| Feb 10, 2011
My paternal bloodline brims with soup: barley stews studded with black mushrooms and opaque as porridge; the thin tomato broth of our Polish Christmas Eve vigil, swimming with dumplings no bigger than a bird's eye; and the plain, milky, peasant...
| Apr 22, 2009
David Kim insists it tastes like his mom's. He says despite machines that rumble as they chop and wash and mix and label, his factory-produced kimchi can compete with what appeared on the table after his mother spent hours laboring over wilted cabbage and...
| Nov 26, 2008
Even if you're the kind of person who types out production schedules for holiday meals -- the days laid out according to brining times and baking itineraries -- and especially if you aren't, the day before Thanksgiving can bring on a sudden crisis of...
| Nov 25, 2008
| 12:39 PM
Total time: 1 1/2 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: For the best flavor, use tart apples such as Gala, Winesap or Arkansas Black. This recipe can be prepared several days in advance and kept tightly covered in the refrigerator.
2 tablespoons unsalted...
| Feb 6, 2009
| 3:42 PM
Bok choy has made it into the American produce mainstream, but there are other Asian greens and Chinese cabbages that are worth exploring. Two of the most interesting are the vegetables called choy sum and Shanghai, or baby bok choy. These are both...
| Feb 18, 2009
A long, manically cheerful mural on one of the walls at Salvadoran restaurant La Pupusa Loca re-imagines Los Angeles as a mostly empty, grass-filled valley, with nothing but one church, one school and one lone strip mall, housing La Pupusa Loca.
| Nov 12, 2009
| 4:32 AM
If you're looking for side dishes for Thanksgiving, how about braised red cabbage with apples and toasted hazelnuts? For the best flavor, use tart apples such as Gala, Winesap or Arkansas Black. One big advantage to this recipe: It can......
| Dec 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The Santa Clarita farmers market offers experienced management, a good mix of quality local growers, and plenty of parking. It took some time after its establishment in 1993 to catch on, but the numbers of shoppers and vendors have steadily......
| Sep 3, 2008
| 5:07 PM
At first glance, the two homes have nothing in common. One's an urban update of a rustic log cabin. The other, a 1920s Mediterranean casa. What links them is their imaginative drought-resistant gardens -- drastic departures from the lush carpets of...
| Oct 1, 2008
Total time: 30 minutes
Note: Moroccan olives are available at Whole Foods and specialty markets. To make creamy horseradish, combine one-half cup sour cream with 1 tablespoon straight horseradish and season with one-eighth teaspoon salt....
| Oct 9, 2009
| 4:32 PM
I chose this recipe for three-cabbage coleslaw as today's Vegan Month of Food offering because it is so easy to make. (And, just between us, I chose it because it has just 90 calories per serving. I know! I can't......