| Sep 2, 2010
It may be 7,536 miles away from her own kitchen in Tel Aviv, but I can just see my 95-year-old mother jotting down suggestions for what she thinks my sister in Los Angeles should serve on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that starts at sundown Wednesday....
| Jan 12, 2012
Dear SOS: My family and I just got back from a trip to Traverse City, Mich., where I had the absolute best veggie burger I've ever had. Is there any way you could coax North Peak Brewery Co. to give up its recipe for its Black Bean and Portobello Mushroom...
| Nov 25, 2010
Fresh herb salad with seeds
Total time: 25 minutes
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
1 1/2 cups Italian parsley leaves
1 cup cilantro leaves
3/4 cup basil leaves, preferably purple basil, torn into pieces
4 cups chilled baby salad leaves
| Mar 23, 2012
| 2:25 PM
We all understand what a modernist restaurant is in 2012, from the reverse encapsulations, to the liquid nitrogen, to the skinless chicken breasts as soft as butter. We have been well-versed in the future, even if most of us have never tasted that kind of...
| Feb 2, 2012
I'm writing this column having just spent an hour with our local fruit gleaner picking tangelos from my tree. We must have pulled at least 40 pounds. Earlier in the day, I'd picked an additional three dozen pieces of fruit for recipe testing. And the...
| Feb 2, 2012
Total time: 20 minutes, plus chilling time
Note: Adapted from Deborah Madison's "Seasonal Fruit Desserts." This is especially good when topped with a little whipped cream flavored with Grand Marnier or Cognac.
1 tablespoon finely grated...
| Feb 23, 2012
Pastry obsessives might have an affinity for layer cakes, fruit tarts or croissants, and may even know where to score kouign amann (the caramelized Breton pastry). Filipino silvanas and Danishes by way of Taiwan are probably a taller order. How about warm...
| Sep 23, 2010
Total time: 40 minutes plus cooling time and about 1 1/2 hours freezing time
Servings: 8 (Makes about 1 quart gelato)
2 cups plus 2 tablespoons milk
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons skim milk powder
| Aug 19, 2010
Dark chocolate, date and sesame pops
Total time: About 20 minutes, plus freezing time
Servings: Makes about 6 to 8 popsicles, depending on the size of the mold
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from...
| Sep 2, 2010
Pears in pomegranate wine with honey and lemon thyme
Total time: 45 minutes, plus steeping time for the honey and cooling time for the pears
Note: The honey should be steeped with the thyme 1 to 3 days in advance. This can be stored...
| Aug 5, 2010
Total time: About 1 hour
Servings: Makes a generous 9 cups
Note: Adapted from Kevin West.
3 pounds small zucchini
1 pound white onions
1 pound red and yellow bell peppers
3 tablespoons kosher salt
3 cups cider vinegar