| Dec 5, 2007
YOU hear Eric Greenspan before you see him, whether he's running the floor at his year-old Melrose Avenue restaurant, the Foundry, or now, cooking for Hanukkah with his mother at her place on a tree-lined street in Woodland Hills.
Mother and son are in...
| Jul 9, 2008
Save money -- eat out.
It might sound counterintuitive, and it flies in the face of advice tossed out by penny-pinching "experts" -- but they don't know what we know: where to find the best dining deals in town.
Who says it's cheaper to eat in? We...
| Jan 24, 2007
Total time: About 2 hours
2 tablespoons butter
1 onion, coarsely chopped
2 carrots, coarsely chopped
2 parsnips, coarsely chopped
1 rutabaga, coarsely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 big sprigs fresh thyme
1 bay leaf...
| Mar 13, 2009
| 11:57 AM
Active Work Time: 20 minutes
Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1 cup thinly sliced cabbage
2 cups mashed potatoes, room temperature
1 cup chopped corned beef
12 chives, chopped fine
2 tablespoons flour, plus extra for...
| Jan 27, 2010
Tokyo-style beef sukiyaki
Total time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Broiled tofu and itokonnyaku noodles are available at Japanese markets. Sliced rib-eye is generally available at Japanese and Korean markets; you could also ask your butcher...
| Sep 13, 2006
WHETHER it's saving $200 on the price of an airline ticket to the Mayan Riviera or snagging a pair of Christian Louboutin sandals priced to move on the last day of the Barneys Warehouse sale, there's something about finding a great deal that's supremely...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 10:48 AM
These potatoes have all the ingredients of the well-known Irish dish champ--potatoes with cabbage added for hearty flavor. They can be made a day ahead and refrigerated, tightly covered.
I like twice-baked potatoes to be mounded high with swirls, so I...
| Feb 11, 2010
Beijing-style pork and cabbage dumpling filling
Total time: 20 minutes
Servings: Makes enough filling for 3 dozen dumplings, about 6 servings
Note: You can find ground pork with a higher fat content at many Asian markets, or ask your butcher to...
| Feb 25, 2010
Total time: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Note: Adapted from Gary Menes, chef-partner of Marché L.A. Menes says you can also make this in a slow cooker. Serve the nigala atop a bowl of steamed white rice.
5 pounds of bone-in beef short...
| Nov 12, 2007
| 2:01 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 55 minutes
Note: From Michel Richard
1 to 3 heads Savoy cabbage (enough for 12 large leaves)
1 tablespoon hazelnut oil (or olive oil)
2 pounds mixed mushrooms (button, shiitake and portabello), finely chopped
| Jan 24, 2007
AND now we enter the soup season. In the face of such recent challenges as being buffeted by freezing temperatures, battling the flu or simply recovering from the lingering effects of holiday overeating, there is nothing quite so restorative as a bowl...