| Nov 19, 2010
| 8:35 PM
You can't bake a great cake without a great recipe; you can't build a great house without great architectural plans, and, as any good gardener will tell you, you can't garden successfully without "The Western Garden Book."
If you garden anywhere...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 8:54 AM
Corn, Black Bean & Zucchini Tamales Recipe yields enough filling for 4 dozen tamales. If preparing 5 lbs. masa (which yields enough masa for 3.5 dozen tamales), you will have a little bit of corn salad left over to eat by the spoonful.
Filling: 1 can...
| Sep 21, 2010
Total time: 50 minutes
1/4 pound zucchini, cut in 1/2 -inch dice 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided, plus more to taste
1 cup lentils
3 tablespoons finely chopped chives
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more as needed
| Sep 23, 2010
| 9:50 AM
While an omelet is a thing of fragile beauty, dependent upon immediate eating, the frittata is a much friendlier beast, more accommodating in both preparation and service.
Dinners at this time of year make me cranky — most of time when I get home...
| Sep 23, 2010
Police say a Montana woman fended off a bear attack with an unlikely weapon -- a zucchini.
Missoula County Sheriff's Lt. Rich Maricelli says a 200-pound black bear attacked one of the woman's dogs just after midnight Wednesday on the back porch of her...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 5:51 AM
Dining in is the new dining out.
According the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, the average household spent more than $2,700 on dining out in 2009. Eating at home can save your family thousands of dollars a year. But it doesn't have to...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 3:14 PM
For many family farmers, harvest is the busiest time of the year, leaving little time to actually cook what they grow.
Consequently, many of them rely on recipes that are quick, simple and often ready to feed a crowd.
We recently asked busy farmers ...
| Apr 1, 2010
Dear SOS: Would you furnish us with a recipe for the delicious zucchini tea cake served at Huckleberry's in Santa Monica? I know by taste it is not low in fat, but I was told it was baked with only the whites of eggs. It will soon be the season for...
| Dec 14, 2010
Tuscan Chicken Pasta
1 package Papparadelle pasta
1 package Tony's Tuscan marinated chicken strips
1 tray zucchini and carrot strips
1 can Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
8 ounces fresh baby spinach
1 cup grated Parmesan Reggiano cheese...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 5:18 AM
One. Six One
1251 West Taylor Street
To read more about the restaurant:
Sauteed Tomato Sauce (see recipe below or use your favorite brand)
6 ounces dried spaghetti
2 Tablespoons olive...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 5:16 PM
Huntington Beach now has its very own Cucina Alessa. Chef/owner Alessandro Pirozzi opened the first of these home-style Italian restaurants in Newport Beach two years ago to very good reviews. The incredibly energetic Pirozzi now works 18-hour days,...
| Jul 16, 2010
Total time: 20 minutes, plus marinating and pickling time
Servings: 3 cups
Note: Adapted from Judy Rodgers' "The Zuni Café Cookbook."
1 pound zucchini
1 small yellow onion
2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 cups cider vinegar
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons dry...