| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:30 AM
First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it.
But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
| Jun 30, 2012
"Few people share my obsession with food like my friend Karen. Over the years we've tackled vats of melted chocolate (not very appetizing when dripping down your hands and elbows) to make Valentine's Day truffles and handmade ice cream sandwiches like the...
| Jun 30, 2012
Dear SOS: I recently moved from San Luis Obispo to Denver. I miss the berry bars at House of Bread in San Luis; they were my favorite breakfast after a run or before class, and they were even my last meal before commencing the 18-hour drive from SLO to...
| Jul 27, 2012
Of the dozen tomato varieties displayed at Vang Thao's stand last Saturday, one, with purplish black skin over a flaming orange ground color, stood out spectacularly. It's a new variety, Indigo Rose, pigmented by anthocyanins, the same compounds...
| Dec 1, 2012
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Jessica Koslow makes jams, marmalades, chutneys and fruit...
| Dec 8, 2012
I'm always receiving emails or texts from friends needing to know (right away!) where to go for breakfast in this or that neighborhood. The first meal of the day is ideal for catching up with friends or meeting up with a colleague or out-of-town visitor....
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Tamasin Day-Lewis -- English chef, food writer and sister of "There Will Be Blood" star Daniel Day-Lewis -- and the publishing house of Hemmerle have collaborated to conceive "Delicious Jewels," a book that simultaneously explores the tastes, textures,...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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| Mar 2, 2011
Homemade pop tarts
Total time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 pop tarts
Note: The pie dough also makes enough dough for 1 double-crust or 2 single-crust pies.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:33 PM
There's something inherently fun about upside-down cakes. Cover the bottom of a pan with sliced fruit, top with cake batter, bake, then invert before serving. We featured a story on upside-down cakes late last summer that moved beyond the traditional...
| Dec 16, 2010
Submitted by Jacqueline Shubitowski of Sherman Oaks
"My mother-in-law, Ruth Shubitowski, makes wonderful baked goods, but her Christmas cookies are the best.... Banbury tarts are included in the Christmas package year after year, and...