| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sometimes nothing beats summer's heat better than a bowl of chilled soup. Gazpacho is classic, but why not try building soups around other refreshing ingredients, like grapes, cucumber and melon? Check out these ideas from our Test Kitchen:
| May 24, 2013
| 12:08 PM
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:24 AM
Bertha Haffner-Ginger, left, during the "The Times' School of Domestic Science" - a cooking class – held at the Los Angeles Times....
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Total time: 2 hours, 55 minutes
Note: From Terry Fortia, sous chef at Memphis. Bayou Magic Cajun Seasoning and Red Rooster hot sauce are widely available in supermarkets. Aidells makes an andouille sausage that is also widely available....
| May 13, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Who doesn't love a cucumber?
Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season.
They peak with...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Total time: 40 minutes, plus at least 4 hours' chilling time
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: This slightly sweet soup is an adaptation of a classic Hungarian dish. It makes an elegant first course for an early-summer dinner.
8 whole cloves
12 whole allspice
| May 23, 2013
| 2:09 PM
This is the place taste buds go when they die — if they’ve been good.
José Andrés, best known for introducing Americans to avant-garde and traditional Spanish cuisine, has married the food cultures of China and Mexico at his latest...
| Mar 2, 2013
Dear SOS: I'd love to have the recipe for salmon bisque at Robin's in Cambria.
Dear Leslie: With the depth of flavor in this soup, you'd never guess it came together in under an hour. Robin's Restaurant was happy to share its...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Andy Warhol famously said that in the future, everyone would have 15 minutes of fame.
But that didn't stop him from focusing his camera lenses and other image-making implements on folks whose ride on the wagon of celebrity figured to last somewhat...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
When Empress Pavilion, a 25-year-old dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, announced it was being evicted, the reaction included plenty of nostalgia. Many Angelenos recalled marking life's successful moments and celebrating holidays in the 600-capacity...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:40 AM
For the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, sorrel soup was a harbinger of spring. The wild perennial, a plant tough enough to endure snow, has fed humans in Europe and Asia for thousands of years.
Today, domesticated varieties are essential for...