| Dec 11, 2009
| 2:24 PM
It wasn't so long ago that beets came in one color -- red -- and the most familiar way of serving them was so pickled they tasted mostly like vinegar. You can find lots of colors of beets at the farmers markets these days and, even better, their flavors...
| Jan 28, 2009
One of the best dinners that you can make with the vegetables you probably already have on hand doesn't even require a pot of boiling water. Just a pot of simmering water.
It's rustic, beautiful vegetable soup, and if you think that means a pull-out-...
| Nov 1, 2007
| 4:22 PM
COULD it be a conspiracy?
Who (or what) is preventing Angelenos from being allowed to enjoy the lunch that better suits us than anything in the world?
That lunch would be a salade composee. Think of it: a beautiful main course salad composed of...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 9:32 PM
When Greg Nauta of Rocky Canyon Farm kills a cow, he gets two tri-tips. Thatâs doesnât put him in a good position to sell to customers looking for tri-tip in quantity, so he needs people willing to cook all the......
| Dec 27, 2009
| 4:32 PM
What's hitting its peak in December? Beets. Select beets that are heavy for their size and show no surface nicks or cuts. If they're sold with their tops on, the greens are always a good indicator of freshness as they......
| Oct 8, 2009
| 4:32 PM
We bet you'll also fall in love with this antipasti dish of marinated beets with horseradish, served at Pizzeria Mozza. Lucky for us, we got the recipe: It's our vegan offering for the day. -- Rene Lynch RELATED: More L.A.......
| Apr 27, 2008
Spring may already have spread its wings in L.A., but in Seattle, the sun bursts through the platinum clouds only occasionally. That's fine with me, because I'm not here to bask in the sunshine; I'm here to eat. And in Seattle, it's serious...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 11:44 AM
Katherine Ryder learned an important lesson on her 55th birthday: Don't poke holes in potatoes before boiling them.
"With mashed potatoes, I never could really quite get it, and I never really understood why," the Las Vegas woman explains of her habit of...
| Sep 13, 2009
'Shadow and substance'
What's the first thing you think about when you hear the words "The Twilight Zone"?
Is it a man in a black suit with a cigarette? Or that cool, lawyerly voice: "Submitted, for your perusal: a Kanamit. Height: a little over 9 feet....
| Jan 31, 2010
Until recently, the closest thing I'd come to a cooking class was watching the demo station at Trader Joe's. After seeing "Julie & Julia," I felt inspired to get in touch with my inner Julia Child. But who has the time and money to fly to Paris and...
| Sep 22, 2004
California cuisine, we have been told time and again, is based on the close relationship between chef and farmer. So have you ever wondered why all of these restaurants seem to be in San Francisco or Los Angeles, hundreds of miles from the nearest...