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Try this when 1 salad just isn’t enough

For Vikas Khanna, one salad simply isn’t enough. The perfect salad meal would have plenty of choices.“Ideally, I would like to have three or four small salads to just have a taste of each,” Khanna,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Touchdown! Chefs cook up tasty plays on pigskin

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco chef Chris Cosentino isn’t much of a football fan. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t know how to toss the pigskin around the gridiron. Or the frying pan. We’re talking...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Little-known facts about a favorite dessert

The most popular topping for ice cream is chocolate syrup. Of all the days of the week, most ice cream is bought on Sunday The largest ice cream sundae weighed 54,914 pounds. It was made by Palm...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Every day is good for a sundae

In the United States, religious leaders sometimes influence politics, like the time back in the 19th century when one of the laws they helped pass may have been the reason ice cream sundaes were...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Peanut Butter Fudge Sauce

Makes about 2 cups Ingredients:¾ cup smooth peanut butter 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 2/3 cup whipping cream ½ cup water Procedure:Place the peanut butter, chocolate, cream and water in...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Mini-Kitchen Sink

Makes 4 servings Ingredients:1 large banana, sliced 4 scoops ice cream 4 to 6 chocolate chip cookies, crumbled 4 brownies or Oreo-type cookies, crumbled Peanut-butter fudge sauce, see recipe below...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Fresh Fruit Sauce Sundae

Makes 4 servings Ingredients:½ cup finely diced strawberries ½ cup finely chopped raspberries ½ cup finely diced mango ½ cup finely diced red seedless grapes 2 tablespoons crushed crystallized...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Hot Fudge Sauce

Makes about 1½ cups Ingredients:2 cups light brown sugar 1 cup heavy cream 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Procedure:Place the brown sugar, cream,...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Buttery Roasted Tomato Bruschetta

Start to finish: 25 minutes. Servings: 2Ingredients:4 plum tomatoesOlive oilKosher salt and ground black pepper2 large slices sourdough bread1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary3 tablespoons butter,...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Cold Ham And Cheese Casserole

This “casserole” is a great way to use up leftovers. Feel free to play with the ingredients. Chicken, steak and even chopped leftover hamburgers are fine substitutes for the ham.Start to finish: 10...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Seattle program teaches homeless to feed hungry

SEATTLE – When he spent his days smoking crack and helping women sell themselves, Brandon Hicks had little occasion to ponder an herbed goat-cheese tartine.But here he was in the kitchen of...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Aioli

@Recipe intro bold:Start to finish: 5 minutesServings: Makes 1¼ cupsIngredients:2 or 3 small garlic clovesPinch of salt1 egg yolk½ teaspoon water1 cup olive oilMethod:Using a mortar and pestle,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

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