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Can urban farming combat food waste? Chatting with the founders of Alma Backyard Farms

Sometimes combatting food waste is as simple as rethinking community and looking at your own backyard.

Making pasta all’Amatriciana, the classic Italian pasta dish

I just came back from a trip to Rome, where I ate a lot of the Roman triad of pastas: cacio e pepe, carbonara and Amatriciana. The first two are having a moment in modern Italian restaurants, but I’d like to focus on the third, Amatriciana. Why? Because it gets less press, is a simple-to-make,...

How do you like your wings? Buffalo, chipotle and more great wing recipes

Is it possible to have too many great chicken wing recipes? We think not. Which is why we’ve compiled 11 of our favorite versions, from sticky-sweet soy garlic wings to h-o-t boneless buffalo wings. Oh, and we didn’t forget the Super Wings (you have to check these out). Have a stack of napkins...

Artichokes are in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: If you’ve never tackled an artichoke before, it can come across as more than a little intimidating. Artichokes are edible thistles with tough, thorny exteriors that require time and patience to prepare. But the results are worth it — there’s a reason why they’ve been prized since...

Why one L.A. wine expert has Georgia on his mind. The country, that is

Where wine is concerned, Taylor Parsons is almost never gobsmacked. The former wine director at République, the Hancock Park restaurant, author of one of the broadest, most idiosyncratic wine programs in the city, has managed the programs in some of L.A.’s finest restaurants, from Spago to Mozza....

This new Italian restaurant in Venice has a temperature-controlled pasta laboratory

From a new Italian restaurant in Venice to a celebrity sushi favorite in Orange County, here’s what’s happening in the food and drink world: Mangia, mangia: Felix, a new Italian restaurant by chef Evan Funke (formerly of the late Bucato in Culver City), is now open in the former Joe’s Restaurant...

10 ceviche recipes to keep you cool in the kitchen

Diced cold fish, a simple citrus marinade — sometimes all you need is a colorful serving of ceviche. We’ve compiled 10 of our favorite ceviche recipes, including scallop, shrimp and albacore variations, perfect whether you’re planning for company, or a simple dinner tonight. noelle.carter@latimes.com...

Easter eggs 101: How to boil an egg

Easter is just around the corner. Do you remember how to hard-boil an egg? There are countless recipes for making hard-boiled — or hard-cooked eggs — and just as many opinions about which method is the right one. Ours involves bringing the eggs to a boil, then removing them from the heat to sit...

7 great waffle recipes for breakfast, dinner or anytime

Baked in a hot iron to crisp perfection, waffles are one of those simple pleasures in life. And although their deep pockets are perfect for holding warm syrup, waffles are equally adept at containing glazed fruit, ice cream — even fried chicken and gravy. Which is why they're not just for breakfast....

Asparagus is in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Another sure sign of spring: Beautiful bunches of asparagus, a member of the lily family, are showing up at market stands. The popular vegetable can generally be found through the spring months into early summer. Look for tender, thin stalks or more robust jumbo bunches, with...

Where to go for Easter brunch, and a bunny petting zoo, in and around L.A.

If you’re planning on dining out for Easter brunch, we have more than a few options. That also means no dishes for you, and more time to run around an Easter egg hunt. The restaurants below are organized by neighborhood. Downtown 71 Above will serve brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brunch is $45...

Tired of traditional Passover food? Try making profiteroles

When I was in high school in a suburb of Washington, D.C., my friend Debbie Weisz gave me a recipe for Passover rolls that she’d written on a three-by-five card. My mother and I were intrigued by the idea of rolls for Passover, and so we made them together. These rolls became part of our family’s...

41 recipes for Passover from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

From traditional brisket to pomegranate-glazed lamb, flourless chocolate cake to chocolate pecan brownie fudge cake, we’ve compiled 41 recipes for your holiday festivities, both sweet and savory. Add new recipes and traditions to your Passover celebrations with these ideas from the L.A. Times Test...

Comfort food alert: 16 great grilled cheese sandwich recipes

It’s time to get your grilled cheese on. April is National Grilled Cheese Month and we’ve compiled 16 of our favorite grilled cheese sandwich recipes to show this classic comfort food a little love. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

There's a fried rice restaurant coming soon to Silver Lake

From a new Dodger Stadium restaurant to plates of fried rice in Silver Lake, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world. Bowl over: Hot Hot Food, a restaurant billing itself as a “fried rice concept,” is scheduled to open in Silver Lake on April 24. Co-owners Coly Den Haan...

Five mistakes to avoid when you're buying craft beer

Buying beer used to be simple. The hardest choice you had to make was imported or domestic, or maybe how many cans you wanted. Today, craft beer is everywhere, and the beer run is no longer a walk in the park. Here are some common beer-buying mistakes to avoid on your next shopping trip. Buying...

How Mr. Fries Man turned his love of pastrami-topped fries into an Instagram success story

Craig Batiste isn’t your typical culinary superstar — he doesn’t’ have a resume that includes staging at any city’s best restaurants, he’s adamant about the fact that he isn’t a chef, and his culinary reputation is built on heaping piles of French fries topped with sautéed shrimp and lemon garlic...

Keep it sweet: 10 recipes for rice pudding

Rice pudding fan? Whether you prefer it served warm or cold, there’s nothing like a simple bowl of sweet and silky rice pudding. We’ve compiled a list of 10 great rice pudding recipes, flavored with everything from pistachio and banana to rich dark chocolate. Because you can never have too many...

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