June 23, 2011
Carrot cake Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling and chilling times Servings: 9 to 12 Note: Adapted from a recipe by pastry chef Kimberly Valdez of SW Steakhouse at Wynn in Las Vegas. This recipe requires the use of a scale. Glucose can generally be found at baking and cooking supply stores. Carrot cake Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally in print.
December 17, 2008
Total time: 45 minutes plus 2 hours roasting time for the duck Servings: 6 Note: Adapted from Craig Strong, chef de cuisine at the Langham, Huntington Hotel & Spa.
January 14, 2011 |
It's awards season and the Golden Globes are right around the corner. On Sunday, the Beverly Hilton will sparkle with stars and become impossible to infiltrate, unless you somehow have a room. But fret not, the hotel's iconic Trader Vic's tiki lounge has shared the recipe for its Scorpion cocktail. So why not mix up a few of these formidably strong libations while you watch the Globes? Consisting of tart lemon juice and sweet orange juice, and spiked liberally with light rum and brandy, the drink will transport you to the Polynesian tropics (where perhaps you'll find Jon Hamm lounging in a loincloth.
April 26, 2011 |
Dear SOS: We love to order the "Famous White Sangria" at the LGO Café in Pasadena at La Grande Orange Café. Perfect on a summer evening — can you please help us get the recipe? Alex Zucco Monrovia Dear Alex: LGO Café was happy to share its recipe for this libation, and now that warm weather is just around the corner, it's the perfect time. La Grande Orange Café's white sangria Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally in print.
April 21, 2011
Norwegian orange cake Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes plus cooling time Servings: 10 to 16 Note: Candied orange peel is generally available at gourmet and cooking supply stores, as well as at select well-stocked markets. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally in print. Upload pictures of the finished dish here.
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July 7, 1988
An orange juice carton that had been tampered with was found on a west San Fernando Valley supermarket shelf for the third time in as many days. In the cases this week, 64-ounce cartons of orange juice were found with notes indicating that their contents may have been contaminated. The notes were attached to the cartons with needles from hypodermic syringes, Los Angeles police said.
June 8, 1989
Easy Pork Chop Saute can be made in just minutes and slices of sauteed bananas make it irresistible. Cooking bananas lightly in a hot skillet gives them an entirely new character. Combining with chops that were simmered in a curry powder, cumin and orange juice mixture, adds an exotic touch. Choose firm bananas with a hint of green at the tip for cooking. They will hold their texture and are not too sweet. Store ripe bananas in the refrigerator for a week or slightly more. The peels may darken, but inside, the fruit is good and fresh.