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.
July 23, 2008
Happiness, writes frequent contributor Liz Pearson, is a dinner that just about cooks itself -- and also leaves plenty of leftovers to carry you through the week. And as long as she's talking about this delicious pulled pork, who could argue? Combine the tang of orange juice and cider vinegar with the smoky sweetness of chipotle peppers and you've got a sure winner.
April 29, 2010 |
Dear SOS: I ordered the warm quinoa salad at Fig Restaurant in Santa Monica a couple months ago during DineLA and haven't been able to stop thinking about it since. I would love to have the recipe. Please help! Thuy Hua Los Angeles Dear Thuy: Fig Restaurant was happy to share its recipe for this warm, colorful salad, which we've adapted below. Warm quinoa salad Total time: About 1 hour Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from Fig Restaurant.
May 27, 2010 |
Dear SOS : The Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix serves the most delicious stuffed French toast I have ever eaten. Would it be possible to get the recipe? Gayle Taylor La Canada-Flintridge Dear Gayle: We loved this take on French toast - small, mascarpone-stuffed rounds, lightly scented with cinnamon and fried, then topped with a bright orange compote. And it's perfect for company; make the compote and assemble the "sandwiches" ahead of time, then fry shortly before serving.
July 7, 2011 |
Dear SOS: I love the Sweetie Pies Bakery in Napa Valley. Last time, I tried the sweet-glazed currant scone. Would it be possible to get the recipe? Elisabeth Anders Napa Valley Dear Elisabeth: Sweetie Pies Bakery folds the small but brightly flavored currants with fresh orange zest in these wonderfully flaky scones. Drizzle over a sweet orange-scented glaze, and they make a delightful breakfast or a perfect snack. Sweetie Pie's orange breakfast scones 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.
February 22, 2014 |
If you're like me, you probably don't need an excuse to lift a celebratory margarita. Still, even this classic cocktail gets its own holiday. That would be today. So Happy National Margarita Day! To celebrate, we've compiled 13 of our favorite recipes . If you love a classic margarita, we've got you covered. Of course, we'll also take care of you if you'd like to get creative with a little blood orange, pomegranate or guava. Or perhaps you'd like to add a little jalapeno, horseradish or cilantro to the mix. We include a variety of recipes, including favorites from restaurants known for great drinks: El Coyote, Mas Malo and Border Grill.
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.