| May 29, 2013
Watercress is a treat I had come to associate with spring and the return of farmers markets — that is, until I came across vibrant bunches of it recently at the local grocer.
It was so fresh and crisp that instead of figuring how to incorporate it...
| Mar 20, 2013
Passover celebrates the Hebrews' flight from Egypt to freedom more than 3,000 years ago. Jews around the world will remember that exodus at sundown March 25 with a ritual dinner, or Seder. And what's on the table will tell a story of its own, one based on...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:26 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Chicken with Rosemary, Red...
| Jun 1, 2013
When the first AOC opened a decade ago, nobody quite knew what to make of the place, a wine bar near the original Farmers Market that seemed to specialize in cured meats, salads and lots of tiny dishes that reflected the flavors of coastal Italy and...
| May 30, 2013
From this summer’s vegan menu at Grant Achatz’s restaurant Next to the buzz about plant-based diets, veganism is definitely having a moment.
“A few years ago, people said, ‘Oh, vegan? What does that mean?” said Don...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Why is chicken so popular? Well, it cooks pretty quickly. And depending on the what you buy, it can be both flavorful and diet-friendly. It's versatile -- you can combine it with almost any flavor combination. Perhaps best of all? It's easy. Roast a whole...
| Apr 17, 2013
As Imperial Valley growers cope with water shortages and look for niche markets, one area farmer is betting that an ancient crop will soon get its moment in the sun.
Olives are ideally suited for the Imperial Valley’s desert climate, said Don...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:22 AM
In the first version of this sandwich, I gave you the basics.
Now it's time to "Make it Happen" as I say in the kitchen.
We are going to start with the basics but change up the olive salad a bit to give it a little different flavor. Then we will...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:33 PM
MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay.
It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:14 PM
PARIS — Easter still makes me think of vinegar. A clear wax crayon, drawn onto the white shell, not able to see the childish designs, hoping for the best. Dipping into the colored, vinegary dye with a flimsy wisp of wire shaped like a stop sign. Who...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Bloody Marys are a no-brainer when it comes to weekend entertaining. It's so simple: Whip up a batch of Bloody Mary mix the night before; that extra time in the fridge gives the flavors time to properly marry, and it gives you one less thing to worry...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:12 PM
PALERMO, Italy — This Sicilian city is full of secrets, but its street food isn't one of them. Monday through Saturday, the locals follow the smells and sounds to any one of Palermo's open-air markets for a taste of regional fare.