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Potatoes Are Delicious And Good For You

Scalloped potatoes with whipping cream make a tasty side dish. Photo by Deborah Jones/ Los Angeles Times Syndicate

Tea Is For Much More Than Just Drinking

According to Celestial Seasonings, you can do much more than make a cup of tea with its tea bags. The Boulder, Colo.-based tea manufacturer has devised recipes which use bright …

Shrimp The Most Versatile Of Seafood

Shrimp with Lemon Alfredo Sauce. Photo by Scott Wellstandt/Los Angeles Times Syndicate

Tostados Quick Dinner For Family Or Parties

Tostados, made with tortillas, are perfect for a quick midweek meal. If you’re having guests, you can double the recipe. You can prepare the tortillas and the chicken filling and …

This Frittata Is Eggs-Actly What You Need

Leek and Potato Frittata borrows potatoes from the Spanish classic, the baked frittata from the Italians and a bit of Gruyere cheese from Switzerland. Photo by Jim Frost/Los Angeles Times …

Muffins Prove Low-Fat Doesn’t Mean Low-Flavor

Why do so many reduced-fat muffins taste gummy, dry and dreadful? The answer lies in understanding what fat does in the first place and why the substitutes don’t always work. …

Quick Chicken Recipe Unites East, West Flavors

Regardless of the name, don’t think of this recipe as something so exotic that it couldn’t possibly qualify for a weeknight supper. Preparation and cooking takes less than 30 minutes. …

Even A True Yankee Would Approve Of Vietnamese-Style Lobster

I’m not what you’d call a Yankee, but I did live in Boston long enough (15 years) to acquire certain notions about the proper way to cook lobster. Namely, you …

Cookbook Introduces Indian Flavors To Vegetarian Meals

1. Neelam Batra, author of “The Indian Vegitarian.” Photo by Lori Shepler/Los Angeles Times 2. Author Neelam Batra’s Cream Saffron Sauce is delicious over pasta. Photo by Steve Dykes/Los Angels …

Don’t ‘Fool’ Around, Make This Dessert

Strawberries ‘N Cream Fool is delicious served with angel food or pound cake.

Can’t Find Right Entree? Create Your Own Recipe

Who’s got the most cookbooks in their kitchen? I, for one, find that my collection keeps growing. It’s an unsatiated appetite for the new, the different, the delicious. Of course, …

Mango Great Topping For Other Tropical Fruits

One time while vacationing in Hawaii, we drove through a grove of mango trees, laden with ripe fruit. Unlike many of the bland, fibrous supermarket mangoes, these were almost overwhelming …

A Date With Julia For This Reporter, Meeting Julia Child Was A Lifelong Dream Fulfilled

Pinch me. I must be dreaming. Here I am in Seattle sitting next to my hero, Julia Child, chatting about crab. “How does the Dungeness look?” she inquires, after I …

Meat Replaced With Veggies In This Easy Lasagna Recipe

This lasagna is made with four cheeses and can be made up to two days in advance. Photo by Associated Press

Oscar Night Good Reason To Gather Friends, Food

Growing up in the 1950s, I remember clearly the television shows our family watched together. All of those programs have long since faded from the screen, with one exception: the …

Chocolate Just Another Flavoring In This Spice Cake

The hint of chocolate in this space cake brings out the flavor of the rest of the spices. Photo by Kirk McCoy/Los Angeles Times

Sweet Or Nonsweet, Scones Are Delicious Anytime

The growing popularity of coffee houses and of good quality tea goes hand in hand with another trend, the scone. Most coffee houses sell scones, big, crumbly and biscuit-textured, often …

Stew Can Warm The Soul On A Rainy Day

Sausages and ribs with wine-braised lentils is just the right dish for a cold, wet evening. Photo by Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times

Irish Coffee Not Just For Drinking Anymore

“Cream - rich as an Irish brogue. Coffee - strong as a friendly hand. Sugar - sweet as the tongue of a rogue. Whiskey - smooth as the wit of …

Ok, It’s Lower In Fat, But It’s Still Pretty Tasty

1. Most of the fat in these tomatoes was eliminated by using baked eggplant. Photo by Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times 2. These enchiladas are not fried in any oil. Photo …

Think Of Green Beans As More Than Plate Decor

Green beans used to be an afterthought. You’d go to the jolly ho-ho-ho green giant aisle of the supermarket and buy a can. Later you’d heat up the contents to …

Fast St. Paddy’s Meal Starts With Pre-Sliced Deli Corned Beef

Corned beek and cabbage makes a great St. Patrick’s Day dinner. Photo by Associated Press

Irish Oatmeal Cake Has Delicious Nutty Topping

Irish oatmeal cake is a golden cake that combines quick-cooking oatmeal, sugar and spices. The cake has a nutty topping. Serve it for dessert on St. Patrick’s Day. Irish Oatmeal …

In Search Of The Perfect Waffle

Waffles and winter fruit compote make a delicious combination. Photo by Con Keyes/Los Angeles Times

Going Kosher Jewish Foods Are Simple And Robust, Created During Thousands Of Years Of Tradition

Paying attention to what you eat. Searching out pure, quality ingredients. Choosing meatless meals on occasion. Pages from the food bible for the 1990s? To be sure. But they’re also …

Shrimp Dish Not Too Sweet Or Too Sour

Lightly stir-fried shrimp and a tangy sauce make sweet and sour shrimp incredibly popular. There is probably more sweet and sour sauce consumed in American and European restaurants than in …

‘Shroom Boom Exotic Mushrooms Are Gaining Popularity Among Diners Looking For Wild New Flavors

1.(Photo of a variety of mushrooms. Photo by Orange County Register) 2. Grower Ralph Tew holds up a batch of his oyster mushrooms. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review

Chicken Tortilla Soup Hearty Appetizer Or Meal

If one soup could be called the national elixir of Mexico, it would be Chicken Tortilla Soup. Nourishing, hearty and light all at once, this soup combines the flavors of …

Simple Blue Cheese Custard A Satisfying, Savory Entree

Blue Cheese Custard with Wild Rice and Walnut Salad. Photo by Jim Frost/Los Angeles Times Syndicate

Stuff Your Peppers With ‘Supergrain’

Quinoa, “the lost grain of the Aztec Indians,” is rich in history and nutrition. For centuries, it has been the staple food of many South American countries where it is …