| May 19, 2011
At the Lazy Ox Canteen on the edge of Little Tokyo, the happy clamor of downtown denizens tucking into chef Josef Centeno's Ox burgers, crispy pig's ears and brick-roasted mussels leaks out the door into the street. But Lazy Ox is no longer the only...
| Jun 24, 2009
Total time: 1 hour and 20 minutes, plus cooling time for the mushrooms
Servings: 7 to 8
Note: Adapted from Shaun Murphy's "Derailment Special." Served on the private rail car the Scottish Thistle.
1 1/2 cups sliced brown mushrooms, such...
| Nov 20, 2008
| 6:26 AM
Active Work Time: 45 minutes
Total Preparation Time: 2 hours 50 minutes
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg plus 1 yolk
2 1/4 cups flour
Nonstick vegetable spray
1. Beat butter, sugar and salt in bowl until smooth...
| Mar 5, 2008
Dear SOS: Whenever I get out to L.A., I have to stop at Auntie Em's Kitchen in Eagle Rock for a cupcake fix -- specifically, for a coconut cupcake with coconut cream cheese frosting. It's a miracle of a baked good. Do you think you could get the recipe...
| May 27, 2009
Sometimes when I'm in the kitchen making fresh cheese, I imagine what it must have been like for the primitive nomads who first discovered that the fresh, sweet liquid they had so laboriously milked from their precious flocks quickly soured in the...
| Dec 3, 2008
Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes plus rising time
Note: Grade B maple syrup is recommended for this recipe; the syrup is less filtered so it has more pronounced flavor. The coffeecake can be made through Step 10 the night before serving;...
| Aug 13, 2008
Dear SOS: Is it possible to find the recipe for Clementine's banana cake with frosting?
It is moist but not too dense. It almost tastes like banana bread with frosting, but every time I try it that way it comes out like a brick with mortar. Thanks.
| Aug 19, 2008
| 2:22 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Note: From Donna Deane. Hungarian peppers are available at select farmers markets, select Gelson's and Bristol Farms markets and at Otto's Hungarian Import Store in Burbank. Riso pasta is available at well-...
| Aug 20, 2008
Gordon Ramsay. Britain's celebrated tow-headed chef offers a proper hotel breakfast in the posh new London Hotel. The Japanese bento box includes grilled salmon and whitefish, green tea noodles and buckwheat soba, a dipping sauce, beautiful rice and...
| Aug 20, 2008
WHEN Campanile stopped serving daily breakfast a decade ago, the regulars (but obviously not enough of them) who'd made a cappuccino and pastry or poached eggs and ham at the restaurant part of their morning routine were devastated. They had become...
| Sep 30, 2008
A SEAFOOD PARADISE IN SAN DIEGO
You want great produce, you go where the farmers are. You want great seafood, you go to to the San Diego waterfront, a few hundred yards from the sport-fishing fleet, a few blocks from the yacht brokers of Shelter Island....