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This year's Alex's Lemonade fundraiser is really going all out. It's not until Sept. 29, but the lineup already includes a cross-country assortment of star chefs.
In this Eat Beat, I show how to put together a simple apricot almond galette. Sort of like a freeform pie, galettes are a perfect way to showcase all the great summer produce -- both sweet and savory -- now showing up in the markets. Continue reading below for the recipe.
She dreamed of a fat farm. Before her health deteriorated and she disappeared from the family of professional and home cooks who loved her the most, Marion Cunningham, author of “The Fannie Farmer Cookbook” and many more important American cookbooks,...
If you don't mind getting your hands dirty at dinner, you can't go wrong with the peel 'n' eat shrimp recipe David Lentz of the Hungry Cat shared with us a few years back -- large Mexican white shrimp steamed in a spicy beer reducti...
New in North Hollywood: Bow & Truss restaurant and lounge
Weekend plan: the new Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail
Food FYI: Democrats fail to block food stamp cuts in farm bill
Marion Cunningham, who died Wednesday at the age of 90, was one of America’s great home bakers. So what could be a more fitting tribute than to cook along with her as she makes her famous baking powder biscuits? The...
Cookbook legend Marion Cunningham dies
My husband likes to go through cookbooks and point out dishes he thinks I should make. Most of the time he's the one who ends up trying them. But last weekend I did listen to a suggestion, a mushroom flatbread...
Trattoria Neapolis Italian restaurant and bar has opened in the heart of one of Pasadena's popular shopping districts on South Lake Avenue.
It is a simple salad of fresh fava beans and cubed pecorino Romano cheese tossed with a little fruity olive oil, bright lemon juice and chopped parsley. Serve the salad over grilled romaine brushed with garlic olive oil and it makes a perfectly simple dinner in less than an hour.
Because their skins can be overly tough and distracting in certain dishes, recipes often call for peeling peaches before using them in foods like pies and cobblers.
BOVINE DIET In the village of Lunel-Viel in southern France, some farmers are feeding wine to their beef cattle. They say the resulting beef is "lean, marbled and tasty." [The Independent] POST-VERMEER A Dutch photographer takes portraits of cooks in...
Chef Marcus Samuelsson talks about art, ethnicity
To give your dishes a little added depth and richness, consider adding browned butter to the recipe.
I had lunch with a friend at Chaya Downtown restaurant, in Los Angeles. We ordered their chopped salad with grilled shrimp in an aioli jalapeño dressing. It was superb! I'd love to make it at home. Can you get the recipe from the ch...
Food FYI: Farmed fish will beat out wild fish on your plate; meatball recall; Pepsi yogurt
Brian Hepp has a thing for salt. Not like most of us, who when we crave it, reach for a bag of chips. Instead, Hepp has a passion for the nuances of salt. So much so that he's turned it...
And while you can baste the meat with almost anything -- paintbrush, fancy silicone kitchen brush, wooden spoon -- nothing does the job better than a basic barbecue mop.