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  • Homemade Easter candy, an old-fashioned treat

    Homemade Easter candy, an old-fashioned treat
    Every spring as a kid, I reveled in the same Easter basket filled with store-bought candy that all of the other kids in the neighborhood tore into: plastic eggs stuffed with foil-wrapped, peanut butter-filled chocolates, marshmallows machine-molded into...
  • Recipe: Riva's carrot cake

    Recipe: Riva's carrot cake
    Dear SOS: I'm hoping you can help me get a recipe. We went to the new Santa Monica restaurant Riva last weekend. Dinner was great, but I was particularly impressed by the carrot cake. Normally, carrot cake is dense, but this cake was light but still had...
  • Recipe: Chicken strudel with fresh tomato compote

    Recipe: Chicken strudel with fresh tomato compote
      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. Olive oil 1 1/2 cups sliced brown mushrooms, such...
  • Recipe: Cream cheese frosting

    Recipe: Cream cheese frosting
    Total time: 15 minutes Servings: Makes about 6 cups, enough for 2 to 4 dozen cupcakes 1 pound cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 cups sifted powdered sugar...
  • DIY: Fancy cupcakes, yes -- fancy bakery, no

    DIY: Fancy cupcakes, yes  -- fancy bakery, no
    Let's face it, cupcakes are fun. Familiar, colorful and oh-so-cute, these whimsical little cakes are famous for full-on flavor and mile-high frosting. And don't forget the decorations. Best of all? They're small enough that you don't have to share. ----...
  • Old-fashioned cheesecake without all the trappings

    THE HAPPY childhood goes like this: My mother unwraps the silver boxes of cream cheese as if they are presents. She beats the soft cheese -- the crack of eggs, a dust-storm of sugar -- into pale snowbanks in the bowl while she lets me crush the graham...
  • Recipe: Red velvet insanity cupcakes

    Recipe: Red velvet insanity cupcakes
    Total time: 45 minutes, plus cooling time for the cupcakes Servings: Makes 12 cupcakes Note: Adapted from "Hungry Girl: 200 Under 200: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories" by Lisa Lillien. Lillien writes, "You'd have to be insane to not flip over these...
  • Recipe: Peanut Butter Cream Pie

      Active Work and Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes plus 3 hours chilling CRUST 1 1/2 cups Oreo cookie crumbs 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine the cookie crumbs and peanut butter and mix well. Shape the mixture...
  • Recipe: Basic savory pie dough No. 2 (cream cheese)

    Recipe: Basic savory pie dough No. 2  (cream cheese)
    Basic savory pie dough No. 2 (cream cheese) Total time: 15 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: Makes enough dough for 1 double-crust (9-inch) pie or 6 individual hand pies 1 (8-ounce) container cream cheese, at room temperature 1 cup (2...
  • The savory pie

    The savory pie
    Savory pies are the culinary equivalent of a down quilt: warm, cushy, uncomplicated -- and precisely what I want to tuck into once winter has settled in and I've found myself safely on the other side of the high-stakes holiday cooking gantlet. ¶ After...
  • Recipe: Vacuum Cleaner Cookies

    Recipe: Vacuum Cleaner Cookies
      1/2 cup margarine (not butter) melted 1 (18.25-ounce) box yellow cake mix 3 eggs 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (1-pound) box powdered sugar 1/2 cup flaked coconut 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans Combine margarine, cake mix and 1...