December 2013 Entries
The FDA Is Considering the Food Safety Modernization Act Once Again

The FDA Is Considering the Food Safety Modernization Act Once Again

2 Great New Cocktails for New Year's Eve

2 Great New Cocktails for New Year's Eve

Recipe: Sweet and Salty Brown Butter Popcorn

Recipe: Sweet and Salty Brown Butter Popcorn

Recipe: Roasted Olives with Citrus and Herbs

Recipe: Roasted Olives with Citrus and Herbs

Pesticides Also Not Very Good For Humans

Pesticides Also Not Very Good For Humans

Guest Recipe: Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Guest Recipe: Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Dianne Feinstein Demands GMO Labeling

Dianne Feinstein Demands GMO Labeling

Good News: We're Winning The War On Bad Ingredients

Good News: We're Winning The War On Bad Ingredients

Recipe: Socca with Olives, Rosemary and Preserved Lemon

Recipe: Socca with Olives, Rosemary and Preserved Lemon

Gift Suggestions from California Master Food Preservers

Gift Suggestions from California Master Food Preservers

Recipe: Roasted Pears with Honey, Ginger and Vanilla

Recipe: Roasted Pears with Honey, Ginger and Vanilla

10 Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas and New Year's

10 Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas and New Year's

Edomae-Style Sushi: A History

Edomae-Style Sushi: A History

California Wine: Bubbles for Your New Year's Eve

California Wine: Bubbles for Your New Year's Eve

Holiday Gift Recipe: Pomegranate Molasses

Holiday Gift Recipe: Pomegranate Molasses

Recipe: Mushroom Ragoût on Creamy Polenta

Recipe: Mushroom Ragoût on Creamy Polenta

The World's Crop Yields Are Maxing Out

The World's Crop Yields Are Maxing Out

Local And Seasonal: Black Cod and Mandarin En Papillote

Local And Seasonal: Black Cod and Mandarin En Papillote

A Christmas Dinner Menu

A Christmas Dinner Menu

Recipe: Molasses Spice Cookies (Gluten-Free and Vegan!)

Recipe: Molasses Spice Cookies (Gluten-Free and Vegan!)

Top 10 Food Scandals of 2013

Top 10 Food Scandals of 2013

Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Houses Made with Old-Fashioned Ingredients

Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Houses Made with Old-Fashioned Ingredients

Fast Food Drive-Thrus Getting Faster

Fast Food Drive-Thrus Getting Faster

Local And Seasonal: Steak with Smashed Potatoes and Celery Root

Local And Seasonal: Steak with Smashed Potatoes and Celery Root

The 3 Kings of Christmas Wines

The 3 Kings of Christmas Wines

Recipe: Spiced Fig and Walnut Roll

Recipe: Spiced Fig and Walnut Roll

Understanding the Truth About Factory Farms

Understanding the Truth About Factory Farms

Christmas Cocktails

Christmas Cocktails

Winter Recipe: Gingersnaps

Winter Recipe: Gingersnaps

A Toast to André Cold Duck, and That First Sip of Wine

A Toast to André Cold Duck, and That First Sip of Wine

Weekend Recipe: Fish Chowder

Weekend Recipe: Fish Chowder

Winter Recipe: Herbed Roast Beef

Winter Recipe: Herbed Roast Beef

A Holiday Cocktail Party Menu

A Holiday Cocktail Party Menu

5 Chinese Restaurant Options for Christmas Day

5 Chinese Restaurant Options for Christmas Day

12 Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

12 Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

Holiday Gift Recipe: Vanilla-Ginger-Pear Shrub

Holiday Gift Recipe: Vanilla-Ginger-Pear Shrub

Holiday Recipe: Walnut Biscotti

Holiday Recipe: Walnut Biscotti

Christmas Wine: Make Mine Mulled

Christmas Wine: Make Mine Mulled

5 Food-Based New Year's Resolutions

5 Food-Based New Year's Resolutions

Food Trucks Now Allowed in Riverside County

Food Trucks Now Allowed in Riverside County

Holiday Recipe: Salted Cashew Cookies

Holiday Recipe: Salted Cashew Cookies

Recipe: Warm Holiday Ponche, a Tropical Punch

Recipe: Warm Holiday Ponche, a Tropical Punch

Junípero Serra, the Father of California Food, and the First Chocolate in California

Junípero Serra, the Father of California Food, and the First Chocolate in California

Holiday Gift Recipe: Homemade Salsa Verde

Holiday Gift Recipe: Homemade Salsa Verde

Local And Seasonal: Dark and Stormy Cookies

Local And Seasonal: Dark and Stormy Cookies

Recipe: Creamy Parsnip Soup with Dukkah and Mint

Recipe: Creamy Parsnip Soup with Dukkah and Mint

Would You Eat Fake Eggs?

Would You Eat Fake Eggs?

Christmas Cookie Recipe: The Sugar-Free Version

Christmas Cookie Recipe: The Sugar-Free Version

Christmas Recipe: Chiles en Nogada

Christmas Recipe: Chiles en Nogada

Guest Recipe: Sotto's Grilled Pork Meatballs

Guest Recipe: Sotto's Grilled Pork Meatballs

Xinjiang Cuisine in Los Angeles: Halal Food And Hand-Pulled Noodles

Xinjiang Cuisine in Los Angeles: Halal Food And Hand-Pulled Noodles

Holiday Gift Recipe: Homemade Applesauce

Holiday Gift Recipe: Homemade Applesauce

Inside Our Nation's Pig Consumption

Inside Our Nation's Pig Consumption

Holiday Gift Recipe: Orange, Pistachio and Date Granola

Holiday Gift Recipe: Orange, Pistachio and Date Granola

L.A. Leaders Move to Legalize Street Vending

L.A. Leaders Move to Legalize Street Vending

Weekend Recipe: Perfect Fried Eggs

Weekend Recipe: Perfect Fried Eggs

Recipe: Baked Feta with Honey, Walnuts, and Thyme

Recipe: Baked Feta with Honey, Walnuts, and Thyme

Guest Recipe: Salted Caramel and Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

Guest Recipe: Salted Caramel and Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

The 3 Best Dim Sum Restaurants In Los Angeles

The 3 Best Dim Sum Restaurants In Los Angeles

The Food Insecurity of the Lower-Middle Class

The Food Insecurity of the Lower-Middle Class

Tom LaBonge Backtracks on Food Distribution Statements

Tom LaBonge Backtracks on Food Distribution Statements

Recipe: Caldo Verde, a Portuguese Soup

Recipe: Caldo Verde, a Portuguese Soup

Wheatless Wednesday Recipe: Spicy Turkey (or Chicken) Nachos

Wheatless Wednesday Recipe: Spicy Turkey (or Chicken) Nachos

Schwab's Pharmacy: The Hollywood Hopeful Hangout

Schwab's Pharmacy: The Hollywood Hopeful Hangout

How to Spice Up a Pot of Apple Cider

How to Spice Up a Pot of Apple Cider

Jay Z and Beyonce Going Vegan: Not All That Inspirational

Jay Z and Beyonce Going Vegan: Not All That Inspirational

Santa Barbara's Wine Industry Changes Course

Santa Barbara's Wine Industry Changes Course

Where Do Humans Fit on the Global Food Chain?

Where Do Humans Fit on the Global Food Chain?

Recipe: Boiled Potatoes with Black Olive Tapenade

Recipe: Boiled Potatoes with Black Olive Tapenade

Recipe: Spaghetti with Black Olive Tapenade

Recipe: Spaghetti with Black Olive Tapenade

Recipe: Black Olive Tapenade

Recipe: Black Olive Tapenade

Fast Food Workers Striking This Week

Fast Food Workers Striking This Week

Roasted Spiced Acorn Squash with Pomegranate Recipe

Roasted Spiced Acorn Squash with Pomegranate Recipe

Local And Seasonal: Poached Shrimp, Fennel, and Meyer Lemon Salad

Local And Seasonal: Poached Shrimp, Fennel, and Meyer Lemon Salad

Meatless Monday Recipe: Cacio E Pepe

Meatless Monday Recipe: Cacio E Pepe

CLOSED. Win a Year of Fresh Produce From Abundant Harvest Organics

CLOSED. Win a Year of Fresh Produce From Abundant Harvest Organics

California Wine: Blend Your Own With A Kit

California Wine: Blend Your Own With A Kit

A Greek-Style Tailgating Tradition At USC

A Greek-Style Tailgating Tradition At USC