| Feb 17, 2011
Total time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and...
| Aug 18, 2011
Dear SOS: On a trip to Zion National Park, we had the most delicious meatloaf at Wildcat Willies in Springdale, Utah. Please ask the chef to share the recipe. I'd love to try it.
Dear Suzy: This is one heckuva meatloaf! The...
| Feb 3, 2011
In late 2008, Roy Choi and his buddy and partner Mark Manguera dreamed up the Kogi Korean BBQ truck and harnessed Twitter to send out a block-by-block account of the truck's whereabouts. Kogi's short-rib tacos and kimchi quesadillas went viral, the truck'...
| Feb 10, 2011
Roasted cranberry borscht
Total time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 to 12
Note: Garnish the soup with sour cream stirred with a little prepared horseradish (adjust the amount of horseradish to taste).
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you...
| Apr 21, 2012
"Grammel schmalz," says our waiter, setting down a small bowl of pristine whipped white pork fat sprinkled with bits of pork crackling. I lift up the napkin wrapped around the bread and pull out a glossy brown braided pretzel. Breaking off a piece, I...
| Sep 15, 2011
Dear SOS: Recently, my husband, some friends and I were at Cafe del Rey in Marina del Rey for the restaurant's 20th anniversary party. Besides the delicious food, they served an amazing white sangria made with fresh peaches. Everyone enjoyed it so much,...
| Oct 6, 2011
At L'Epicerie Market in Culver City, the escargots arrive in a small heap on the plate, not served in the usual shells but napped in a silky white wine sauce with ribbons of ham and velvety leaves of sautéed spinach. The dish is escargots in the style...
| Oct 13, 2011
Tuscan chicken stew
Total time: About 1 hour
Note: Adapted from Food Network Kitchens' "How to Boil Water."
4 cloves garlic
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini or Great Northern beans
8 bone-in skinless chicken thighs (about 3 pounds)...
| Mar 30, 2012
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A rainy day's bollito misto...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Patti e-mailed me recently looking for the recipe for Dominick's Italian wedding soup from our Culinary SOS archive: "The Times published a recipe ... about 3 or 4 years ago. ... I really hope u can get me a copy.......
| Jun 5, 2011
Remember when it seemed preposterous that a French three-star chef would sign on for a restaurant in Las Vegas? And it turned out that not one but four highly decorated French chefs eventually launched Vegas outposts?
Even in these rocky economic times,...