Category: Food Explorer

Grand Aioli

Eat Like It’s Summertime

There’s no denying it.  We are on the last gasp of summer.  Children are back in school.  Labor day is around the corner.  Even in Los Angeles, where the heat will continue for a month …
In which I attempt to make Cronuts at home …

In which I attempt to make Cronuts at home …

Have you heard about Cronuts?  The creation of New York baker <a href="http://dominiqueansel.com/">Dominique Ansel</a>, they're donuts made from croissant dough.  And people are waiting in line for hours to get one, or buying them from …
TDF Square Head

The Year of Living Vegetally

January, arbitrary though it may be, is a time for taking stock. What’s been good, what’s been bad, and what you want to change. This year, the fourth of The Domestic Front, I want to …
From my Garden:  Loquats, and a Loquat Crumble Recipe

From my Garden: Loquats, and a Loquat Crumble Recipe

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/amusebouches/7223736416/" title="Loquat Ginger Macadamia Crumble by The Domestic Front, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7100/7223736416_009b30a69d.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Loquat Ginger Macadamia Crumble"/></a>vIt's rare to see loquats in the market -- the bruise extraordinarily easily - but if you're …
Apple Picking  in Southern California – Finding Fall

Apple Picking in Southern California – Finding Fall

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/amusebouches/6269783328/" title="Apple Picking 1 by The Domestic Front, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6044/6269783328_ac89cf51a8.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Apple Picking 1"/></a>The first time I ever went apple picking was my senior year of college. Ken had his car …
Strawberries

The Care and Keeping of Strawberries

Springtime is strawberry season! And even though the strawberries aren't quite there yet (the heavy rains we've had in California have really impacted the flavor), that hasn't stopped me from buying and eating pounds of …
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