| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:03 PM
There are quite a number of Korean restaurants in the Irvine area and new ones seem to be opening every week.
This is a cuisine with which we are less familiar and so we asked a Korean friend for a recommendation. She suggested Korea House, and off we...
| Sep 11, 2012
III Forks Prime Steakhouse
Upper Randolph and Field
180 N. Field Blvd.
OfficeMax’s Green Tie Ball XXI
Saturday, September 15th
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. VIP Reception
8:30 p.m. – 1:00am Gala
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Everyone comes for Civil War battle re-enactments — the smoke, the noise, the advancing lines of men and horses.
But who stays for dinner after the battle?
As spectators dribbled out of the grounds after Saturday's "Maryland, My Maryland" re-...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Cooks today don't have to rub two sticks together to get smokin'. A battery of new products lets one easily – and cleanly – fire up a meal with smoke without burning down the kitchen, balcony or yard. A fun, sci-fi smoke "gun" delivers that...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on children eating vegetables. The series explores ways to highlight a vegetable's flavor and appearance as a way to work around the resistance some picky eaters have to trying unfamiliar vegetables....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Q: After dancing up a storm in high heels at a very fun wedding reception, I awoke with a terrible leg cramp in my calf. It was so intense I could barely move.
After trying to grab my toe to stretch out my leg with no relief, I hobbled to the kitchen for...
| Jan 19, 2012
It's ironic, in a rosemary-infused sort of way, that in today's farm-to-table restaurant era few chef-and-farmer relationships have evolved into the true collaborations those farm-specific menus often suggest. Their lives tend to exist in parallel worlds,...
| Feb 16, 2012
Total time: 3 hours
Servings: 4 to 6
1 1/2 pounds stewing beef, cut into large chunks
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, coarsely chopped, plus ½ cup minced onion, divided
1/4 cup brandy
6 cups water
3 large beef bones (any kind will...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The problem: “Someone should research the reason behind the horrific smell around Antietam Battlefield,” Kendra Harmon wrote in an email. “The smell on most days in Sharpsburg and behind the battlefield on Old Keedysville road is...
| Feb 24, 2012
In the fall, fresh-cut flower gardener Lisa Ziegler plants a cover crop of Daikon Radishes at her farm in the Denbigh area of Newport News, Va.
The radishes grow mammoth size, 30 inches or more deep, and are grown them to loosen compact soil, she says....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Vic and I had a great week of agricultural and biological adventures with relatives and friends. Last Tuesday, I took my last large beet to the Orange County Fair to enter in the giant beet contest. Mighty Max wasn't the biggest beet that I've ever grown,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Cafe Flora Spring Nettle Ravioli
Recipe Yields 4 servings
1 teaspoon Olive Oil
½ yellow onion
½ pound nettles (Foraged and Found sells them at the U-district farmers market on Saturday or you can put some gloves on and forage for...