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Thanksgiving Recipe Rescue Guide

By | 2016-12-02T21:33:13+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Categories: appetizer, Autumn, baking, Complete Meal, Cookbooks, cooking technique, Dessert, Fruit, Holiday, KCRW's Good Food, Main dish, recipe, Salad, Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, Seasons, Side Dish, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We all know Thanksgiving dinner is first about the sides and then about des [...]

Food Memory: European Plum Pie

By | 2016-11-18T00:58:56+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Categories: Autumn, baking, Cookbooks, Culinary History, Dessert, Holiday, Seasons|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  Years ago, I met a woman named Nancy Becker at a food professionals’ [...]

Tangelo Squares

By | 2016-11-18T00:58:57+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Categories: baking, cooking technique, Dessert, E Book, Fruit, KCRW's Good Food, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, Seasons, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I love my lemon square recipe. Seriously love it. Easy and supremely lemony [...]

My Favorite Holiday Cookie and Last-Minute Gift Ideas

By | 2016-11-18T00:58:57+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Categories: baking, Cookbooks, Dessert, Holiday, KCRW's Good Food, recipe, Seasons, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As 2012 barrels to a bittersweet close,   here’s how I’m handling the last [...]

My Favorite Pumpkin Pie

By | 2016-11-18T00:58:57+00:00 November 19th, 2012|Categories: Autumn, baking, Dessert, Holiday, recipe, Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, Seasons, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I fell in love with classic pumpkin custard pie all on my own. My immigrant [...]

Cookbook Award Nominees

By | 2016-11-18T00:58:58+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|Categories: Award, baking, Chefs, Cookbooks, Culinary History, Event, old cookbooks, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I’m tickled to report that several books I recommended last December have b [...]

How to Make a Perfect Pie Crust

By | 2016-11-18T00:58:58+00:00 January 1st, 2010|Categories: baking, cooking technique, Dessert, Fruit, KCRW's Good Food, Newsletters, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Call me crazy, but I love January. It’s so full of potential: I do [...]