| Oct 6, 2012
Dear SOS: We were on a cross-country drive and had the pleasure of eating at the Rib City Grill in Rifle, Colo. The real prize was the pecan pie the restaurant served. It is by far the best pecan pie I have ever had! Servers said it was prepared locally....
| Dec 8, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling time for the pastries
Servings: 24 pastries
Note: This appetizer is based on a Middle Eastern pastry that often is spicy. If you are adding jalapeños to the filling, you can minimize the heat by removing the seeds...
| Oct 20, 2012
The last undiscovered ethnic culinary enclave in L.A. might be a dozen-plus Belizean restaurants in the South Los Angeles area, a "Little Belize" offering the multi-culti flavors of the tiny country formerly known as British Honduras.
Drive south from...
| Jun 16, 2012
Dear SOS: We've just returned from a trip to Chicago, and I tell you, we were there for just five days, but we were at the Purple Pig three times. My fave is their fried pig's ears with crispy kale. What an amazing dish! Can you see if they are willing to...
| Mar 30, 2013
Sometimes it's the simplest things that are the most confounding. Last year, right before Easter, I blogged about how to make a perfect hard-boiled egg. Basic? Yes. Popular? Very. This seemingly simple task received tens of thousands of page views.
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Andoni Luis Aduriz, the chef of Mugaritz, in the countryside outside San Sebastian, Spain, may be the closest thing to a pure artist in the restaurant world today. He encases potatoes in thin coats of ceramic so his customers can experience the...
| Mar 30, 2013
What do you do with all of those leftover eggs? Cobb salad? Deviled eggs? Too obvious. Here are four ways to cook with hard-boiled eggs that you might not have thought of.
Egg salad with capers and celery: Chop the eggs, add sliced celery, a little...
| Apr 13, 2013
50 minutes, plus relaxing time for the dough. Serves 6
1 1/2 cups flour
2 eggs, plus more if needed
12 ounces fresh goat cheese
5 tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
1 egg yolk
6 tablespoons minced chives
3 tablespoons chopped parsley...
| Sep 8, 2012
It started out an ordinary enough morning. I was on vacation in London with Ruth Reichl and two other girlfriends, and naturally we'd planned our day around where we wanted to eat. For breakfast, we went to the Toe Path Cafe, an adorable little place I'...
| Nov 17, 2012
Total time: About 3 hours over 2 days
Servings: 6 to 8
Stuffing "pain perdu"
1/2 cup sour cream (crème fraîche or heavy cream can be substituted)
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 teaspoons smooth Dijon mustard
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
| May 4, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eggs. Simple yet comforting, they're a perfect way to begin and end the day. Reward yourself after a long day with this easy dinner idea from Food editor Russ Parsons: a simple fried egg cooked over crisp bread crumbs, draped over steamed asparagus spears...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 4:34 PM
We've just returned from a trip to Chicago, and I tell you, we were there for just five days, but we were at the Purple Pig three times. My fave is their fried pig's ears with crispy kale. What an amazing dish!...