| Sep 19, 2007
Although Jonathan Waxman has spent the last 30 years cooking up an impressive résumé -- cutting his teeth at Chez Panisse with Alice Waters, helming Michael's in Santa Monica during its heyday, mentoring a young Bobby Flay -- he had not, until now,...
| May 20, 2009
What's your favorite food at the farmers market? Apples or oranges? Strawberries or zucchini? How about ribs? In fact, it's quite possible that two of the best barbecue restaurants in Southern California can be found only at farmers markets.
| Feb 5, 2010
| 10:07 AM
Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus cooling time
Servings: 14 pancakes
1/2 cup creme fraiche
1 tablespoon freshly grated horseradish
1 small yellow onion, peeled, quartered and sliced very thinly
1 1/4 cups apple cider, divided
1/4 cup apple cider...
| Dec 27, 2006
EVERY year, we publish close to 400 recipes, and some just cry out to be on our annual Top 10 list. It tugs at your heart to hear them: "Pick me! Oh, pick me!"
This year we loved simple, rustic dishes that had been given a glamorous makeover with the...
| Mar 18, 2010
Behold the majesty of banh it kep banh ram, one of the most dementedly wonderful versions of the one-thing-stuffed-inside-another-thing idea on this green earth. Deviously enough, banh it kep banh ram takes the concept a step further — stuffing...
| Apr 22, 2009
"I've seen a chef at Mr. Chow make these," said my friend the Beverly Hills gourmand, as we hovered over bowls of la mian, the hand-pulled noodles at Kam Hong Garden in Monterey Park.
The noodles' squiggly, uneven texture cradles little rivulets of meaty...
| Feb 7, 2007
Total time: About 1 hour
Servings: Makes 20 to 24 galettes
Note: Buckwheat flour is available in the baking section of well-stocked supermarkets. Be sure to store it in the refrigerator.
1 cup buckwheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
| May 27, 2009
Priyani Oriental Cafe is tucked into the tiny back corner of a parking lot, wedged between an Indian/Pakistani supermarket and a fence. It's actually a chunk of the supermarket, walled off into a separate space, and lovingly made as cozy as possible....
| Dec 30, 2009
Golden and shimmery, the fragile crackly exterior of a Costa Rican corn pancake gives way to a moist, dense center. Alongside the Frisbee-size disk comes a small bowl of natilla, a buttery cultured cream that's as heavy and rich as cheesecake. The...
| Jul 12, 2007
| 2:21 PM
2007-07-12 13:00:47.0 Administrator2: Hello! Welcome to the chat with our Food writer Russ Parsons. Russ is here to answer your questions about cooking so dish 'em up!
2007-07-12 13:00:51.0 Rinchen: What are the most under appreciated fruits and veggies?...
| Mar 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Let's talk for a moment about what not to put into the recycling bin (or the garbage can, for that matter). Batteries. Fluorescent light bulbs. Pesticides. A burned out computer. A broken printer. Cans of paint. An old TV. Motor oil. Microwaves. That...