| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:05 PM
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1660 Park Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 384-2377, lapoblanitarestaurant.com
Mexican is the theme park of food trends, with...
| Feb 6, 2013
The No. 1 trick to roasting chicken: Heat. For perfectly golden skin, turn on the convection setting on the oven, if you have one, or fully heat the oven to 400 degrees. For moistness, let the chicken swim first in a briny solution of water, sugar and...
| Jan 19, 2013
The kimchi dumplings at Matthew Kenney's M.A.K.E. restaurant in Santa Monica might be the poster dish for modern raw cuisine: origami-like bundles of cashews, pickled cabbage and tahini, packaged in wrappers made with dehydrated coconut purée mixed with...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ST. PAUL, MINN. - An Indiana woman's Asian twist on pizza has earned top honors in the Taste of CHS Recipe Contest sponsored by CHS Inc., the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, and its joint venture company Ventura Foods, LLC.
Hidemi Walsh of...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:50 AM
I wanted a bowl of soup. Day 17 of the never-ending cold everyone's had, and I needed pho. Like the big, steaming bowls of spice-scented broth filled with long rice noodles and topped with fresh herbs that I used to slurp 30 years ago at a restaurant...
| 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 12, 2013
"I do not like broccoli," President George H.W. Bush famously declared in 1990 in a New York Times story. "And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm president of the United States, and I'm not going to eat any...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Ah, Hollywood Beach, my favorite local beach, I love your everyman vibe, the sounds of musicians at your inexpensive bars, and the crisp ocean breeze as I cruise down your Broadwalk on my bike. But your restaurants? Let's just say I'd like to see more...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Turn an "oh" at salad into "Oh, wow" with a little imagination and not much effort.
Even the best-dressed leaves can benefit from a sprinkling of nuts or seeds. Just add them right before serving so they stay nice and crunchy.
Greens served naked or...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Lately, I've been looking to add more healthy seafood to my diet without breaking the bank, and while canned fish will never have the allure of a fresh filet, today's good-quality canned salmon is not the fishy, bone-studded mush you may be picturing. The...
| Mar 21, 2013
When it's this frigid outside, the idea of attempting a weekend brunch that goes beyond toaster waffles eaten while huddled under a blanket seems downright unreasonable. If there's anything that stands the chance to ply you from the cozy comforts of...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Got rice? Well, you've got dinner. Options, that is. We've got three ways to cook the rice you have hiding in the cupboard -- in an hour or less -- along with a bunch of other easy dinner recipes.
Love bacon? This velvety risotto incorporates the deep...