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Make this oatmeal pancake recipe for breakfast or dinner

For breakfast fans, sometimes a meal doesn’t get any better than a stack of pancakes. Fresh off the griddle and served under a pat of melting butter, pancakes are magical, a perfect start — and sometimes end — to the day. These oatmeal pancakes don’t disappoint, the fluffy cakes flavored with a...

République's new wine director is now one of the most influential Latina sommeliers in the country

On the second day of January, Taylor Parsons, chief author of one of the most dynamic wine lists in Los Angeles, left his position at République — that day, by his calculation, represented his 1,000th evening menu at the celebrated Hancock Park bistro. He plans to spend the next year developing...

This 'Mad Max'-themed truck serves pambazos (salsa-dipped sandwiches) with 12 hot sauces

When you find the Mad Pambazos food truck, either in the courtyard of a brewery in San Pedro or parked along Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, your eyes will inevitably be drawn to a dozen or more rainbow squeeze bottles in front of the truck. This is the collection of hot sauces that chefs Macks...

Warm up with this carrot, lentil and cumin soup recipe

Rich and deeply-flavored, carrots and red lentils are gently simmered with vegetables and a medley of spices, the soup fragrant with notes of cumin, cardamom, garam masala, smoked paprika and a hint of cayenne pepper. One bite, and you might never guess the dish is vegetarian, or that it comes...

Live discussion: It's lunchtime with Jonathan Gold!

Have a craving for barbecue? Need a recommendation for sushi? Want to know where to find the best tacos in the city? Need more dining questions answered? Jonathan Gold is your man. Come back here at noon today for a live chat with him. For just this week, we’re doing things a little differently....

Need a New Year's Eve cocktail recipe? Try this pisco cocktail with blood orange

Holiday cocktails should be festive, provide you with something to sip throughout the evening and be strong enough to keep you in a party mood on the dance floor. If you’re looking for something to drink before the big sparkly ball drops, try this cocktail from Plan Check Kitchen + Bar, called...

Farmers market report: Fennel is in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Known for its bright, licorice-like notes, fennel is normally in season during the cold months, from late winter through early spring. Fennel is a versatile vegetable; the bulb and stems can be enjoyed raw or cooked. And the tender greenery can be used as a last-minute addition...

Whipped cream shortage? No worries. Use this simple recipe to make your own

Perhaps you’ve heard of the “whipped cream shortage of 2016.” Apparently, an accident in August curbed the production of nitrous oxide, which is used to fluff up canned whipped cream. Conagra Foods, the maker of the popular Reddi-wip whipped cream, told the Boston Globe in a statement that full...

Salute your holiday gatherings with eggnog and our other festive cocktail recipes

For many revelers, the holidays aren’t complete without an appropriate libation, be it Christmas punch, a flute of bubbly or a glass of eggnog. We’ve compiled some of our favorite holiday cocktails in one handy place, whether you’re looking for the proper way to ring in the new year, or something...

Live discussion: It's lunchtime with Jonathan Gold!

Have a craving for sushi? Need a recommendation for Korean barbecue? Want to know where to find the best tacos in the city? Need more dining questions answered? Jonathan Gold is your man. Come back here Wednesday at noon for a live chat with him. You can ask your question via Twitter using #AskJGold,...

Patagonia wants to save the world through beer and buffalo jerky

Beer and buffalo jerky may not be the first tools that come to mind for confronting the environmental crisis. But when you consider that agriculture — from the way we manage soil to the cultivation of livestock — is a major source of carbon emissions and a leading cause of biodiversity degradation,...

Still have Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this Thai-style turkey soup recipe

Getting a little tired of Thanksgiving leftovers? Repurpose the last of the turkey using this Thai-style soup recipe. The soup takes only about an hour to make, perfect for a weeknight meal, combining leftover turkey, eggplant, tomatoes and coconut milk with bright, fresh flavors including jalapenos,...

This chocolatier adds caramel, toffee and cannabis to her chocolates

The first time cannabis chocolatier Vanessa Lavorato tried a marijuana-infused edible, it was on 4/20, the national cannabis-culture holiday, and she was at a celebratory gathering in Santa Cruz. “I was really into baking pies at the time, so I made one with cannabis butter,” she says. “I had no...

A fine dining chef gave up a restaurant career for marijuana-plant-to-table cuisine

“I remember the first time I smoked OG Kush,” chef Holden Jagger says. “I thought it tasted like Mexican food.”  The 32-year-old chef is prepping for a dinner party, perched over the stove browning pears in a cast iron pan slick with duck fat. It's a familiar task for Jagger, who spent six years...

Make this spinach balls recipe for a simple Thanksgiving appetizer

Spinach, breadcrumbs, cheese, onion, a touch of garlic, eggs, more cheese and plenty of butter.  It’s hard to resist these simple spinach balls, whether served at a potluck, weekend gathering, or as a quick bite before you sit down to your Thanksgiving meal. It’s no wonder this recipe is one of...

How to tell when your Thanksgiving turkey is done

You’re roasting your Thanksgiving turkey in the oven, and while it may look crisp, golden and ready to eat, you have no idea if it’s actually done. What do you do? There’s only one foolproof way to check for proper doneness and that is using a thermometer. For years, the Department of Agriculture...

Make this lemon chiffon pie recipe your new go-to Thanksgiving dessert

When it comes to Thanksgiving dessert, it’s all about the pie. This is one holiday that’s not complete without the pumpkin pie, or pecan, or perhaps even the apple or cherry. But if you’re looking for something just a little lighter, with a nice tang from fresh lemon juice and zest, give this lemon...

22 ideas for the foodie on your holiday gift list

Whether you’re staying at home, or close to it, this year or traveling far afield, it can be fun to do your gift shopping locally. So this year we’ve curated our gift guide with our home state in mind, picking up a few things — olive oils and jams, chocolates and earthenware pots — that have been...

Try this recipe for a comforting bowl of potato and wild chard soup

One bite of this rich soup, and you might never guess its depth of flavor comes from a few ingredients and less than an hour’s time preparing the recipe. Tender diced potatoes, chopped chard, garlic, olive oil and a touch of seasoning make for a perfect combination in this simple meal, perfect...

Bludso's BBQ in Compton closes, to reopen in a new location

If you love Texas barbecue, you’ve likely beaten a worn path to Kevin Bludso’s homey storefront in Compton, where he’s been making some of the best in Los Angeles since 2008. L.A. may finally be in the midst of a relative barbecue renaissance, but good barbecue is nothing new to the part of town...

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