| May 12, 2011
Dear SOS: An all-time favorite of my entire family is Massaman curry (with chicken) from Cholada Thai in Thousand Oaks. All of the dishes that we have tried are wonderful, but Massaman curry is a staple for us. I would love to have the recipe for this...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
From London's Mayfair area, Tamarind of London comes to Newport Beach with the tandoori-based cuisine of Northwest India, sporting an American accent.
Here, the elegant Michelin-starred dining establishment has relaxed into Orange County's more casual...
| Feb 2, 2012
Dear SOS: Recently my best childhood friend treated me to a creekside birthday dinner at beautiful Novo Restaurant in San Luis Obispo. We both had the Thai green chicken curry, and it was absolutely incredible. I tried an online recipe that was good but...
| Jan 25, 2012
Healthy Swaps Buffalo Wings
(*see dietary notes)
Recipe by: Chef Kelly Yorke
Buffalo Wings are a popular finger food served at many a super bowl party and neighborhood pub. Eating more than a few is hard to resist until you become aware of how high in...
| Mar 12, 2008
Total time: About 3 hours 15 minutes, plus marinating time
Note: From test kitchen manager Noelle Carter. Mesquite flour can be found online at www.casadefruta.com, www.desertusa.com and www.amazon.com, as well as at select health-food...
| Feb 13, 2008
Total time: 45 minutes
Note: Adapted from "Desserts by the Yard." Yard prefers Chaokoh brand coconut milk.
1 (13 1/2 -ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk
1 1/2 pounds strawberries
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
| May 15, 2008
| 12:37 PM
In most cookbook indexes, the ``Q'' section is either tiny or nonexistent. Not so, however, in ``The Complete Whole Grains Cookbook.''
The reason: quinoa.
Judging from the buzz about the nutritional benefits of this ancient grain, you may soon be seeing...
| Nov 6, 2008
| 2:14 PM
Salad rolls, traditionally filled with juicy shrimp and pork, can be stuffed with just about anything, including grilled chicken, salmon or leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Rice paper sheets tear easily, so keep extra on hand just in case.
1/2 pound pork...
| Nov 18, 2008
| 10:18 AM
Test kitchen tip: Canned coconut milk is commonly used, although fresh coconut milk is preferred and produces a lighter flavor. This is fairly thick but can be thinned with a little whole milk. The drink can be made up to 2 weeks in advance.
- 20 ounces...
| May 27, 2009
Total time: 35 to 50 minutes, plus soaking times for the rice
Note: This recipe is adapted from one by Nancie McDermott in her book "Real Vegetarian Thai." She recommends the slender Thai oke loeng mangoes, which are unavailable here, but...
| May 27, 2009
Total time: 35 minutes, plus cooling time for the cream
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: Adapted from "It Rains Fishes," by San Diego author and cooking teacher Kasma Loha-Unchit. One traditional way to serve this is cooked in the center of a kabocha squash....
| May 28, 2009
| 7:51 AM
Down Home Cooking
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Down Home with the Neelys: A Southern Family Cookbook
Five Bean Picnic Salad
3/4 pound green beans, trimmed and halved
3/4 pound yellow wax beans, trimmed and halved