| May 3, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Good morning, glory. This golden rich challah bread comes to us from Los Angeles food writer Sheryl Aronow, the voice of Mama's Gotta Bake. You can read all about her challah-baking adventure here. She reports on the results: "Quite good......
| Aug 31, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Here's a sneak peek at what's coming in Thursday's Los Angeles Times Food section: Paul Sherman insisted on kosher baking; Abby Franke, above, believed in milling his own flour. Together, they fashioned a tasty business model in Agoura Hills that......
| Jan 20, 2011
Tu Bishvat challah kugel with dried cherries and almonds
Total time: 2 hours
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| Jul 13, 2010
| 10:57 AM
You probably have your favorite morning "place" you stop in to on your way to work. For some, it's a coffee shop; for others, the local doughnut place.
And then, of course, there are the bagel lovers!
Bagel lovers in Redmond seem to love Blazing Bagels,...
| Sep 2, 2010
In the weeks leading up to Rosh Hashana, Abby Franke and his team of bakers at StoneGround Bakery are braiding thousands of egg-and-honey-rich challah loaves by hand. The breads are kosher, as are the hundreds of other Jewish-German products in the Agoura...
| Sep 2, 2010
It may be 7,536 miles away from her own kitchen in Tel Aviv, but I can just see my 95-year-old mother jotting down suggestions for what she thinks my sister in Los Angeles should serve on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that starts at sundown Wednesday....
| Jun 2, 2011
Spinach- and ricotta-stuffed challah
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus rising time for the dough
Servings: Makes 2 loaves, 8 to 10 slices each
Spinach and ricotta filling
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:01 AM
"F--- You, I Love You, Bye: The Rahm Emanuel Story"
There are plenty of jokes that land solidly in this good-natured, necessarily profanity-laden skewering of Chicago's current mayor, which flashes forward to the year 2081 when visitors to the...
| 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
It doesn't matter whether you were born in Brooklyn or Borneo — if you're Jewish you'll probably include honey on your shopping list for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of Sept. 28. Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:15 PM
Digitizing every book ever published. That's the bold goal of one local company. What's even more amazing, they're providing access to those books, to everyone, for free.
Initially, “dot-com” millionaire Brewster Khale created the Internet...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Laurence Fishburne of "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith" on ABC
Q: "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith," in which you play a real-life felon-turned-minister, is grittier than many Hallmark Hall of Fame projects. Did you find it that way when you first...