February 2, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: 8 1 unbaked (9-inch) tart shell 2 whole eggs 2 egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup grapefruit juice (from 2 large grapefruit) 1 teaspoon grated grapefruit zest (from 1 large grapefruit) 1 teaspoon Campari 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces 1/4 cup chopped pistachios 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Prick the bottom of the tart shell lightly with a fork, line it with parchment or aluminum foil and fill it with pie weights (you can use dried beans and save them to use as weights the next time you bake)
October 11, 1991 |
Firm Warns of Product Tampering: Everfresh Inc. of Franklin Park, Ill., said consumers in 18 states, including California, should look for possible tampering of its 10-ounce bottles of Everfresh Grapefruit Juice. It said the bottles involved were from lot No. C1225. Pennsylvania officials and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating several cases of apparent tampering, the company said. Thirty bottles of its grapefruit juice found in the Hatfield and Reading, Pa.
February 27, 2008
Total time: 2 minutes Servings: Makes 1 cocktail Note: From Vincenzo Marianella 1/2 ounce good-quality reposado tequila, preferably 4 Copas 3/4 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur 1 ounce ruby grapefruit juice 2 to 2 1/2 ounces Champagne or prosecco Combine the tequila, St-Germain and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a cocktail flute. Top with Champagne. Quickly stir; then serve immediately. Each serving: 167 calories; 0 protein; 13 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 2 mg. sodium.
June 30, 1985
Savvy Americans are eating lighter. They know they can still enjoy their traditional favorites and cut down on calories and fat, and holidays are no exception. Offered here is a slimmed down July 4th picnic. It features a tasty version of coleslaw made with a dressing of grapefruit juice, oil, mustard and caraway seeds. A cup of regular slaw with a mayonnaise dressing has about 175 calories; our version boasts a slim 100. A quarter of a three-pound fried chicken carries a 968-calorie tag.
February 5, 2010 |
Though the tiki cocktail was invented in Los Angeles, when it comes down to it, Angelenos don't consume a whole lot of its signature spirit: rum. Outside of select tiki bars such as Trader Vic's and Tiki-Ti, our interest in rum drinks doesn't go much further than the mojito. L.A. likes vodka and whiskey, says Craig Trager, who owns five bars including the Well and NoBar. If it weren't for his $3 margarita special at El Bar, which has a Mexican theme, he says he'd even have a hard time pushing tequila.
February 24, 2012
You're gearing up for Oscar Sunday — also known as the "Ladies' Super Bowl" — and to loosely quote an Oscar winner, you're feeling like the queen of the world. Why not be queen of the desert too? This tangy little cocktail of the same name was created by bartender Colleen Ford Morales for the bar at Next Door by Josie and it features a royal mix of sterling silver tequila, fresh lime and grapefruit juice and simple syrup. A courtly kick comes from crisp jalapeño slices. -- The Queen of the Desert by Colleen Ford Morales 2 ounces silver tequila 1 ounce fresh lime juice 1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice 1 ounce simple syrup 2 thin jalapeño slices, plus more for garnish Tonic water Combine tequila, lime and grapefruit juice and syrup over ice in a mixing glass.