| Jan 9, 2008
Total time: About 50 minutes
Note: This dish can be made ahead for up to a week. Red pepper powder and dried fernbrake, also known as kosari in Korean, are available at Korean markets.
1/4 pound dried fernbrake
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce...
| Jan 9, 2008
Total time: 1 hour, 25 minutes
Note: Kochujang, or Korean red-pepper paste, and thinly sliced beef can be found at Korean markets.
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar,...
| Jan 10, 2008
| 4:18 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Note: Mixed leafy greens can include mustard, kale, collard, beet and turnip as well as chard.
Spicy lemon-cumin oil
1/2cup olive oil
Zest of 1 lemon
3/4teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2teaspoon crushed red...
| Jan 23, 2008
"EXPECT the expected" is usually the best slogan when you're invited for brunch, but what a new friend had waiting on his kitchen counter a few Saturdays ago was not just a fresh idea. It could be the greatest thing since sliced pizza.
My host, a...
| Jan 30, 2008
IT'S the hot new Italian in town. Restaurant, that is. And in L.A., that usually means a formal attitude and northern Italian cuisine. But Terroni is a raucous, high-spirited place, and the kitchen is turning out southern Italian food heavy on the garlic,...
| Mar 11, 2010
How many high-end restaurants can Vegas support, particularly in this economy? Easily a dozen more just opened in the new $11-billion CityCenter complex on the Strip and a number of them definitely have enough wow factor to pull in the hungry tourists....
| Sep 30, 2009
Total time: About 1 hour, plus chilling time
Servings: This makes about 5 pounds sausage
Note: Adapted from "Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing" by Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn. This recipe requires a meat grinder and sausage...
| Oct 28, 2009
Sizzling shrimp with garlic and hot pepper
Total time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from "Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking" by Paula Wolfert. She recommends using an 11- or 12-inch Spanish cazuela or straight-sided Flameware skillet. She...
| Nov 4, 2009
Crispy braised chicken thighs with olives, lemon and fennel
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Note: Adapted from "Ad Hoc at Home" by Thomas Keller with Dave Cruz.
3 large fennel bulbs
12 chicken thighs
| Nov 25, 2009
Appetizers? Before Thanksgiving dinner?
Yes. Yes. And yes (in answer to your next question: "But will I have time to make them?").
The main event might be the big golden bird, but a thoughtful appetizer or two goes a long way toward making dinner...
| Dec 16, 2009
Corn bread dressing
Total time: 45 minutes plus chilling time
Servings: Makes about 6 cups
Note: Adapted from "Chef Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen." He writes, "Cajuns like their cornbreads and dressings sweet, so the crumbled cornbread we...