| Jul 10, 2013
Cucumbers just might be the most refreshing vegetable ever. I feel like I'm at a spa when I add a cucumber slice or two to chilled sparkling water. Slice into a cucumber and the whole kitchen smells fresh. Paired with fresh mint or lime, cucumbers...
| Jul 3, 2013
Come summer, it's the query herb experts get asked the most: “I have so much (insert name of homegrown herb here). What can I do with it?” So before you surrender, here are suggestions from people who are used to dispatching herbs in great...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:11 PM
The Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is giving home cooks a new reason to think about breakfast: the chance to win $1 million. The iconic cooking competition is now accepting entries in its third and final category, Quick Rise and Shine Breakfasts. Original...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Most of us remember the story of Jack and Beanstalk. You may recall that Jack traded his widowed mother's cow for some magic beans. Jack planted the magic beans, which grow into a giant beanstalk overnight. When Jack climbed the beanstalk,...
| Jun 23, 2013
In the middle of the day I drove to the middle of nowhere, where I had to wait until midafternoon.
If I'd had a stack of novels I might have read one. If I had the ability, I might have written one.
Instead, I went shopping. Middle Nowhere has a...
| Jun 22, 2013
The farmers market is a bazaar of plenty, and chief among its pleasures are vegetables rarely seen in supermarkets. There, mizuna snuggles next to the kale; kohlrabi nestles next to the bok choi; breakfast turnips tuck up to the early carrots; and black...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Can't quite decide what to fix for dinner tonight? Try skewers. Thread something -- almost anything -- on a stick and all of a sudden the food just seems fun.
With yakitori, your options are seemingly endless. Food editor Russ Parsons did a piece on...
| Jun 27, 2013
There's nothing quite like a bowl of spaghetti bathed in the briny juices of fresh clams and presented with the opened shells and their ocean morsels scattered across the top. The dish also brings to mind the incomparable New Haven-style white pizza...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:30 AM
I’ve made Rick Bayless’ recipe for "Shrimp in Simple Green Almond Sauce" from his "Mexico: One Plate at a Time" cookbook a couple of times, but this past weekend I found the perfect match when I opened a bottle of E. Guigal's Condrieu.
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Servings: 10 to 12
Basic Bread Stuffing
Servings: Enough to stuff a 12- to 14-pound turkey, about 10 to 12.
1/2 cup butter
1 large onion, diced
1 to 2 cups diced celery with leaves
12 cups toasted 1/2-inch bread cubes
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A reputed gang member accused of fatally shooting a popular Compton youth pastor in June pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges. Hopeton Parsley, 23, a Playboy Gangster Crip, according to police, was charged with shooting Oscar Duncan, 23, on......
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:23 AM
A reputed gang member suspected of fatally shooting a popular Compton youth pastor in June has been charged with his murder. Hopeton Parsley, 23, who is accused of being the shooter in the slaying of Oscar Duncan on a Venice......