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  • Sweet potatoes: How to choose, store and prepare

    Sweet potatoes: How to choose, store and prepare
    Whether they're the pale gold varieties or the dark orange ones that are mistakenly called yams, sweet potatoes are one of the most traditional highlights of the table at this time of year. And, despite the marked differences between the two types, they...
  • Recipe: Whole-wheat sweet potato muffins

    Recipe: Whole-wheat sweet potato muffins
    Total time: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 10 muffins Note: From Kim Boyce. Use the dark-skinned sweet potatoes commonly referred to as yams. 1/2 pound (about 2 small) sweet potatoes Vegetable oil spray for coating the tins 1/4 cup ( 1/2 stick) butter 3...
  • Restaurant review: Father's Office at Helms Bakery

    Restaurant review: Father's Office at Helms Bakery
    A European friend has a teenage son who loves ketchup so much that Dad carts home giant bottles of the stuff in his checked suitcase every time he visits the U.S. I know one person I won't be taking to Father's Office the next time he visits, because they...
  • The first suppers: A tradition of inaugural meals

    The first suppers: A tradition of inaugural meals
    Barack Obama will be sworn into office on Tuesday -- just weeks before the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth. Obama's inaugural theme, "A New Birth of Freedom," has, fittingly, been drawn from his fellow Illinoisan's Gettysburg Address, and he's...
  • Recipe: Curried lamb pasties with spicy sweet potato and tamarind

    Recipe: Curried lamb pasties with spicy sweet potato and tamarind
      Curried lamb pasties with spicy sweet potato and tamarind Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus cooling time for the filling Servings: Makes 6 hand pies. Note: Harissa can generally be found at gourmet and cooking supply stores, as well as select...
  • Recipe: Creamy mushroom ragout over sweet potato cakes

    Recipe: Creamy mushroom ragout over sweet potato cakes
      Total time: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 8 to 12 Note: This dish makes a satisfying main course for the vegetarians at your holiday table. For a quicker version, omit the sweet potato cakes altogether and simply spoon the mushroom ragout over roasted and...
  • Slow cookers have evolved over the decades

    Slow cookers have evolved over the decades
    Fans affectionately refer to them with names like "recession-fighting machines" and "crackpots." They call themselves "crockpotters" and wax poetic with a fervor normally reserved for religion, politics or love. "My entire family life revolves around...
  • Recipe: Sweet potato purée with hazelnut soufflé top

    Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Servings: 6 Note: From Russ Parsons. You can use either the dark-skinned sweet potatoes commonly referred to as yams, or the lighter-skinned type. 1 (1-pound) sweet potato Butter for lining the ramekins 2 egg yolks 1...
  • Thanksgiving countdown: Creamy mushroom ragout over sweet potato cakes

     
    This is a versatile dish for Thanksgiving. It could be a sit-down starter or a side dish. But this recipe for creamy mushroom ragout, served over sweet potato cakes, is one of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen's holiday favorites. Here......
  • More Thanksgiving options: Joe's, Simon L.A., Henry's Hat, Gus's BBQ, Josie and Larcmont Larder

     
    Joe's Restaurant is offering a four-course Thanksgiving menu with several choices for each course, including sunchoke soup with smoked baby artichokes and hazelnuts; crispy sweetbreads with fall vegetables; Heritage Farms turkey breast and leg confit;...
  • Small Bites: Southern Girl Desserts brings cupcakes to Lucy Florence; Frysmith truck officially launches today

     
    Cupcakes come to Lucy Florence: Southern Girl Desserts, whose sweet potato pie cupcakes placed third in the Best Original Cupcake category at last year's LA Cupcake Challenge, has opened its first storefront at Lucy Florence Image. In addition to...