Cook du Jour: Kim Bell loves diving into her cupboard for 'secret ingredients'
Published 5/18/2013 at 2:00 p.m. 0 comments
Cook du Jour Kim Bell Bell is proud of the nickname her mother first bestowed upon her — "The Cupboard Cook."
Cook du Jour: Jamar Heurung wows loads of guests with her dinner specialities
Published 5/11/2013 at 5:00 p.m. 0 comments
Cook du Jour makes a mean shrimp po'boy, one of many dishes that wow her guests at large dinner parties.
Strawberry frills forever: Two finalists named in Berry Blast Off recipe contest
Published 5/7/2013 at 8:39 p.m. 0 comments
From a pool of 187 recipe submissions came five semi-finalists who faced off in the culinary showdown Berry Blast Off Tuesday at in Oxnard. In the lead up to the 30th Strawberry Festival, two finalists emerged victorious from the kitchen.
Cook du Jour: You can go wild over this salad
Published 5/3/2013 at 11:29 p.m. 0 comments
Cook du Jour Alex Garcia has a recipe you might go wild over.
Cook du Jour: Sara Bonebakker's Oreo dessert goes fast
Published 4/27/2013 at 5:00 p.m.
When Sara Bonebakker's Oreo pudding pie is served, chances are there will be no leftovers.
Takeout-worthy fried rice balances flavor, healthiness
Published 4/27/2013 at 2:22 p.m.
Starchy, crunchy and flavorful, fried rice is a deeply satisfying dish no matter what you add to it. And you can add just about any vegetable or protein you care to name, fresh or left over.
Cook du Jour: Carol Askren dreams up Paris cake with Eiffel Tower
Published 4/20/2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Cook du Jour Carol Askren gets creative with her cakes.
Cook du Jour: Travis Allen uses his trusty Dutch oven to make everything from stews to cakes
Published 4/11/2013 at 12:15 p.m.
Travis Allen excels at Dutch oven cooking, making everything from stews to cakes, including his personal favorite, a pineapple upside down cake.
Cook du Jour: Unknown to Joe Palladino, he gains following on his wife's Facebook page
Published 4/6/2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Joe Palladino has treated his Facebook following to a dizzying array of dishes such as cupcake lasagna, prepared in cupcake tins, using wonton skins instead of pasta, and layered with cheese and sauce.
Cook du Jour: Vegetarianism becomes a way of life with fresh, never boring, recipes
Published 3/30/2013 at 6:27 p.m.
"Most people eat meat, vegetables and potatoes," Pederson said. "Instead of meat we have two vegetables, a lasagna with vegetables, or a salad."
Rolling in the Peeps? Use the sugary chicks in a recipe
Published 3/30/2013 at 4:18 p.m. 0 comments
Peeps, the sugarcoated chicks and bunnies ubiquitous at Easter, have been around for 60 years.Beloved yet also subject to much mocking. Be nice to Peeps and let them shine in a recipe like Peeps Sunflower Cake.
Cook du Jour: Barbara Elices prepares to her simple-to-make guacamole
Published 3/22/2013 at 12:45 p.m.
What folks appreciate most is her signature guacamole, which can enliven any party. Culling avocados from her farm, she makes a homemade dip that is both easy and tasty.
Simply Delicious: Panko Tilapia [Video]
Published 3/19/2013 at 2:22 p.m. 3 comments
If you like Fish and Chips, you’ll love this easy recipe that’s a much healthier alternative because it’s baked and not fried. People have asked me if they can make this recipe Gluten-Free.
Cook du Jour: Sally McNally cooks Irish Brown Bread
Published 3/16/2013 at 5:00 p.m.
When it comes to baking, even your mood matters. "Whether a person is in a good or bad mood while baking bread, you can taste the difference," Sally McNally observed.
Cook du Jour: Ashley Morris cooks her chocolate chip cookies
Published 3/9/2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Cook du Jour: Ashley Morris cooks her Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe.
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