First beautiful artichokes from my garden, taking a bath to clean off the critters.
The selection of dairy products at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem is incredible; dozens of kinds of fresh cheese, yogurt, feta, labneh (yogurt cheese). OMG.
Homemade muffins are a great way to start the morning and they don't have 700 calories like the ones from Costco.
Bostini Cream Pie, a new twist on a timeless classic.
How to make instant noodles healthy, instantly?
(1) Dump the EVIL. The ready-seasonings pack
(2) Read on
Top Secret Recipes ~ playful food site where Todd Wilbur creates" Kitchen Clones of America's favorite Brand Name Foods"
Dinner is not complete without a roast...
A rosemary and garlic spiked leg of lamb to be more specific
My favorite summer lunch.
Bugatti Volo Toaster: toasted bread goes high tech.
Cherry brownies - just about as decadent as brownies can get
With its firm yet fluffy texture and sweet taste this Honey Vanilla Challah is a joy to eat morning, noon and night.
This week design*sponge goes in the kitchen with our favorite designer couple, Deadly Squire, and they share their delicious apple pie!
Crunchy, Cheesy Ice Box Crackers.
Utterly moist and crunching on the poppy seeds is very addictive indeed!
Digestive Sugar?? Another way to avoid indigestion, and another reason to love Italy.
Vanilla Ice-Cream with Deep-Fried Spaghetti Sticks.
In this Taiwan grill eatery, even the dessert takes much pride when its grilled meat takes centerstage.
Pumpkin Brioche smells heavenly and tastes divine.
Make your own finishing salts....Citrus Salt, Szechuan Peppercorn Salt, Matcha Green Tea Salt
Quinoa - Tough to pronounce... but tasty in a salad with a citrus dressing. Oh yea, and it is good for you!
Nectarines + ice cream maker = summer.
WSJ article with video ~ about the The World's Hottest Chili - It's 200 times hotter than the jalapeÃ±o.... and you can see a guy try and eat one.
Banana Bread / Banana Cake.
Verger macaron...sounds exotic but can you believe this could be found in NYC, where macarons are usually a disappointing scene.
Lombardi's Original Pizza with Sweet Sausage from NYC.
Prawn Shooters? New Wave Chinese Cuisine [Editor's Note: check out the adorable octopus appetizers on this post!]
Cultured butter is even better....when you start with the best it can only get better.
My goodness, first the snickerdoodle muffin and now a peanut butter filled cupcake. Peabody has morphed a cookie into a muffin and then a Reese's peanut butter cup into a cupcake!
On crazy PR stunts ~ Sony's PS3 PR did a "happy birthday to me" kind of thing sending everyone CAKE!
Fresh-squeezed to order pomegranate juice at the shouk in the Old City of Jerusalem. Unbelievable.
Fig and Huckleberry Tart with a Puff Pastry top - perfection.
Chewable Ice ~ aka pearl ice, nugget ice, etc ~ WSJ says this is a hot trend? Amusing video coverage as well as article.
Artery clogging moment: burger made with ground BACON.
Bittersweet Citrus Tarts from Alice Medrich's new book.