| Feb 24, 2010
| 8:41 AM
Hearty bean and kale soup, served with Parmesan-sesame and poppy seed crisps
Active Work Time: 40 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 3 hours 30 minutes plus 8 hours soaking * Vegetarian
1/2 pound dried Great Northern beans
| Mar 25, 2010
Quinoa-stuffed bell peppers
Total time: 2 1/2 to 3 hours
8 bell peppers (yellow, red, orange and green)
1 cup quinoa
3 3/4 cups water, divided
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2007
Roasted duck pot pie
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,...
| Oct 4, 2006
| 9:44 PM
Fall usually doesn't arrive for gardeners until the middle of October at the earliest. And most residents can remember plenty of toasty Halloweens, thanks to hot Santa Ana winds.
From mid-October to the end of January is our big planting...
| Nov 28, 2007
Parsnips: Why is it that people go crazy for carrots but ignore parsnips? They're among the sweetest of the root vegetables, particularly after they've gone through the first frost. With the first deep chill, enzymes in the root begin converting...
| Mar 12, 2008
Dario Cecchini, the Tuscan meat-cutter who may just be the most famous butcher in the world, came to Los Angeles this year to visit friends. What does a meat man do on vacation? Cook meat, of course. While the story was focused around his phenomenal...
| Mar 26, 2008
Total time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: Lacinato kale, also called cavalo nero or black kale, is available from Whole Foods and some farmers markets; cranberry beans (also called borlotti beans) are widely available.
1/4 cup olive oil plus 2 1/2...
| Mar 26, 2008
BENEATH a thatch of wilted dandelion greens, the Christmas lima beans spill out, earthy and enticing, their pretty speckled markings still faintly visible after a few hours in the pot. This is the brilliant architecture of a taco so tasty that it might...
| Aug 15, 2007
Hugo Liu says he hates recipes; the whole concept seems hopelessly antiquated to a guy who starts cooking by sniffing spices and thinking. Yet he has invented a revolutionary way of developing them.
He has no formal background in food or drink, only a...
| 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...