| Sep 28, 2010
| 5:51 AM
Dining in is the new dining out.
According the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, the average household spent more than $2,700 on dining out in 2009. Eating at home can save your family thousands of dollars a year. But it doesn't have to...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 3:14 PM
For many family farmers, harvest is the busiest time of the year, leaving little time to actually cook what they grow.
Consequently, many of them rely on recipes that are quick, simple and often ready to feed a crowd.
We recently asked busy farmers ...
| Apr 1, 2010
Dear SOS: Would you furnish us with a recipe for the delicious zucchini tea cake served at Huckleberry's in Santa Monica? I know by taste it is not low in fat, but I was told it was baked with only the whites of eggs. It will soon be the season for...
| Dec 14, 2010
Tuscan Chicken Pasta
1 package Papparadelle pasta
1 package Tony's Tuscan marinated chicken strips
1 tray zucchini and carrot strips
1 can Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
8 ounces fresh baby spinach
1 cup grated Parmesan Reggiano cheese...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 5:18 AM
One. Six One
1251 West Taylor Street
To read more about the restaurant:
Sauteed Tomato Sauce (see recipe below or use your favorite brand)
6 ounces dried spaghetti
2 Tablespoons olive...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 5:16 PM
Huntington Beach now has its very own Cucina Alessa. Chef/owner Alessandro Pirozzi opened the first of these home-style Italian restaurants in Newport Beach two years ago to very good reviews. The incredibly energetic Pirozzi now works 18-hour days,...
| Jul 16, 2010
Total time: 20 minutes, plus marinating and pickling time
Servings: 3 cups
Note: Adapted from Judy Rodgers' "The Zuni Café Cookbook."
1 pound zucchini
1 small yellow onion
2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 cups cider vinegar
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons dry...
| Jul 27, 2010
Relish: It's more than just a topping for ballpark hot dogs. A spoonful or two can spark almost any meal. And don't think all relishes are made from pickled cucumbers; relishes today are made from tomato, corn, eggplant, and many more seasonal...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 5:12 AM
WHITE CHOCOLATE WALNUT ZUCCHINI BREAD
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups shredded zucchini ( 2 med- large)
1 cup white...
| Aug 5, 2010
Total time: About 1 hour
Servings: Makes a generous 9 cups
Note: Adapted from Kevin West.
3 pounds small zucchini
1 pound white onions
1 pound red and yellow bell peppers
3 tablespoons kosher salt
3 cups cider vinegar
| Aug 7, 2010
Ten women gathered around a few tables and at a sink one recent Friday afternoon to make soup, rice with vegetables and barbecued fish for a community potluck dinner.
That ordinary act — making a meal, repeated monthly — represents a profound...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 12:50 AM
Recipe: Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce with Zucchini "Noodles" Serves 4
No matter what your eating style, this is a delicious, fast recipe for summer produce that needs no cooking. Use a julienne tool (available at all home goods stores) or a hand-held...