| Mar 17, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Sometimes simplicity is the best.
At least it is for Rosemary Franco's Zucchini Supreme.
"It is so simple and easy and is so delicious," Franco said. "It is just a three-ingredient recipe."
Because of its simplicity, no ingredient really stands out,...
| Apr 7, 2011
My Mexican grandfather used to say that salads were for rabbits. My Mexican father thinks a good steak cures any stomach ailment. And a Mexican friend used to joke that a pet pig that lived near my old Westside neighborhood would last approximately two...
| Mar 23, 2011
A favored uncle gave us our first subscription to Gourmet magazine in our middle-school years. Photographs of luscious vegetable tarts and rich quiches made our mouths water. We saved up for a set of tart pans. Then we practiced and the family offered...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 5:14 PM
Max Berman took a bite out of his fiesta wrap, put it down on his lunch tray and strode across the Bugbee Elementary School cafeteria toward a classmate.
The wrap had been hyped for weeks at Bugbee and two other schools in town. It's a semifinalist in...
| Jun 16, 2011
Dear SOS: Have you tried the roasted veggie burger at Upper West in Santa Monica? If you haven't, you must. It is hands down the best veggie burger on the planet. Would love to see if the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen can come up with the recipe....
| Mar 22, 2011
| 1:35 PM
I watched Julia Child with my mom, even when I was as young as 8. I loved how beautiful the foods were garnished and presented, like works of art. That was right up my alley, as I enjoyed drawing and painting.
I provide food for St. Ann Catholic Roman...