Noelle Carter: Test Kitchen Director

Noelle Carter: Test Kitchen Director
Cayenne Cafe chicken dish puts spotlight on pomegranate

Recipe: Oatmeal raisin cookies from Auntie Em's Kitchen

Culinary SOS: Coast turkey chili

Making turkey chili just like Coast's at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica.

Recipe: Petto di pollo con Gorgonzola at La Finestra

Culinary SOS: Lunch's green apple chicken salad

Culinary SOS: Pollo al Colmao at El Colmao

Recipe for Koreatown Cuban restaurant El Colmao's special chicken dish.

Culinary SOS: Mac 'n' cheese from a Bakersfield Sheraton

Culinary SOS: Old Venice's Greek lemon chicken

A recipe for Green lemon chicken adapted from a dish at Old Venice in Manhattan Beach.

Culinary SOS: Cholada Thai's Massaman curry with chicken

Recipe: Passing along the recipe for Massaman curry with chicken from Colada Thai in Thousand Oaks.

Culinary SOS: Julienne's double-chocolate espresso walnut cookies

Culinary SOS adapts a recipe for rich double chocolate espresso walnut cookies from Julienne in San Marino.

Culinary SOS: Country Gourmet's whole wheat pancakes

The whole wheat pancakes at the Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale, Calif., have a nutty taste and smooth texture.

Restaurant recipes: Salad and frittata from Gayle's in Capitola

Recipes for a fresh salad and savory frittata from Gayle's in Capitola

Contaminated ground turkey? Here are some safety tips for cooking

Culinary SOS: Baja baby scallops ceviche

Culinary SOS: Baja baby scallops ceviche

Recipe: Model Bakery's ginger molasses cookie

Culinary SOS: Rice pudding from the Lazy Ox Canteen

After tasting the fluffy dessert from this recipe, you may never look at rice pudding in the same way again.

Culinary SOS: Corner Bakery's oatmeal currant cookies

Recipe for Corner Bakery’s large oatmeal currant cookies

Recipe: Chilled banana and pistachio rice pudding

Culinary SOS: Heirloom Bakery and Cafe's sour cream coffeecake

Culinary SOS: Heirloom Bakery and Cafe's sour cream coffeecake: A slice of this will brighten the morning.

Culinary SOS: French toast with orange compote

Culinary SOS: Pizzeria Ortica's lamb ragu

Culinary SOS: 1881 Coffee Cafe's Dutch apple walnut loaf

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with 16 recipes

From beer cocktails to classic Irish soda bread to corned beef and cabbage, we cover recipes all the recipes you could want for St. Patrick's Day.