| Dec 17, 2008
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Note: Adapted from Craig Strong, chef de cuisine at the Langham, Huntington Hotel & Spa.
3 cups heavy cream
2 whole star anise
2 pounds turnips
4 pounds potatoes
1 teaspoon salt, divided
| Jan 28, 2009
One of the best dinners that you can make with the vegetables you probably already have on hand doesn't even require a pot of boiling water. Just a pot of simmering water.
It's rustic, beautiful vegetable soup, and if you think that means a pull-out-...
| Jul 5, 2007
First impressions: Jockey Wok 'n' Rolls, located in a homely Hoffman Estates strip mall, has perhaps the most unfortunate name for a local Asian restaurant alongside Ukrainian Village's Takie Outit and Lakeview's Ping Pong. Kitschy name aside, it has...
| Nov 6, 2008
| 4:48 PM
Total time: 30 minutes, plus 10 minutes standing time
Note: From Christian Shaffer.
2or 3 medium turnips, peeled
2or 3 medium rutabagas, peeled
1/2 medium red onion, quartered
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
| May 7, 2008
IN SOUTHERN California, where we enjoy lively, vibrant farmers markets year-round, on every day of the week, in almost every neighborhood, deciding what's for dinner can, perhaps even should, be less about careful planning than serendipity. Maybe...
| Dec 26, 2007
Roasted duck pot pie
Total time: About 5 1/2 hours, including roasting and baking time
Note: From test kitchen director Donna Deane. Duck fat (if you would rather buy it than render it from the duck) is available at Bristol Farms stores,...
| Jan 2, 2008
Total time: 50 minutes, plus cooling time
2 tablespoons plus 1/4 -cup good-quality olive oil, divided
2 shallots, sliced
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
| Jan 22, 2008
| 6:01 PM
A variation on classic French pot-au-feu, this hearty dish appealed to Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila when she dined at Lou, a new wine bar on Vine Street in Los Angeles.
"It's sort of a Jewish-French hybrid," owner Lou Amdur says, pig's foot...
| Sep 16, 2009
Total time: 15 minutes plus wilting time for the vegetables and chilling time for the salad
Note: Adapted from Got Kosher? Provisions.
1 small red bell pepper
1 tablespoon plus 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided, more to taste
| Oct 1, 2009
Address: 3896 Northlake Blvd. (Northlake Commons Plaza with Home Depot)
Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Type food: Middle...
| Oct 14, 2009
Roasted kabocha squash and celery root soup with maple syrup and brown butter
Total time: About 1 hour, plus roasting time for the vegetables
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: Adapted from "Love Soup" by Anna Thomas.
1 (2 1/2 pound) kabocha squash
| Dec 11, 2009
Pauline Lord sits in the kitchen of her home in East Lyme, sunlight streaming through windows that wrap two walls. One morning last week, she reflected on the past decade, during which she and her husband, David Harlow, created a small but thriving...