| Nov 25, 2010
We've all been there.
It's the classic postprandial Thanksgiving moment, practically hallowed by time and tradition: You have pushed away your plate. You're just past the point of contentment, and your stomach, stretched to its limit, has just begun to...
| Nov 23, 2010
Thelma Moore's sweet potato soufflé
Total time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: Shared by Thelma's daughter, Valerie. She uses drained canned sweet potatoes.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times...
| Jan 27, 2011
I admit it. I've had a lifelong love affair with French toast.
When I was a kid, there was a simple magic to it: The way the soaked bread would puff in the pan, the toast crisping to a rich, golden brown in the hot fat. Fresh out of the pan, the dish was...
| Dec 23, 2010
Total time: 5 minutes
Note: Adapted from Alex Straus, Hemingway's Bar. To make vanilla simple syrup, place 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water and 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, into a small pot; boil until the sugar is...
| Dec 9, 2010
Dr. George Washington Carver's sliced sweet potato pie
Total time: About 2 hours, plus chilling and cooling times
Servings: 8 to 12
Note: Adapted from "Southern Pies" by Nancie McDermott. She does not recommend a specific crust to go with this pie;...
| Nov 18, 2010
Total time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: From Sharon Rushing
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, we want photographic...
| May 6, 2010
Dear SOS: Will the Urban Tavern Restaurant in the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco share with you and all of us? We had "braised baby back ribs" served over a large-grain type of couscous. The ribs have interesting spices, like allspice, and were...
| Jan 19, 2012
Spiced apple cobbler crumble
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Note: Adapted from Susan Dumeyer and David Sundeen of Windrose Farm. Regarding the apples, Dumeyer recommends "Granny Smith or Sierra Beauty for their firm, tart flavor. Calville...
| Jan 12, 2012
Total time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from "Spork-Fed" by Jenny Engel and Heather Goldberg, who write: The traditional version of this dish is known for its creamy, rich texture and its impact on your hips. Our Alfredo gives you the...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Thin-crusted apple tart
Total time: 1½ hours, plus chilling time for the dough
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: Adapted from Michele Anna Jordan, A.P.P.L.E. (Apple Publicity Promotion Ladies Effort), published in "Sebastopol Gravenstein Apples: Sweet & Savory...
| Sep 22, 2011
Total time: About 3 hours
Servings: 4 to 6
1/4 cup unsweetened pomegranate molasses
1/4 cup honey
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon black pepper