| Jun 17, 2009
Total time: 2 hours
Note: Make the barbecue sauce at least 1 day in advance to allow the flavors to develop. This makes about 6 cups sauce, more than is required for this recipe. The sauce will keep for up to 1 week, refrigerated....
| Jun 17, 2009
If you love outdoor cooking, there's nothing like taming a tough cut of meat through the mastery of a low and slow fire, or deftly handling a lean cut quickly over a hot grill. But often it's that signature touch -- a thoughtfully honed sauce -- that...
| Jun 24, 2009
Many shoppers at the Hollywood and Santa Monica farmers markets well remember Circle C Ranch for the outlandishly long lines that formed to buy its Persian mulberries. Others fondly recall the connoisseur-quality fruit -- jammy Adriatic figs, super-...
| Jul 22, 2009
The Lockes have tilled the rich soil along the Mokelumne River since 1850. Now Chris Locke, 57, looks forward to passing down his orchards of 40,000 walnut trees to his four sons.
But the threat of global warming has him worried. "I talk to my boys about...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 12:26 PM
Note: Most of us don't love fruitcake. Most of us, in fact, groaned at the thought of tasting one. But this one was different. We tasted it, tasted it again--and then again. Hey, we said to one another, that was really pretty good. Actually, it was...
| Jan 4, 2010
| 8:13 PM
Total time: 1 hour
1 ( 1/4-ounce) packet active dry yeast
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/3 cup warm water
2 cups flour, plus more for rolling
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into tablespoon-sized...
| Mar 31, 2009
| 6:27 PM
Cherries are one of those foods that inspire a feeding frenzy on first sightings. When you spot the first cherries in the market, it's almost an automatic reaction that you're going to buy a whole bag and wolf them down. Often, though, you're better off...
| Oct 25, 2006
IT was bound to happen sooner or later; I suppose the only wonder is that it took so long. After dinner a couple of weeks ago, a friend asked me for a cup of coffee. And that's when I realized I had no earthly idea how to make one.
I'm 51 years old and...
| Aug 17, 2009
If you want to live longer -- avoid heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer -- then pick and choose your foods with care to quiet down parts of your immune system.
That's the principle promoted by the founders and followers of anti-inflammatory...
| May 12, 2004
Life is, as they say, a bowl of cherries.
That's the optimist's view, of course, the idea being that there's nothing better, nothing more appealing, nothing, well, happier than a generous -- and in the most optimistic view, bottomless -- bowl of big,...
| 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,...