| May 13, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Food Blogger Bake Sale: Bacon brownies with bourbon sauce, cake pops, shortbread cookies and ice box cookies. That's just a taste of the menu at the Food Blogger Bake Sale being held at BLD Restaurant from 11:30a.m. to 2 p.m.......
| Mar 23, 2008
This is for travelers who think it does matter where you stay. You know who you are.
Sightseeing is OK, but you get a warm, fuzzy feeling when the hotel operator calls you by name. You can't wait to wake up in the morning for room-service breakfast and...
| Jan 20, 2010
From the avalanche of attention Thomas Keller has been getting for Bouchon, you'd almost think the arrival of the new Beverly Hills restaurant was the second coming. Actually, it is, in a way. For those without a long memory, Keller was executive chef...
| Feb 17, 2011
Weekend mornings, I'm usually happy to stay at home reading, listening to music and generally lolling around. No rushing, all the time in the world for simple pleasures. Toast with homemade jam. Freshly brewed coffee. Or there's breakfast with a friend at...
| Dec 15, 2011
"This recipe is kind of a mash-up between my mom and me. My mom makes dulce de leche every year, the real stuff, you cook it forever and reduce it down. It's a candy that's really popular in Mexico. And I just thought, what if I didn't cook it quite as...
| Jan 5, 2012
The best meals of the year aren't necessarily about foie gras and truffles, or indulgent tasting menus, or even the technically best cooking of 2011. They're those dinners that surprised and delighted, that wove food and wine and friendship together in...
| Feb 12, 2012
The Aztecs called it the food of the gods. But for modern-day romantics, chocolate is the food of love: a rich, sensual treat no Valentine’s Day is complete without. But what some couples may not know is that eating chocolate releases...
| Jan 19, 2012
When I spent some months in Venice, Italy, years ago, my friend Paolo would show up at dinner parties with prosciutto. I'm not talking about a paper packet of sliced ham but a whole prosciutto di San Daniele, the famous ham from Friuli, cured with the...
| Sep 22, 2012
Don't ask me how it happened. I can't tell you. But certainly these elements came into play: planning too far ahead, not writing things down, friends finally getting back to us with the one possible date they could come for dinner in months, visitors in...
| Dec 15, 2012
I just moved to Los Angeles this past summer, leaving family, friends and a wonderful group of food bloggers in Minneapolis. This will be my first sunny Southern California Christmas, and I know I will make these bar cookies and remember the loving...
| Dec 15, 2012
I adapted my favorite shortbread recipe to honor one of my guests who wrote the children's picture book "Under the Lemon Moon." I used round and star-shaped cookie cutters to make this rich, über-lemony cookie.
— Carol Eblen, Encinitas