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  • Kitchen gadget: Nut mill

     
    NutmillcarloschavezHere's a a classic that will take you back. You might remember chopping nuts for baking using a hand-cranked nut mill (which in the '70s was probably avocado green)....
  • Test Kitchen tips: Camp-style Dutch oven

     
    It's the stuff of campfires: a sturdy cast-iron pot on three stubby legs with a flat, preferably flanged, lid. The camp-style Dutch oven has gone through few modifications since its introduction centuries ago....
  • Dinner tonight! Croque-madame

     
    La Dijonaise's take on this classic French comfort food sandwiches rich béchamel sauce and ham between two slices of pullman bread, then tops it with cheese, which is melted to gooey perfection. Top the sandwich with a fried egg (this is what...
  • Test Kitchen video tips: Homemade hazelnut and almond pastes

     
    A mixture of ground nuts -- such as hazelnut and almonds-- sugar and liquid (egg whites and perhaps a liqueur), nut pastes are frequently added to baked cakes, tarts and pastries for added richness and flavor....
  • Book review: 'At Home on the Range' by Margaret Yardley Potter

     
    Potter's more well-known descendant, writer Elizabeth Gilbert ("Eat Pray Love" and "Committed"), reintroduces her great-grandmother to readers in a forward to this new release....
  • Have a doughnut, or two, and celebrate National Donut Day

     
    Have a donut, or two, and celebrate National Donut Day...
  • Indonesia: Maluku Islands offer an underwater wonderland

    Indonesia: Maluku Islands offer an underwater wonderland
    MALUKU ISLANDS, Indonesia — Perched on the edge of a skiff, I felt a trickle of sweat inch down my cheek. A heavy scuba tank pulled at my back as I adjusted my mask, feeling claustrophobic in all this gear and anxious about making this dive. How...
  • Recipe: Granny's sugar cookies

    Recipe: Granny's sugar cookies
    "When we traveled to visit my grandparents, we were 99% guaranteed that we would go home with a couple of coffee cans full of her baked delights. The challenge was waiting until we left to see and taste what she created. When my family was ready to leave,...
  • Recipe: Brandied applesauce

    Recipe: Brandied applesauce
    Brandied applesauce Total time: 40 minutes, plus cooling and chilling time Servings: Makes about 5 cups 4 pounds Granny Smith apples, or other cooking apples 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup apple cider 1/3 cup brandy, preferably applejack 2...
  • Recipe: Classic French toast

    Recipe: Classic French toast
      Classic French toast Total time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 -------------------- Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, please share it with us: Click here to upload pictures of...
  • Recipe: Leek, apple and thyme soup

    Recipe: Leek, apple and thyme soup
      Leek, apple and thyme soup Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: Makes about 3 quarts soup, 10 to 12 servings 7 leeks, divided 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 to 3 large cloves...