| Dec 1, 2011
The menu at Kentro Greek Kitchen might as well be a manifesto. The downtown Fullerton restaurant is practically revolutionary, a stereotype-smashing example of what a Greek restaurant can and should be. Here there are no azure murals of the Aegean, no...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Even those of us who don't cook regularly tend to dust off those old favorite recipes for the holidays. Others look for something new and different to wow family and friends.
Not to panic. Our exercise du jour is to simplify the wow factor. Our recipe...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:02 AM
St. Patrick’s Day is this month, and what comes to mind when you think of this holiday? GREEN! So what better than to focus on green foods and their powerful health benefits.
Are you and your family eating enough greens? The USDA recommends...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
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Vegan Indian Cooking: Fifty Simple and Healthy Vegan Recipes
Mustard Greens with Spinach
10 Servings (1 cup each)
1 pound (454 gm) mustard...
| Oct 27, 2011
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes plus about 2 hours baking time for the beans
Note: This can also be made without the duck breast by increasing the garlic sausage to 3/4 pound or more.
1/4 pound fresh garlic sausage, crumbled...
| Jan 19, 2012
Roasted acorn squash and apple salad
Total time: 1 hour
Note: Adapted from Susan Dumeyer and David Sundeen of Windrose Farm. They use white acorn squash; you can substitute regular acorn or even delicata squash. Arugula can be substituted...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that we've had a real taste of winter, and found out we're rather wimpy after all, we can give ourselves over to indoor entertaining with the cold months in mind. Our menus du jour will undoubtedly reflect our goal of fixing tummy warming treats for...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Well, if that don't beat all! Durn the luck, but my brain cavity couldn't see the trees for the forest. I guess I should have remembered the advice from the Song of the Lazy Farmer, who used to espouse sitting back and relaxing and letting life's...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Two chefs will enter. One will leave crowned Top Chef Masters and win $100K for their charity.
Our finalists? New York's Kerry Heffernan, playing for City Harvest, and San Francisco's Chris Costantino, playing for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Both...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Could it possibly get any easier than sandwiches? Probably not. Simple, fast and easy to consume, sandwiches are tailor-made for dinner after a long day.
This panini inspiration comes courtesy of chef and cookbook writer Deborah Madison and her husband,...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 10:06 PM
“But they’re weeds.”
My much better half is not, shall we say, “adventurous” when it comes to greens: A “real” salad is built around a wedge of iceberg or chopped romaine. Stewed collards are fine for New Year&...