| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
A doorknob is seen turning, the door opens slightly, and a figure in black leather -- including gloves -- enters the apartment we have come to know as Will Travers' Manhattan studio. As the camera follows the figure slowly walking......
| Jun 27, 2010
"Everybody knows Kent," Charles Dickens wrote in "The Pickwick Papers," "apples, cherries, hops and women."
Almost 175 years after publication of "Papers," Kent, just 50 miles south of London, is still known as the garden of England and the larder of...
| Aug 7, 2010
Ten women gathered around a few tables and at a sink one recent Friday afternoon to make soup, rice with vegetables and barbecued fish for a community potluck dinner.
That ordinary act — making a meal, repeated monthly — represents a profound...
| May 1, 2011
The Chicken Chronicles
(The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95)
You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
| Jan 31, 2007
Total time: About 5 1/2 hours, including roasting and baking time
Note: From test kitchen director Donna Deane. Duck fat (if you would rather buy it than render it from the duck) is available at Bristol Farms stores, Surfas in Culver City...
| Apr 22, 2009
Now sprouting up across the city
New on the macrobiotic scene are the following cafes and restaurants that have opened in the last year, including recently opened outposts of M Café de Chaya. They practically double the number of macrobiotic...
| Apr 22, 2009
For two weeks straight, the hot topic around the communal table at Seed Kitchen in Venice has been the transition from winter to spring.
"It's a really, really big shift. Energy is just shooting up from the ground," says Jessica Porter, author and...
| Jul 19, 2007
| 2:47 PM
2007-07-19 13:02:20.0 Administrator2: Hi and welcome to the chat! Feel free to submit your questions for Russ Parsons!
2007-07-19 13:03:00.0 Peaches: I can't cook
2007-07-19 13:03:02.0 Peaches: I need something quick and easy to fix for a late supper...
| Jan 28, 2009
Dear SOS: Last winter, my sweetheart and I went to AOC early in the evening on a gloomy, chilly day. We polished off our feast, and although everything was delicious, the cavolo nero was so melt-in-your-mouth tender and elegantly simple that I swear I can...
| Oct 14, 2009
Anna Thomas, a few canvas bags hanging on one arm, wanders the rows of the Ventura farmers market just eight hours before her guests are to sit around the table in the soaring great room of her home in Ojai. She chooses yellow onions and prune plums,...
| Oct 14, 2009
Kale salad with cranberries and walnuts
Total time: About 30 minutes
Servings: Serves 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from "Love Soup" by Anna Thomas. Dinosaur kale is also known as black, Tuscan or lacinato kale.
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 pound (1 large...