| Dec 30, 2010
While on a recent visit to Silverton, Colo., my husband and I had lunch at Handlebars Food & Saloon. For dessert we ordered the bread pudding with whiskey sauce. It was by far the best bread pudding we have ever had. Although our lunch...
| Apr 14, 2011
Chocolate pecan brownie fudge cake
Total time: 50 minutes, plus cooling time
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| Jan 27, 2011
Baked French toast
Total time: 11/2 hours, plus overnight soaking
Servings: 10 to 12
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| Mar 1, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Servings: This makes 36 to 40 pastries.
Note: To thaw the filo dough, place the package in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours and up to overnight. Remove the box from the refrigerator 2 hours before...
| Jan 20, 2011
Tu Bishvat challah kugel with dried cherries and almonds
Total time: 2 hours
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| Jan 20, 2011
Imagine turning Tax Day into a holiday. That's what happened with Tu Bishvat, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shvat, which is Thursday.
During the time of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, Tu Bishvat was the date for determining the age of fruit trees in...
| Mar 31, 2012
Total time: 15 minutes
1/2 cup walnuts (about 2 ounces), plus walnut halves for garnish if desired
1/2 cup almonds (about 2 ounces)
8 ounces pitted dates (about 1½ cups), cut into chunks
3 tablespoons sweet or dry red wine, or red...
| Sep 1, 2011
Dear SOS: I'd love to get the recipe for the couscous at Hillstone (formerly Houston's) in Santa Monica.
Dear Meghan: We loved the fresh flavors and bright colors in this couscous, which makes for a great summer...
| Sep 22, 2011
Total time: 1½ hours, plus rising and cooling times
Servings: Makes 1 large challah (at least 15 servings)
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
1 tablespoon fennel seeds
6 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, divided, more as needed
| Sep 22, 2011
As life gets ever more hectic, I rely more and more on the civilized custom of a before-dinner apéritif. Sometimes it's all I can do to make it to that magical hour when I'm handed a Campari and soda or a glass of rosé and take a first bite of dusky olive...
| Dec 1, 2011
Total time: 50 minutes
Servings: Makes about 1 cup
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup water
1 cup whole toasted almonds
6 ounces bittersweet chocolate (minimum 66% cacao), roughly chopped
1/2 cup cocoa powder, more as needed
1. Line a baking sheet with Silpat or...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Although prepared almond and hazelnut pastes (and marzipan, a sweetened almond paste) can be found at many gourmet markets and specialty stores, they can easily be made at home....