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Talking with John T. Edge about Southern food, in and out of L.A.

Author John T. Edge talks about his latest book, "The Potlikker Papers," a food history of the South

This 'Magnum P.I.'-inspired tiki cocktail may be the only drink recipe you need for summer

Who do the bar-hopping cocktail devotees of Los Angeles have to thank for their next hangover-worthy tipple? Thomas Sullivan Magnum IV, a.k.a. Tom Selleck, a.k.a. the older guy from “Friends” who has that “thing” with Monica Geller. “Magnum P.I.” serves as the inspiration behind the King Kamehameha,...

12 recipes every brownie lover needs

Is it possible to have too many brownie recipes? Probably not, particularly when you’re craving a square (or two) of chocolate, gooey bliss. Here are 12 of our favorite brownie recipes you’ll want to add to your collection. Have a glass of milk, and a stack of napkins, ready.

13 lucky grilled chicken recipes

Chicken. It’s a natural for the grill. We’ve gathered 13 great grilled chicken recipes — brick chicken, jerk chicken, Thai coconut chicken and more — whether you’re planning dinner tonight or weekend entertaining with company (hint: try the beer can chicken). @noellecarter

Extra cheesy: 20 great recipes for mac 'n' cheese

Does it get any better than mac ‘n’ cheese? Probably not. Which is why we’re sharing 20 of our favorite recipes for this comfort food classic. You’re welcome. @noellecarter

One of the best chefs in the country is opening a tiny fine-dining restaurant at the Third Street Promenade

When chef Dave Beran announced last year that he was opening his first solo venture in Los Angeles, it seemed all of Chicago mourned the loss of one of its most decorated chefs. The 36-year-old spent 10 years working in Chicago with Grant Achatz and the Alinea Group, first at the three-Michelin...

Peaches and nectarines are in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Peaches and nectarines are among the highlights of the summer stone fruits, and there’s not much distinguishing the two aside from the outer texture of the fruit — fuzzy versus smooth — as the two are so closely related. Though tasted side by side, the fruits have subtle differences...

At Thao Family Farm in Fresno, an immigrant family has put down serious roots, and spectacular produce

If you were to find yourself parked outside Thao Family Farm in Fresno — on an outlying side road, surrounded by a seemingly endless swath of farmland — you’d likely have no idea you were a few hundred feet from some of the best and most revered produce in California. Odds are, you might not be...

19 great layer cake recipes

The layer cake. It’s a classic showstopper, whether you’re celebrating birthdays, holidays or the finish to a great meal with company. We’ve compiled 19 of our favorite layer cake recipes, from rich chocolate to creamy coconut, carrot, fresh fruit and more. Enjoy. @noellecarter

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day with 5 of our favorite cookie recipes

Happy National Chocolate Chip Day! We’ve compiled five of our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes to help you celebrate. Whether you like crisp or chewy, extra-large or extra-chocolaty, we've got the perfect recipe. Enjoy! »

How to age beer, and why you should probably try it

When it comes to the bold and vivid flavors of craft beer, the rule is fresher is better. The ravages of time are not kind to most craft beer styles, especially the popular hoppy brews, and you want to experience a beer the way the brewer intended. There are, of course, exceptions to the rule,...

50 Mother's Day recipes to celebrate Mom

Whether you’re planning breakfast, brunch or a simple homemade treat this Mother’s Day, there’s nothing like homemade to show Mom your love. We’ve compiled 50 of our favorite recipes, from French toast to cookies, scones to quiche — all great ideas to help you celebrate!

13 recipes for the ultimate pecan pie fan

For some of us, it doesn’t get any better than pecan pie. Sweet, but with a medley of spices, with just the right balance of crunchy nuts and creamy custard, this is one dish that deserves more than just a place at the dessert table. We’ve compiled 13 of our favorite pecan pie-inspired recipes,...

Chef Mario Batali shares tips for preventing food waste, whether you're dining out or eating in

Chef Mario Batali talks about the serious issue of food waste, sharing tips for combatting the issue at home.

That amazing Father's Office burger? It's headed to downtown L.A.

From the expansion of a Los Angeles burger legend to excellent pasta in Culver City, here’s what’s happening in the L.A. food and drink world: Burger king: It’s a burger many have tried, lusted over and waited in line for. And now, it’s heading to downtown Los Angeles. Sang Yoon, the chef behind...

7 steak salads perfect for a weeknight dinner

Marinated flank steak salad, skirt steak carpaccio, shaking beef salad and more. We’ve compiled 7 great steak salad recipes, perfect whether you’re planning for a simple weeknight dinner or more elaborate festivities with company. @noellecarter

6 recipes inspired by this week's Los Angeles Times Food Bowl Night Market

Can’t wait for this week’s Night Market at Grand Park to start? The Food Bowl-related event runs Wednesday through Sunday. In the meantime, fill up with six of our favorite recipes from Jitlada Restaurant, Guerrilla Tacos, Nomad Truck, Border Grill and Rice Bar, which will all be at the market....

What happens when one of the world's best chefs cleans out your fridge

Italian chef Massimo Bottura visits the Times' Test Kitchen to talk about food waste

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