| Jun 29, 2010
| 7:58 AM
Bulgur-Stuffed Summer Vegetables
1 1/4 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 cups water
1 cup bulgur wheat
2 bell peppers (1 red, 1 yellow)
2 summer squashes (zucchini and/or yellow summer squash)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
| Jul 15, 2010
Ratatouille over soft polenta
Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes, plus draining time for the eggplant
Note: Adapted from a recipe by Teresa Fanucchi in "A Place at the Table." Any leftover polenta can be spread into a square glass baking...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 5:48 AM
Bob's Kabobs Surf and Turf Style
2/3 cup pineapple juice
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
2 quarter size slices of ginger root
Pinch or 2 or cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons honey
| Jun 17, 2010
As soon as a parade of Moroccan-style nibbles at Itz Kosher lands on our table, it's easy to imagine we're sitting in a little cafe in Fez or Marrakech, just outside the central bazaar: a bright carrot salad flecked with spicy harissa, Cabernet-colored...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 2:43 PM
Summer is just a few weeks away and it's time to get your grilling game on. We've lined up some easy recipes to ensure your season sizzles. All are easy, time-effective and sure to please.
This weekend marks the start of the unofficial grilling season,...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 9:39 AM
Outfitted in tall white chef hats and green aprons, the Food Fighters faced off against the Blazing Hot Chili Peppers in a cooking showdown Monday at Killybrooke Elementary in Costa Mesa.
Sixteen students in grades 4 to 8 participated in the Killybrooke...
| Jun 10, 2010
As friends and I step into Patina, the figures of the hostess, manager, bartender, server and sommelier awake from their enchantment. They move forward, murmur a greeting and lead us to a table in the elegant, modernist dining room. Sometimes it feels...
| May 13, 2010
| 7:59 AM
Savor the Flavor Contest
Memorial Day May 31st - July 31
Grilled Antipasto with Soprano Sauce
Elizabeth's Tip: This versatile dish can be served as an appetizer or a vegetable side dish. Likewise, the smoky charred vegetables and...
| May 11, 2010
| 1:09 PM
Four Seasons Hotel
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 13
$35 per person
Reservations: (312) 649-2349
To purchase a copy of the book:
The French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook
Although there are variations...
| May 10, 2010
Here's a healthful recipe for chicken with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes over penne, with a side dish of zucchini, both developed by registered dietitian Ruth Frechman (we haven't tested them ourselves):
2-3 boneless chicken breasts
1/2 bag fresh...
| Nov 3, 2010
There's nothing wrong with a side of pasta every once in a while, but with over 200 calories per cup ? even for whole wheat ? pasta can make it nearly impossible to have a low-calorie meal. Get the Skinny with Molly on five pasta swaps that will save...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 1:42 PM
Quick breads, the old-fashioned, fast-rising breads that get their leavening by baking powder or soda are a baker's delight -- a busy cook's dream.
Biscuits, scones, muffins and even pancakes fall into the quick bread category, and we often find the word...