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  • Nancy Silverton and Carolynn Carreño's puff pastry tips

     Nancy Silverton and Carolynn Carreño's puff pastry tips
    There are lots of little tricks that will help you make a great rough puff pastry. Here are some of the most important ones: Use European-style butter (I use Plugrá), which has a lower water content. Make sure the butter is at the right consistency...
  • Critics Choice: Seriously good neighborhood bakery-cafes

    Critics Choice: Seriously good neighborhood bakery-cafes
    Having a good bakery-cafe in the neighborhood is a quality-of-life issue just as much as having a serious coffee shop or wine bar. Just as young chefs are moving into far-flung neighborhoods to open their own places, bakers who may have been caterers or...
  • Culinary SOS: Cornish scones from London's Savoy Hotel

    Culinary SOS: Cornish scones from London's Savoy Hotel
    Dear SOS: I just returned from a lovely stay at the Savoy Hotel in London. For tea, we had the most wonderful scones that I have ever had. Do you think the pastry chef would share the recipe? Suzanne Cole Los Angeles Dear Suzanne: These adorable...
  • Recipe: Basic scones

    Recipe: Basic scones
      Total time: 50 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 8 Note: If you'd like to add any flavorings to your scones, it's best to add the flavorings after cutting in the butter and before stirring in the liquid. 3 cups (12¾ ounces) flour 4 teaspoons...
  • Scones' wedge issue: Homemade beats pre-made

    Scones' wedge issue: Homemade beats pre-made
    Scones are one of the basic pleasures in life. Like biscuits with a touch of added sweetness, the best scones are delicate and light yet somehow wonderfully rich, each bite suggesting bits of butter that have all but disappeared, leaving behind tender,...
  • Culinary SOS: Perbacco's pine nut honey tart

    Culinary SOS: Perbacco's pine nut honey tart
    Dear SOS: My husband and I recently spent a weekend in San Francisco and had a superb dinner at Perbacco. Everything was wonderful, but our dessert was one of the most delicious I've ever tasted. If you could get the recipe for its pine nut and honey...
  • Culinary SOS: The Cravory's cinnamon roll cookies

    Culinary SOS: The Cravory's cinnamon roll cookies
    Dear SOS: The San Diego bakery the Cravory (formerly 410 Degrees) makes the most amazing cinnamon roll cookies. Any chance of getting the recipe? Many thanks! Brian Boroff San Francisco Dear Brian: These little creations, which look and taste like a...
  • Cookbook favorites

    Here are samples from three of my favorite books. From "Mediterranean Food" by Elizabeth David Ratatouille aux Oeufs 1 lb. potatoes, 3/4 lb. onions, 2 cloves of garlic, 3 small marrows (zucchini), 3 tomatoes, 3 green pimentos (sweet peppers), eggs,...
  • Critic's Choice: Sandwiches that are a slice above

    Critic's Choice: Sandwiches that are a slice above
    Who wants to eat lunch inside on these perfect early summer days? A salad is too messy to eat from your lap unless you carry a cleaning kit with you. But a sandwich? That's why it was invented. You could pack your own peanut butter and jelly, but if you...
  • Strawberry shortcake — go ahead, reward yourself

    Strawberry shortcake — go ahead, reward yourself
    I'm visiting with my mother, and she is trying to describe the dimensions of the strawberry patch they had back on the farm in Nebraska. Big enough that you could pick enough berries to make strawberry shortcake for 25. One of the hired hands just loved...
  • Recipe: Tangerine, butter lettuce and goat cheese salad

    Recipe: Tangerine, butter lettuce and goat cheese salad
      Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 1/3 cup hazelnuts 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar Salt 2 teaspoons minced shallots 3 tablespoons hazelnut oil 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 pound tangerines, peeled, broken into segments and stripped...