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Recipe: The Slanted Door’s Sticky Rice with Sweet Potato

Posted December 4, 2014 by | 7 Comments | ]
Photo credit: Ed Anderson

When we saw this simple recipe from Charles Phan’s new cookbook The Slanted Door we knew we had to share it.

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Recipe: Spicy Sautéed Okra

Posted September 26, 2014 by | 2 Comments | ]

Try this recipe for spicy okra.

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Recipe: Grilled Corn with Jalapeño Butter

Posted June 27, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

This week on the Market Report, Laura Avery talks to Chef Oliver Lorenz of Josie in Santa Monica about his love of fresh corn and how he’s using it at the restaurant.

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Recipes: Good Food Passover

Posted April 11, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Matzo Lasagna for Passover

Over the years I’ve written a number of recipes for Passover that have found their way onto various sites.  Here’s the complete list along with Passover recipes from friends that we’ve posted on this blog in the past.
Angeli Sephardi Haroset
Pesce in Carpione (Gefülte Fish substitute)
Italian Chopped Liver + More
Vegan Matzo Balls
Matzo Brei (Two Ways)
Evan’s (used to be Bittman’s) Pot Roast 
Angeli Matzo Lasagna
Spring Vegetable Saute
Artichokes …

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Recipe: Escabeche

Posted February 14, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

Try this recipe for Mexican pickled winter vegetables, also known as escabeche.

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Chef CJ Jacobsen’s Forest Floor Pear

Posted January 31, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Chef CJ's Forest Floor Pear

This is not a regular pear.  It’s not just that it’s an especially tasty variety (which it is), it’s that it smells just like hiking through a SoCal mountain trail.  It’s so aromatic that my truck cab was infused with the smell for days after transporting the pear from KCRW to my house.
How CJ did it:
Chef CJ Jacobson of Girasol in Studio City is …

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Recipe: Beet Rosti with Rosemary

Posted January 23, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

The New York Times’ Mark Bittman wants you to know that you don’t have to serve beets with goat cheese.

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Vegetarian Recipe: Aloo Methi

Posted December 19, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
aloo palak eve

Aloo Methi is a mildly flavored vegetable dish cooked in a base of sautèed onions, ginger and garlic. Try this recipe from Farhara Sahibzada’s new cookbook Flavorful Shortcuts to Indian/Pakistani Cooking.

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Recipe: Asian Veggie Noodle Soup

Posted December 4, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Private chef CC Consalvo says that, “hearty brown rice noodles and fresh crunchy veggies make this soup a nice accompaniment or even the main dish.”

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sunchoke Bisque with Pumpkin Seed Oil and Sunflower Sprouts

Posted November 14, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
_AUTHOR Madison_photo credit Laurie Smith

Much like Deborah Madison’s recipe for Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk, Miso, and Lime, this bisque is a great staple for this time of year for those who love sunchokes. If you have never cooked with them before, she says that “a soup is a good and safe place to start.”