| Jul 11, 2007
IT can't be an accident that this summer's hit movie features a dish from Provence. No other region of the world has so many potential sequels so suited to the season — after ratatouille, they could start with aioli or bouillabaisse and keep going...
| Aug 1, 2007
PAUL BOCUSE, where were you when I needed you?
In 1982, the year "Bocuse in Your Kitchen" was first published, I was working my way through Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Of course that's a great way to learn, but "Bocuse in Your...
| Oct 1, 2008
Total time: 1 hour, 25 minutes plus one hour chilling time for the crepe batter
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: This is my standard crepe recipe, adapted from the one in Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Maitake mushrooms, also known as hen of...
| Feb 12, 2008
| 12:35 PM
February 13, 2008
Tasting trips to Vienna, Tokyo and London. Late-night chats over homemade sourdough doughnuts and coffee ice cream with Julia Child. Red carpet snapshots with Hollywood stars toting a perfectly coiffed edible Oscar in one hand, a real...
| Nov 12, 2008
He loved butter and practical jokes, had an insatiable appetite and was inclined to start his mornings by shaving outdoors with two magnums of Champagne on ice by his side. At one point, nearly half of the Michelin three-star chefs in France had trained...
| Jan 9, 2008
DEEP-frying is the bacon of cooking techniques: It makes everything taste better. Do it with beignets, though, and you get the irresistible results in a more lyrical package. The word is almost as satisfying to say as the real thing is to eat. Beignets...
| Oct 22, 2008
On a warm Indian summer night in Sherman Oaks, my friends and I occupy a corner table framed by fashionably rusty metal trellises on the sidewalk terrace in front of Max. Outside, couples stroll by, some walking the dog, others, friends out for dinner...
| Sep 28, 2008
Robert Steinberg, a physician who helped revolutionize America's appreciation of fine chocolate after launching a Bay Area company that produces some of the best chocolate in the country, has died. He was 61.
Steinberg, who had lymphatic cancer, died...
| Oct 11, 2007
| 5:49 PM
2007-10-11 13:10:18.0 Russ Parsons: Hey everyone, what's cooking?
2007-10-11 13:10:25.0 Ed Sails: Hi Russ. I wanted to thank you for your suggestion a few weeks ago about the marinated lamb in yogurt with onions that you suggested for my party. It was...
| Feb 19, 2010
Mary Susan Herczog, who reacted to being diagnosed with breast cancer at 33 by documenting her subsequent journey with astonishing clarity and humor in The Times and on her website, has died. She was 45.
Herczog, who also wrote travel books, died Tuesday...
| Sep 1, 2009
Sheila Lukins, an influential cookbook author whose "The Silver Palate" demystified and helped popularize gourmet cooking in America's home kitchens, has died. She was 66.
Lukins, who also operated a pioneering gourmet takeout shop, died Sunday at her...