| 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...
| 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...
| May 19, 2011
Swiss chard with golden raisins and lemon bread crumbs
Total time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 as main course, 6 as side dish
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we...
| 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,...
| Jun 2, 2008
| 6:32 PM
Grilled spot prawns with garbanzo beans, tomatoes and arugula
Total time: 15 minutes
Note: Find live spot prawns at Pearson's Port in Newport Harbor, Los Angeles Fish Co., Fish King in Glendale, Santa Monica Seafood, selected 99 Ranch...
| Dec 24, 2008
Countdown to a Christmas brunch
THE DAY BEFORE
To start: Rub the turkey with the olive oil marinade and set aside for 1 hour; make the blini batter, cover and set aside to rise in a warm place; make the tapenade and cover; roast the red pepper and...
| Dec 31, 2008
| 9:02 AM
BLACKEYE BEAN SALAD
2 cups hot cooked rice
1 2/3 cups drained, cooked or canned blackeye beans
Red Pepper Dressing (recipe below)
8 ounces sliced hot cooked sausage or cubed ham
1 cup thinly julienne sliced carrots
1/2 cup minced celery
| Jul 25, 2007
It takes a blessedly brief two minutes to realize that the sommelier -- one of several -- at B&B Ristorante, Mario Batali's new restaurant in Las Vegas, knows his stuff. Our first order of business as we settle in at the restaurant in the Venetian...
| Jan 23, 2009
| 4:04 PM
Who better to ask how to throw an Oscar party than Wolfgang Puck, probably the worlds most famous chef and the ultimate authority on Oscar entertaining. Youll find Wolf right smack in the middle of the intersection of food, fame and awards shows. And...
| Aug 6, 2008
Total time: 25 minutes, plus cooling time
Servings: Makes about 1 pound, or 2 cups flaked
1 pound fresh tuna (albacore or yellowfin), cut 1 to 2 inches thick
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons sliced garlic...