October 24, 2012 |
Fragrant garlic, fresh shiitake mushrooms, spicy chile -- tofu never looked this good, tossed with a rich and glossy black bean sauce. For a rich and flavorful -- and completely vegetarian -- dinner idea, look no further than this dish from Andrea Nguyen. It's a great main dish, served with a side of rice. You can find the recipe here. For more quick-fix dinner ideas, check out our video recipe gallery here . Food Editor Russ Parsons and Test Kitchen manager Noelle Carter show you how to fix a dozen dishes in an hour or less.
April 28, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: Serves 2 as a main dish, 4 as part of a multi-dish meal Note: Relatively firm-yet-tender tofu, such as Trader Joe's, pan-fries beautifully with minimal splatter. This is not overly saucy. There should be some visible sauce but the tofu isn't swimming in it. Serve the tofu with rice. The fermented black bean stock is from Fuchsia Dunlop's "Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook. " Fermented black bean stock 4 cups water 1 tablespoon fermented black beans, unrinsed In a small saucepan, bring the water and black beans to a boil over high heat.
May 26, 2011
Tofu with kimchi (Dubu kimchi) Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 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. For the best flavor, use aged nappa napa cabbage ("baechu") kimchi that is at least a couple of weeks old. 1 18-ounce package medium-firm tofu Salt 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 onion, sliced 1/4 pound pork, cut into thin strips 1 tablespoon Korean chile paste (gochujang)
January 26, 2012
Miso soup with crispy age tofu, nappa cabbage and green onions Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Note: Do not reheat the miso soup after the miso has been added; the flavor diminishes with reheating. Miso paste is generally available in the Asian sections of well-stocked supermarkets, as well as at Asian markets; age tofu (deep-fried tofu) is available at Japanese markets. 1 quart dashi 3 to 4 tablespoons miso paste (red or white or koji miso paste)
March 21, 2013 |
"The Happy Poet," a no-budget comedy about one man's no-budget sandwich-cart venture, would have to dial up the energy several notches to qualify as deadpan. With a DIY ethos on both sides of the camera, the Austin, Texas-set feature is an ultra-low-key takeoff on the conventional find-your-bliss Hollywood arc. Funny and incisive in moments, it never fully takes off. The title character, Bill, is a nonwriting poet who has left the workaday world to hawk organic fare in the park. He's played by Paul Gordon, the film's writer-director-editor, with a flat affect and a halting monotone that speaks volumes but doesn't grow less irritating.
November 12, 1996 |
Doctors may have finally found a cure for hot flashes: a healthy dose of tofu. Researchers at the American Heart Assn.'s annual scientific meeting Sunday discussed the growing evidence that soybean protein, commonly found in tofu, may indeed relieve the miseries of menopause. Dr. Gregory L. Burke of Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., outlined a study in which women suffering hot flashes reported significantly less intense symptoms after taking soy protein.