| Jan 21, 2009
Whether I'm running late on a weeknight or we're suddenly entertaining last-minute company, there's one dinner solution I can always trust in a pinch: salad. It's my favorite "go-to" when I'm running low on energy or time. Elemental yet sophisticated, a...
| Jan 28, 2009
Total time: About 1 hour
Note: This makes more "pistou" than you will need for the soup. You can use the extra to top grilled chicken or mix it into salads or steamed vegetables.
Servings: 4 to 6
1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
| Jul 6, 2008
Chilled Tomato Soup With Bacon Croutons
2 1/2 tablespoons best-quality olive oil, divided
1 small onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
Large pinch red chili flakes
Pinch fennel seeds
Leaves from 1 small bunch (about 3/4 ounce) basil...
| Jun 30, 2008
| 11:49 AM
Heirloom tomato salad with homemade ricotta, hand-torn croutons and basil
Tangy-sweet tomatoes that are hitting their peak -- paired with creamy ricotta -- make this an ideal summer salad. Created by sous-chefs Noah Rosen and Salvador Garcia of...
| Jan 16, 2008
Total time: 2 hours, 25 minutes
Note: Piment d'espelette, ground Basque chile, can be found at Surfas in Culver City, Nicole's Gourmet in Pasadena and Market Gourmet in Venice.
2 cloves garlic, 1 crushed and 1 minced, divided
1/4 cup olive...
| Feb 27, 2008
AT Canele in Atwater Village, chef Corina Weibel serves a perfectly-seared snapper fillet perched atop a striking, delicious pile of vegetables and house-made croutons -- a bread salad of sorts. It recently caught the attention of staff writer Amy...
| Mar 18, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Butterscotch budino with caramel sauce
Total time: About 45 minutes
Note: From Nancy Silverton and pastry chef Dahlia Narvaez of Pizzeria Mozza.
3 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons dark brown...
| Sep 9, 2009
Summer always comes late to Southern California, but that seemed to be particularly true this year, as the cloudy gray days of June gloom stretched well into August for many areas. There was a good side, to be sure, but what we gained by not having to...
| Aug 12, 2009
What can I say? The kind of weather we've been having the last few weeks cries out for rosé, well chilled and lots of it. Though I will always love Domaine Tempier's Bandol rosé, I just can't justify buying it anymore at close to $40 a bottle. But here'...
| Jul 29, 2009
Dear SOS: My husband and I recently went to Lake Arrowhead resort and had a great Caesar salad at Bin 189. My husband loves Caesar salads and will always order it when we eat out. . . . If you could get it that would be great. Thanks!
| Oct 27, 1999
Total Time: 50 minutes
Note: This is a vegetarian recipe.
2 tablespoons butter
1 small onion, chopped
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
3 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
2 slices white or wheat...