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  • Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears

    Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears
    Asian pears, like many fruits, are available year-round from storage and imports. But they are really at their best during the heat of late summer and early fall, when their delicate flavor is freshest and a juicy, crunchy fruit straight from the...
  • The upside-down gets around

    The upside-down gets around
    The iconic upside-down cake of the American imagination is a golden sponge gilded with a slick of caramel, a corona of sweetened pineapple rings and incandescent maraschino cherries. Yet as sunshiny as it may seem, it hardly qualifies as a seasonal...
  • Market Watch: Winter shopping strategies at farmers markets

    Market Watch: Winter shopping strategies at farmers markets
    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...
  • Market Watch: Exotic, sweet and rare summer fruits

    Market Watch: Exotic, sweet and rare summer fruits
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proclaimed Aug. 7 to 13 to be National Farmers Market Week. In Southern California, unlike most of the rest of the country, we enjoy exciting offerings of local produce year-round. But even here, high summer gives us...
  • Recipe: Leek, apple and thyme soup

    Recipe: Leek, apple and thyme soup
      Leek, apple and thyme soup Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: Makes about 3 quarts soup, 10 to 12 servings 7 leeks, divided 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 to 3 large cloves...
  • Recipe: Apple pie

    Recipe: Apple pie
    Apple pie 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 1/4 teaspoon...
  • Thanksgiving on the go

    Thanksgiving on the go
    To go 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...
  • Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks

    Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks
    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...
  • Recipe: Long and slow apples

    Recipe: Long and slow apples
      Long and slow apples Total time: 30 minutes, plus 2 hours baking time and optional chilling time Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from Dorie Greenspan's "Around My French Table." -------------------- Show us your photos: If you try this recipe, we want...
  • Culinary SOS: Huckleberry's whole-wheat apple butter cake

    Culinary SOS: Huckleberry's whole-wheat apple butter cake
      Dear SOS: Help! The apple butter cake at Huckleberry is the most delicious thing I have ever eaten. I can't stop thinking about the taste. I would do anything for the recipe, including washing dishes there for the day. It's that good. Jefferson Davis...
  • Market Watch: Mud Creek Ranch's cornucopia of produce

    Market Watch: Mud Creek Ranch's cornucopia of produce
    Located in a narrow canyon four miles north of Santa Paula, Mud Creek Ranch combines a historic family homestead, a commercial organic citrus and avocado orchard and a mystery zone where the usual rules of farming do not apply. It is a one-family...