill Donenfeld's Malibu kitchen, just across Pacific Coast Highway from David Geffen's sprawling compound: leafy cilantro; wild arugula; portobello, shiitake and cremini mushrooms; a deep purple eggplant; silken organic tofu; gourmet...
  • Culinary SOS: Bewley's Tuscan bean and tomato soup

    Culinary SOS: Bewley's Tuscan bean and tomato soup
      Dear SOS: Earlier this year my wife and I had the best Tuscan tomato soup at Bewley's on Grafton Street in Dublin, Ireland. It was thick, well-seasoned and simply delicious. We both loved it, and we have tried without success to duplicate it. Do you...
  • California Cook: Seasonal fruit desserts that are ripe for creativity

    California Cook: Seasonal fruit desserts that are ripe for creativity
    Deborah Madison has a new cookbook out called "Seasonal Fruit Desserts," and I think it might be her best one yet. Of course, I think everything she does is terrific, but then I'm prejudiced. We've been friends for 25 years. It all started at a late-...
  • The Find: Valley India Cafe

    The Find: Valley India Cafe
    A rainbow of neon colors flooding through the plate glass window of Valley India Cafe radiates from a sign on the Bollywood DVD rental shop across the parking lot. The San Fernando Valley's mini Little India also boasts a spice market around the corner,...
  • Recipe: Carrot cake

    Recipe: Carrot cake
      Carrot cake Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling and chilling times Servings: 9 to 12 Note: Adapted from a recipe by pastry chef Kimberly Valdez of SW Steakhouse at Wynn in Las Vegas. This recipe requires the use of a scale. Glucose can generally be...
  • The artisan: Bread baker Mark Stambler

    The artisan: Bread baker Mark Stambler
    As Mark Stambler struggles to open a flour-dusted folding table in his Los Feliz home kitchen, it's pretty clear those charming but space-hungry mint green country cupboards were not the brainchild of this efficiency-driven bread baker. "My wife did all...