| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Love the bright flavor and subtle sweet perfume of fresh melon? Well, they're in season and there are so many ways to use them. Whether you're looking for a light dinner or a colorful summer side, may we suggest some ideas:
Take everything you love...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:41 PM
It's hard to find a packaged food at the grocery store that doesn't have a million ingredients in it. And most of them seem to be unpronounceable. But what about the ingredients we do recognize on labels? The ones we think we know just because we see them...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:55 PM
As supermarkets try to figure out how to cut down on waste and experiment with alternative forms of energy, Kroger Co. says it's doing both simultaneously by turning landfill-bound organic matter into electricity that powers its stores, The Times'...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Cheesy Garlic Bread potato chips beat out Sriracha and Chicken and Waffles varieties to become Lay's next chip flavor.
A chip contest from Frito-Lay that drew 3.8 million submissions resulted in the three new flavors.
Karen Weber-Mendham of Land O'...
| May 11, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Storefront Deli, a narrow neighborhood shop in Los Feliz that served pastries, thick sandwiches, bagels and a BLT "that could change your life," is closed, confirms co-owner Chris Phelps.
The deli was opened last year by Phelps and partner Zak Walters,...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Brewers have long used anything and everything they can as a source of fermentable sugars in their mix of brewing grains -- called the "grist", but malted barley is by far the favored grain. Barley is full of the enzymes needed to properly convert the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sometimes nothing beats summer's heat better than a bowl of chilled soup. Gazpacho is classic, but why not try building soups around other refreshing ingredients, like grapes, cucumber and melon? Check out these ideas from our Test Kitchen:
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Could it possibly get any better than grilled cheese? I don't think so. And while it's hard to beat the perfection that is ooey-gooey melted cheese between two crisp pieces of bread, we do have some ideas to help you take it to the next level. Ideas...
| May 29, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Cocktail Crafting: Looking to create cocktails like your local mixologist? The Institute of Domestic Technology has recently added another date for its class on bitters, liqueurs and cocktail basics (the class on June 7 is sold out). The workshop on...
| Jun 1, 2013
Savory cocktail lovers have reason to rejoice, thanks to an incredibly potent drink called Bread Service, created by Nate Howell for the Mediterranean-inspired Cusp Dining & Drinks in La Jolla. The cocktail's driving force is a house-made salt-and-...
| Jun 1, 2013
When the first AOC opened a decade ago, nobody quite knew what to make of the place, a wine bar near the original Farmers Market that seemed to specialize in cured meats, salads and lots of tiny dishes that reflected the flavors of coastal Italy and...