| Nov 25, 2009
Total time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 as a main course, 4 as a side
Note: This dressing is tart sweet, making the salad a nice start to a post-Thanksgiving meal. And it has less oil than you might be accustomed to. The recipe assumes a mix of diced...
| Mar 17, 2009
Progressive, eclectic Main Street in Santa Monica is notable for its green businesses. With organic cafes and boutiques catering to environmentally conscious living, this shopping street just steps from the Pacific is a great place to go green. But on St....
| Oct 6, 2005
ONCE A YEAR THERE IS AN opportunity to plant almost anything — with success nearly guaranteed. In much of the country this occurs in spring. Here it happens about mid-October because nourishing rains come in fall, winter and early spring.
| Aug 25, 2004
Green beans that grow a yard long and also come in purple; melons that look like spiny cucumbers and when ripe turn bright orange, with huge pomegranate-red seeds; squash that can be eaten like zucchini when it's young or used as a bath sponge later ...
| Jun 11, 2003
Total time: 30 minutes
Note: From Joe Gott of Taylor's Refresher. The pickled ginger and powdered wasabi are available at Asian markets and in the Asian food sections of well-stocked groceries.
Ginger wasabi mayonnaise
| Dec 12, 2001
Sure, a blue box from Tiffany takes your breath away. And a convertible parked in the driveway with a bow on it is, well, hard to top.
But sometimes a holiday gift with a handmade quality can mean just as much--or at least convince your friends that,...
| Jul 22, 2003
| 11:24 AM
Total time: 40 minutes
Note: From the Lobster's Allyson Thurber
1 pound cooked lobster meat cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup peeled, seeded and...
| Sep 1, 2004
One of the little ironies of what lies ahead this weekend is that labor is the last thing anyone wants to think about, especially in the kitchen. What started as a commemoration of the working life is now all about sloth in the name of a send-off for...
| Oct 27, 2004
The hot plate is grimy. Someone swiped your hard-boiled eggs from the mini-fridge. You love Outkast, but you can't go to sleep to it. It's time to move out of the dorm.
Oh, brave young homesteader. You are not a newlywed, and no one has yet showered...
| Feb 8, 2006
You think you know vegetable soup? Shakespeare's Cleopatra with her "infinite variety" had nothing on vegetable soup. It can be thick and chunky, light and delicate, rich and smoky or bright and tangy. Vegetable soup can be a meal in itself or an...
| Dec 8, 2004
EVERY year the chocolate show comes to New York, and every year I dutifully trudge off to see it. It's a classic case of hope triumphing over experience — chocolate is always just chocolate.
This year, a miracle happened. Someone brought soup. And...