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  • Recipe: Exquisite Salad

    Recipe: Exquisite Salad
      1 cup white and brown rice mix 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 3/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup cilantro leaves Salt White pepper 2 cups shredded cooked chicken, chilled 1/2 cup sliced green onions 1 cup diced tomato...
  • Recipe: Mushroom quenelles with spring vegetables

    Recipe: Mushroom quenelles with spring vegetables
      Mushroom quenelles with spring vegetables Total time: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 6 Mushroom duxelles: 1 pound button mushrooms, brushed free of any dirt or grit 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon minced shallot...
  • Market watch: Hard times for California asparagus

    Market watch: Hard times for California asparagus
    The long ranks of asparagus bunches standing at attention at the Zuckerman stalls at local farmers markets look much the same as in previous years, and the green, herbaceous spears are just as tender and delicious. But according to Roscoe Zuckerman, who...
  • Asparagus: How to choose and prepare

    Asparagus: How to choose and prepare
    Asparagus, once a reliable harbinger of spring, is pretty much a year-round presence at Southern California farmers markets these days thanks to a peculiarly mild microclimate outside of Lompoc. But we still only get fat, juicy jumbo asparagus for a...
  • Recipe: Steamed asparagus with brown butter sauce

    Recipe: Steamed asparagus with brown butter sauce
      Steamed asparagus with brown butter sauce Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 6 3 pounds asparagus, thickest you can find 6 tablespoons butter Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons minced chervil mixed with 1 tablespoon minced parsley, or 3 tablespoons...
  • Recipe: Poached eggs in white wine gelée

    Total time: About 2 hours, 15 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: 4 Note: From Donna Deane 4 eggs 1/4 cup fresh peas 1 teaspoon salt 1/4. cup fresh peas 1/4 cup sliced carrots, 1/8-inch thick 1/4 cup haricots verts, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 4...
  • 2007 Willi Schaefer Riesling Mosel Qualitätswein

    2007 Willi Schaefer Riesling Mosel Qualitätswein
    Classic Mosel Riesling from renowned German vintner Willi Schaefer. This, the most basic of his Rieslings, makes perfect summer drinking. The 2007 is scented with apricot and lime blossom. On the palate, it's soft, lush, flowery, the sweetness balanced by...
  • Rice's wild side

    Rice's wild side
    Real wild rice, the reedy lake and river grain beloved by the Ojibwa Indians, is a prehistoric pantry staple older than the country itself. Far more than its cultivated cousins, it expresses the flavor of the land that fosters it: vegetal and savory, with...
  • How to cook with farmers market produce

    How to cook with farmers market produce
    Go to a farmers market and your mind begins to race. Fava beans? What can I do with them? What about the asparagus? And look at those artichokes! Strawberries, mmmm. There are so many terrific ingredients just begging for you to buy them at this time of...
  • 2007 Mas Las Cabes Muscat Sec Vin de Pays des Côtes Catalanes

    2007 Mas Las Cabes Muscat Sec Vin de Pays des Côtes Catalanes
    In the Roussillon, Jean Gardiès is known for his intense and pure Syrah, Mourvedre and old-vines Grenache. But he also makes a lovely Muscat Sec, or dry muscat, which makes a terrific summer aperitif wine. Fragrant and sweet with the scents of white...
  • Recipe: Balsamic shrimp and asparagus salad

    Recipe: Balsamic shrimp and asparagus salad
    Active work time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 45 minutes Dressing 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/3 cup olive oil Salt, pepper 2 tablespoons minced parsley Combine the...