| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Blueberries abound. They're spilling over at every market, inviting you to just grab them by the handful and pop them into your mouth.
Maybe that's not surprising. July is National Blueberry Month, don't you know.
So what to make with all those...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Three of Southern California’s finest chefs and one of its founding mixologists will be serving as co-hosts at the Taste, the Los Angeles Times’ third annual celebration of food and wine, to be held Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 on the back lot of...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Supermoon 2013 is here, one of the most anticipated astronomical happenings of the year, when we'll turn to the skies and see the biggest, fullest and brightest moon of the year. You know what that means, right? Time for a moonlit picnic.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Cheryl Creek of Anaheim Hills loved the fish chowder she had while cruising in Canada:
"I recently returned from a cruise to northeastern Canada and the U.S. While visiting Halifax, Nova Scotia, our tour took us to a charming Irish pub called Durty...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Father's Day is the one day a year set aside to honor the most influential man in our lives — that would be dad — but sometimes Father's Day is an avalanche of not-so-awesome gifts. Bad ties. Socks. Cheap cologne. Or a grilling doodad.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Our fourth of five finalists is Christopher Lucchese of Echo Park. With his steakhouse burger, "you can have your steak dinner served on a delicious soft bun." He writes:
“There is nothing better than a great rib-eye steak. It is probably my...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:42 PM
Despite the fact they look so unquestionably inedible, there is no shortage of ways to cook artichokes.
That may sound strange. The vast majority of artichokes are consumed only one way: boiled or steamed and served with drawn butter or flavored...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:29 PM
In winter, there’s nothing more comforting than a warm, meltingly tender bowl of beans — whether as soup, side dish or cassoulet.
The best starting point for those meals is dried beans, one of the most frugal items at the grocery store and...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Food editor Russ Parsons loves his anchovies:
"Once many years ago I came across a fish vendor at the farmers market with a whole tray full of beautiful fresh anchovies. On a sudden impulse, I bought them all. Real anchovies — the ones that have...
| May 29, 2013
Julia Child had a problem in 1960. After spending much of the previous decade wrestling a book of French recipes for Americans into shape, she was stuck on what to call it. Suggestions, 45 or so, came and went without a winner. Finally, Judith Jones,...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Memorial Day weekend is here, ushering in the unofficial start of summer -- and rising temperatures.
If you're entertaining this holiday, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven.
We scoured the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen's archives for...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wondering what to do with your summer produce? This week, Food editor Russ Parsons shares 4 ways to cook 5 different types of summer produce, including tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, zucchini and corn. Corn salad? Check. Eggplant appetizer? Check....