| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Vanilla pudding can bring out the kid in you, especially as it conjures up memories of those huge institutional cans cranked open in summer camp dining halls or the tiny cups your mom would tuck into your school lunchbox.
Part of the appeal of vanilla...
| Jun 9, 2012
Dear SOS: The San Diego bakery the Cravory (formerly 410 Degrees) makes the most amazing cinnamon roll cookies. Any chance of getting the recipe? Many thanks!
Dear Brian: These little creations, which look and taste like a...
| Jun 16, 2012
Total time: 40 minutes, plus chilling time
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon powdered gelatin
2 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 cups whole milk
5 tablespoons sugar
1 (2-inch) section vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise,...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Total time: 40 minutes plus chilling time
Note: This recipe works beautifully with Satsumas.
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons instant tapioca
2 3/4 cups whole milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 vanilla bean
| Jan 19, 2012
When I spent some months in Venice, Italy, years ago, my friend Paolo would show up at dinner parties with prosciutto. I'm not talking about a paper packet of sliced ham but a whole prosciutto di San Daniele, the famous ham from Friuli, cured with the...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
720 North State Street
To read more about the restaurant:
Asian Pear & Fennel Salad
1 Asian pear, sliced into wedges
1/2 fennel bulb, sliced paper thin and...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Whole Foods Market
1550 N. Kingsbury St.
Triple Cherries Jubilee
2 cups dark red cherries, pitted and divided
2 cups cherry juice
1/4 cup dried tart cherries
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Maple-Beer-Chili Chicken Wings
Makes 15 to 17 wings (4 to 6 servings)
1 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup dark beer, preferably porter
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup ...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
BLT American Brasserie
500 West Superior Street
Brick Chicken Diablo
3 3 to 3 1/2-pound whole chickens, request your butcher to debone into 2 halves
1/4 cup rosemary minced
| Apr 22, 2012
| 10:24 PM
At this weekend’s vegan cupcake challenge in Sacramento, substitutes abound.
Soy is standing in for dairy and tofu’s posing as bacon in some maple bacon beauties.
But shop owner Patricia Mares says for her, there can never be a substitute...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:41 PM
People love cupcakes, so it shouldn't have been a surprise that this year's Herald-Mail Cupcake Contest exceeded the contest's splashy debut last year.
But with 32 entries and a rainbow of decorations, colors and flavors, judges spent a challenging two...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:16 PM
To purchase a copy of the book:
The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook: Sweetness in Seattle
“Worth the Effort” Puff Pastry
Makes enough puff for six 4 1/2–inch squares
1/3 cup ice cold water, plus a few more...