| Apr 6, 2013
"But they're weeds."
My much better half is not, shall we say, "adventurous" when it comes to greens: A "real" salad is built around a wedge of iceberg or chopped romaine. Stewed collards are fine for New Year's Eve, and sautéed spinach can make an...
| Mar 30, 2013
Anchovies are an important fish in our worlds' oceans. They play a critical role in the food chain and sustain many species of fish. So why does everybody hate them? In my career as a chef, I've never come across an ingredient so polarizing, even among...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Quinoa. It's a South American grain-like crop that has come to be recognized as a nutrient-dense superfood, and it's all the rage right now. The seeds, or "grains" (quinoa is not a true cereal, though its seeds resemble and are similarly used like grains)...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Rice salad takes a colorful turn with cooked small shrimp, fresh arugula, tomatoes, minced red onion and toasted pine nuts. The whole dish comes together in about 45 minutes. /
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| May 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Sometimes, salads are a lifesaver. Whether I'm running late on a weeknight or suddenly entertaining last-minute company, there's one dinner solution I can always trust in a pinch: salad. It's my favorite "go-to" when I'm running low on energy or time....
| May 14, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Bright, colorful and easy to make, this simple salad from Julienne in Santa Barbara makes for a striking presentation whether you're entertaining company or savoring a simple night at home.
Shaved asparagus and onion are tossed with a bright Champagne...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
For a refreshing -- and quick -- answer to dinner tonight, try this steak carpaccio recipe from Travis Lett of Gjelena. Sear a good piece of seasoned skirt steak, then slice into thin strips. Pound the strips so they're nice and thin, and serve with a...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
In this Eat Beat, I demonstrate a simple, savory artichoke salad with cubed potatoes and which gets a nice touch of heat from added harissa paste (a Tunisian paste made with chiles, garlic, spices including cumin and caraway, and olive oil). The whole...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:02 AM
5 Questions for Sam Choy...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:22 PM
If you're looking for something bright and fun this evening, the vegetable salad from BLD on Beverly Boulevard is a perfect choice....
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Mogadishu, Somalia, is marking its first peaceful Eid al-Fitr celebration in years....