Archive for July, 2004

A simple, smoky solution

July 2004

Los Angeles Times

Globalization is not always a bad thing. These days you can go off to an Argentina-born friend’s birthday party in Italy and come home with a California solution to one of the universal kitchen mysteries: how to cook fava beans without seven hours of prep work. (more…)

The fine art of ribs

July 2004

Los Angeles Times

Purists insist there’s only one way to cook ribs: Rub them with a salt-and-spice blend and let them smoke and smolder over live coals for a little less time than it takes to sit through “Gone With the Wind.”

Purists must have charcoal to burn. (more…)