| Nov 12, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Until Petros in Manhattan Beach blew onto the scene a few years ago, Greek restaurants in L.A. tended to be more in the folkloric vein, places like Taverna Tony in Malibu or Papa Cristos in L.A., where you could shop for Greek groceries and stay for an...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 11:18 AM
You can have a football fest without blocking your guests' arteries. Beyond portion control, here are ideas passed on by Weight Watchers:
- Meaty dishes: Serve precooked lean chicken strips, deli turkey slices or meatless chili, or bake skinless chicken...
| Mar 31, 2010
Jean-Louis Brocardi, his parents, Jean Pierre and Paula, and sister, Stephanie, operate stalls at 24 summertime farmers markets, selling more than two dozen varieties of olives, hummus, pita bread and other Mediterranean specialties. The family recently...
| Apr 22, 2010
Better nutrition results in better learning. Help your children succeed in school by encouraging them to eat a healthy, well-balanced lunch.
Making Lunch-Making Fun!
If you pack your children's lunch, make what they like to eat-so they'll eat what you...
| May 13, 2010
| 6:15 AM
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm Street
To purchase a copy of the book:
Be Thrifty: How to Live Better with Less
Clean, Green Home:
If you are someone who likes to buy "green" cleaners...
| Apr 5, 2010
A boom-boom booty-licious salad to rock your world--or at least the next back yard barbecue. Tossed in a lemony, ginger vinaigrette featuring the bold, bright flavors of India, black-eyed peas have never sounded so good. In just 10 tasty minutes, create...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 12:37 PM
Parties that Cook
Garlicky Pita Chips:
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil or olive oil spray
2 garlic cloves, peeled
10 pieces of white pita bread, 6-8 inches in diameter
Kosher salt and pepper
Fava and Sweet Pea...
| Jul 1, 2010
The fatit hummus at Olive Tree is a dish of geological depth, a dip of distinct strata. Slicked across its top is a layer of yogurt puddled with olive oil and dusted with cumin and paprika. Pine nuts dot the surface like pale pebbles. Embedded in the warm...
| Jun 26, 2010
There is a chain of chicken restaurants (whose name begins with a Z) that has led the market in succulent, finger-smacking roasted chicken for years. It's definitely delicious, but the next time I'm hankering for garlicky chicken, hummus and pita, I'll be...
| Mar 23, 2011
Jessica Harper is an actress, writer, singer, songwriter and now the author of a new cookbook for people who don't always experience the joy of cooking.
With more than 100 simple recipes as well as comical recollections of the frustrations of cooking...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Lisa Farmer's Spicy White Bean Dip
This makes a great dip for veggies or pita chips. It can also be used as a spread on sadwiches etc...
- 2 cloves garlic, (I used smoked)
- 1 (15 1/2 ounce) can cannelloni beans (white kidney beans)...
| Mar 31, 2011
Among food-obsessed Angelenos, shawarma isn't as much a point of contention as, say, ramen or carne asada. At too many of the city's Levantine restaurants, flaccid, flavorless strands of meat pass as properly shaved shawarma almost without protest.