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  • Suddenly, the bees are simply vanishing

    The dead bees under Dennis vanEngelsdorp's microscope were like none he had ever seen. He had expected to see mites or amoebas, perennial pests of bees. Instead, he found internal organs swollen with debris and strangely blackened. The bees' intestinal...
  • Traxx: It's got a cosmopolitan outlook

    ON a summer night, regulars at Traxx in Union Station know to ask for a table in the beautiful garden patio out back where tables are set under towering old jacarandas. With lanterns hanging from the trees in the broad grassy courtyard, and the landmark...
  • Celebrating fall

    Celebrating fall
    This story first appeared in October, 2003. We tend to talk about seasons as if the year were a house with four separate rooms. You walk through a connecting door and slam it shut behind you. The reality is subtler, closer to a meandering hallway with no...
  • Gingerbread macarons

    Total time: 2 hours, 50 minutes (includes resting time before baking) plus cooling time for compote Servings: About 5 dozen cookies Note: From executive pastry chef Sherry Yard of Spago, with Sixto Pocasangre. Save extra compote for another use....
  • Recipe: Passover coffeecake with Central European charoset

    Recipe: Passover coffeecake with Central European <i>charoset</i>
    Active work time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons safflower or peanut oil 1/3 cup ground walnuts 5 eggs 1 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/4 cups matzo cake meal 1 teaspoon coarse salt Juice...
  • Recipe: Apple and Calvados crepes

      Total time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Note: Calvados, French apple brandy, is available at many liquor stores and wine shops. 1/2 cup whipping cream 1/2 tablespoon powdered sugar Pinch of cinnamon 4 tablespoons butter 3 Fuji apples, peeled, cored...
  • Recipe: Root vegetable shepherd's pie

    Recipe: Root vegetable shepherd's pie
    Dear SOS: I recently dined at Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen in Santa Monica. I had the root vegetable shepherd's pie with butternut squash purée main course. It was wonderful. Jacqueline Shubitowski Sherman Oaks Dear Jacqueline: This is just...
  • Chat with California Cook columnist Russ Parsons

    2007-08-09 13:02:22.0 Russ Parsons: Hi everybody! What's new? What are you seeing at Farmers Markets? Cooked anything good lately? 2007-08-09 13:02:37.0 william kraal: do you have a easy recipe for leek soup please?? 2007-08-09 13:04:09.0 Russ Parsons:...
  • The Review: Westside Tavern at Westside Pavilion is an unexpected delight

    The Review: Westside Tavern at Westside Pavilion is an unexpected delight
    I can tell you my friends weren't all that excited when I told them where we were headed for dinner: the Westside Pavilion. Granted, dining in a shopping mall doesn't quite have the allure of Providence or the Bazaar by José Andres. But then again, I told...
  • Restaurant Review: ParkAve in Stanton

    Restaurant Review: ParkAve in Stanton
    Before it was Beach Boulevard, the Orange County road that leads straight to Huntington Beach was known as Highway 39. That was back when Clifford Ronnenberg's parents owned a dairy and roadside diner, which is now the site of the citified ParkAve...
  • A splash of seasoning can be better than a shake

    A splash of seasoning can be better than a shake
    When most cooks read "season to taste," they automatically reach for the salt shaker. That's not a bad start: A judicious sprinkling with salt will awaken many a dull dish. But if you stop there, many times you'll be missing a key ingredient. Because just...