| Jun 24, 2010
There are 230 varieties of peaches grown in California, freestone and clingstone, heirloom and newly developed, flavorful and bland, but when you go to the grocery store and even many farmers markets, they're usually sold just as "peaches."
| Feb 3, 2010
| 8:52 AM
Active Work Time: 45 minutes
Total Preparation Time: 1 hour 50 minutes plus 30 minutes chilling
Note: You can make the apple filling earlier in the day and roll out the pastry and bake the tart in the evening if you wish. Serve this with plain...
| Feb 5, 2010
| 10:07 AM
Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus cooling time
Servings: 14 pancakes
1/2 cup creme fraiche
1 tablespoon freshly grated horseradish
1 small yellow onion, peeled, quartered and sliced very thinly
1 1/4 cups apple cider, divided
1/4 cup apple cider...
| Oct 29, 2010
Among the Halloween treats available at farmers market this weekend, alongside pumpkins, apples, and persimmons, there's one, Autumn Lady peaches from Tenerelli Orchards, that might seem incongruous. Could these fruits really be fresh, or any good?...
| Dec 9, 2010
Long and slow apples
Total time: 30 minutes, plus 2 hours baking time and optional chilling time
Note: Adapted from Dorie Greenspan's "Around My French Table."
Show us your photos: If you try this recipe, we want...
| Jun 26, 2011
For the junk food junkie, a road trip can be a dream journey. Between the fast food outlets and the glop at gas station minimarts, travelers may find themselves on a never-ending sugar/trans-fat wallow.
But on a monthlong road trip from Los Angeles to...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 6:00 PM
Ammo: "Hyper-seasonal" menu includes wild mushrooms and heirloom turkeys from Diestel ranch. Dishes are ordered a la carte. Orders must be placed by phone or e-mail by noon on Nov. 22, ready for pickup on Nov. 24 between 2 and 6 p.m. Prices range...
| Dec 9, 2010
Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
| Dec 16, 2010
The holidays had an accent at our house. My mother, an inspired cook, filtered American tradition through her French sensibility. It's there in the photos of our first few years in the States — a crisp-skinned goose on the Thanksgiving table, and at...
| Dec 16, 2010
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes plus chilling time
Servings: 8 to 10
Prepared pie crust
3 to 4 pounds of apples, peeled, cored and sliced into large chunks, eighths or tenths.
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
| Dec 31, 2010
Frequent heavy rains and holiday closures on weekends have made recent weeks challenging for farmers market growers and shoppers. California's dominance in fruit and vegetable production stems largely from the rarity of rain during the peak summer...