| Jul 18, 2007
Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus chilling time for the polenta
Note: From Vincenti Ristorante. This recipe makes 1 1/2 cups dressing, more than is needed for the four salads. The extra dressing will keep in the refrigerator, tightly...
| Jun 27, 2007
Summer's officially here ... so where are all the fat, juicy, tasty tomatoes? It's not quite tomato season yet, but chefs are already jonesing for those great seasonal varietals and multihued, big-character heirlooms. All those visions of plump, ripe,...
| 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!
| 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'...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2007
Although Jonathan Waxman has spent the last 30 years cooking up an impressive résumé -- cutting his teeth at Chez Panisse with Alice Waters, helming Michael's in Santa Monica during its heyday, mentoring a young Bobby Flay -- he had not, until now,...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2007
| 12:53 PM
Total time: 1 1/2 hours
Servings: 8 as a first course
Note: Adapted from "A Great American Cook" by Jonathan Waxman. Mushrooms such as chanterelles, morels and shiitakes are available at Whole Foods stores, well-stocked supermarkets and farmers markets....
| 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...
| 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...