| May 6, 2013
| 7:27 AM
You wouldn't believe how easy our Chicken Egg Rolls are to make. So easy in fact, you'll toss those take out menus right into the trash!
Cooking Time: 6 min
What You'll Need:
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
| Apr 28, 2013
The first few times I cooked polenta, I followed recipes that called for endless stirring, and as much as I enjoyed the result, I wasn't keen on making polenta very often.
All that changed when I tried the technique described below, which requires...
| Apr 13, 2013
If you are the kind of diner who gets hung up on first impressions, M.A.K.E., Matthew Kenney's raw-vegan restaurant in Santa Monica Place, may not be for you. It is not just on the dining deck but actually in the mall's food court, so to get to it you...
| Jan 26, 2013
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus marinating time
Note: Adapted from "Vietnamese Home Cooking" by Charles Phan. Rau ram, also known as Vietnamese coriander and hot mint, is available at Vietnamese and many Asian markets. Fish sauce is...
| Sep 15, 2012
Couscous with seven blessed vegetables
Total time: 3 hours, 45 minutes (plus 2½ hours cooking time for the dried chickpeas if using)
Note: This recipe includes vegetables baked with sugar and cinnamon. They can be served as an appetizer for...
| Apr 20, 2013
Dear SOS: In the heat of August, I stopped for lunch at Paper or Plastik Cafe. I had the most amazing cold borscht. It was light and refreshing and full-flavored and, like my bubby's, only distilled down to the essence of borscht. Is there any chance...
| Oct 20, 2012
Curried lamb hand pies
Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes, plus chilling time for the filling and pies
Note: The lamb can be replaced with lean ground beef if preferred.
4 tablespoons oil, divided
1 onion, cut into ¼-inch dice
| Apr 28, 2012
Dear SOS: I get to Denver a few times a year, and at Elway's restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton, they serve a terrific charred roasted red pepper soup. Can you get the recipe?
Dear Dave: Elway's was happy to share its recipe for...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Total time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Note: From "The Bistros, Brasseries and Wine Bars of Paris" by Daniel Young. (This recipe is from Thierry Breton of Chez Michel.) Orange cauliflower is available at Whole Foods and Bristol Farms stores, select...
| Dec 8, 2012
If you had asked an observer a few years ago whether the future of dining in Los Angeles was more likely to be influenced by its mobile restaurants or its pop-ups, the money would have been on the trucks. Food trucks seemed to draw from everything about...
| Mar 16, 2013
Dear SOS: I love the delicious short ribs served at Kendall's Brasserie, the Music Center restaurant run by Patina. The ribs are so flavorful, meaty and tender. Please, please try to get Patina to share the recipe.
| May 12, 2012
Total time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Note: Crustacean shells (shrimp, lobster or crab) give this soup real depth of flavor, so, if possible, choose shrimp with heads and shells.
1 pound whole, small shrimp
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil,...