| Nov 18, 2010
Avis Hatheway's wild rice dressing
Total time: 1 1/2 hours
Servings: 10 to 12
Note: Shared by Avis' son, Ron.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, we...
| Dec 9, 2010
Dear SOS: When I was in Ketchikan, Alaska, last year, I ate at Annabelle's Keg and Chowder House and had the best seafood chowder. I would love to have the recipe.
Dear Ellen: Annabelle's was happy to share its recipe for this...
| Aug 15, 2010
It's tough to visit California's Bodie Hills. Although many travelers turn off U.S. Highway 395 in the Eastern Sierra to see the well-known ghost town of the same name, far fewer venture into its rugged backdrop, which has no paved roads, no marked...
| Oct 21, 2010
Autumn vegetable hash
Total time: 1 hour
Note: Goose and duck fat can be found at select well-stocked markets as well as at many gourmet markets and cooking supply stores
2 tablespoons goose or duck fat, or butter
1 onion, cut into ½-...
| Feb 10, 2011
Spiced mushroom borscht
Total time: 2 hours
Note: This recipe requires cheesecloth and butchers twine to make a sachet.
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| Mar 4, 2011
| 10:02 AM
Total time: 4 1/2 hours
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: Dried navy beans vary in age. Depending on the beans, you may need to add more water during cooking.
3 pounds lamb shoulder blade chops
1 head garlic, separated into cloves...
| May 26, 2011
Onion and sage focaccia
Total time: 1½ hours, plus cooling time
Serves: Makes 1 focaccia; each focaccia yields 8 slices
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| Dec 23, 2010
Total time: 25 minutes, plus cooling time for the compote
Note: Adapted from Zahra Bates, Providence
1/2 pound fresh cranberries
1 ounce fresh orange juice
1 to 2 ounces fresh lemon juice
| Nov 28, 2011
I'm an outdoorsy type, and you won't get me on a stationary bike unless there are a few inches of snow on the ground. But I've pedaled my way through enough indoor-cycling classes to know that instructors need to be engaging and entertaining to keep you...
| Dec 4, 2011
Elvis was not cooperating.
I wanted to raise his back left leg and clean his hoof. Elvis wanted to be left alone. I pinched, prodded and pulled. Elvis remained as rigid as a carousel charger.
"Do you rely on charming people?" asked Wyatt Webb, a beefy,...
| Mar 26, 2008
DAYS spent lolling around the blooming fields of lavender and wild sage and hanging out in the fragrant orange orchards. A pause on the way home to lick sweet nectar from honeysuckle blossoms. A session in the home office, transforming the day's take into...