9407

5secondrule in San Jose, CA

total posts: 244

5secondrule.typepad.com

A hunt for pastries in Paris yields multiple sweet delights, including this 2000 feuille from Pierre Herme

A hunt for pastries in Paris yields multiple sweet delights, including this 2000 feuille from Pierre Herme's patisserie.

5secondrule.typepad.com

French yogurt.  The retro-chic glass pots really do make it better.

French yogurt. The retro-chic glass pots really do make it better.

5secondrule.typepad.com

You can toss practical anything (except spaghetti) on the grill, even artichokes.

You can toss practical anything (except spaghetti) on the grill, even artichokes.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Spain, this is France.  France, this is Spain.  Spinach, apple, and brie empanadas.

Spain, this is France. France, this is Spain. Spinach, apple, and brie empanadas.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Birth, death, and kid-made chocolate chunk cookies.  A 15-year retrospective.

Birth, death, and kid-made chocolate chunk cookies. A 15-year retrospective.

5secondrule.typepad.com

The best meals often occur in the most unlikely of places.  This one occurred at Earthbound Farm...

The best meals often occur in the most unlikely of places. This one occurred at Earthbound Farm...

5secondrule.typepad.com

A story of seahorses, a gala, and coconut chai tea.

A story of seahorses, a gala, and coconut chai tea.

5secondrule.typepad.com

With 10 minutes, a grill, and some apricots, you

With 10 minutes, a grill, and some apricots, you've got one of the simplest, prettiest desserts ever.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Take potatoes.  Add buttermilk, olive oil, and salt.  Pile high in a too-small bowl, and you have mashed potatoes with a Bart Simpson

Take potatoes. Add buttermilk, olive oil, and salt. Pile high in a too-small bowl, and you have mashed potatoes with a Bart Simpson 'do.

5secondrule.typepad.com

A pitter, some cherries, an apron, and a few speckled bananas.  Cake.

A pitter, some cherries, an apron, and a few speckled bananas. Cake.

5secondrule.typepad.com

A strawberry-rhubarb reunion, 30+ years in the making.

A strawberry-rhubarb reunion, 30+ years in the making.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Come meet a rice farmer, and feast on this wehani rice salad with a trio of cherries, almonds, and mint

Come meet a rice farmer, and feast on this wehani rice salad with a trio of cherries, almonds, and mint

5secondrule.typepad.com

Highlights from a lunch at Chez Panisse Cafe, including this bittersweet chocolate pave with amaretto cream.

Highlights from a lunch at Chez Panisse Cafe, including this bittersweet chocolate pave with amaretto cream.

5secondrule.typepad.com

The life cycle of a blueberry corn muffin, in pictures.

The life cycle of a blueberry corn muffin, in pictures.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Warm spring vegetables and pistachios bring creamy goat cheese to life, making this an ideal Mother

Warm spring vegetables and pistachios bring creamy goat cheese to life, making this an ideal Mother's Day side.

5secondrule.typepad.com

This carrot ginger slaw has big, bold flavors and lots of tang, with only 5 ingredients.

This carrot ginger slaw has big, bold flavors and lots of tang, with only 5 ingredients.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Heat wave?  Find relief with this cool and frothy pineapple batido.

Heat wave? Find relief with this cool and frothy pineapple batido.

5secondrule.typepad.com

When it comes to maple glazed scones, a 9-year-old

When it comes to maple glazed scones, a 9-year-old's subliminal messaging isn't all that subliminal.

5secondrule.typepad.com

An almond-ricotta pound cake turns from light and dainty to sultry and luxurious in a matter of hours.

An almond-ricotta pound cake turns from light and dainty to sultry and luxurious in a matter of hours.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Bust a creative poultry move with an usual but shockingly simple marinade.

Bust a creative poultry move with an usual but shockingly simple marinade.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Cilantro-lime pesto suits grilled chicken, shrimp, tacos and burritos beautifully.

Cilantro-lime pesto suits grilled chicken, shrimp, tacos and burritos beautifully.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Passover-appropriate coconut-almond macaroons... for breakfast.

Passover-appropriate coconut-almond macaroons... for breakfast.

5secondrule.typepad.com

What

What's better than one charoset recipe for Passover? Two: one with apples and cinnamon, the other with dates and orange peel.

5secondrule.typepad.com

A buttery French triple creme + homemade apricot paste = nearly instant hors d

A buttery French triple creme + homemade apricot paste = nearly instant hors d'oeuvre.

5secondrule.typepad.com

1 part blogger + 2 parts community = wholesome Medjool date banana muffins, with gratitude

1 part blogger + 2 parts community = wholesome Medjool date banana muffins, with gratitude

5secondrule.typepad.com

It may be spring, but there

It may be spring, but there's still a chill in the air. How about some beef stew cooked with beer and carrots?

5secondrule.typepad.com

Hazelnuts shine in these bakery-style chocolate caramel bars.  If I

Hazelnuts shine in these bakery-style chocolate caramel bars. If I'm going down, I'm going down big.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Take roasted cashews. Take spinach. Whiz together with a few more ingredients to create a mild, creamy spread perfect for the pre-dinner munchies.

Take roasted cashews. Take spinach. Whiz together with a few more ingredients to create a mild, creamy spread perfect for the pre-dinner munchies.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Interested in the farm-to-cafeteria movement?  Think we deserve fresher fare in our schools and hospitals?  Read on.

Interested in the farm-to-cafeteria movement? Think we deserve fresher fare in our schools and hospitals? Read on.

5secondrule.typepad.com

The best vegetarian chili you

The best vegetarian chili you'll ever try, with a secret ingredient: wheat berries.

5secondrule.typepad.com

The cheesiest cauliflower ever.   Think macaroni and cheese, without the macaroni.

The cheesiest cauliflower ever. Think macaroni and cheese, without the macaroni.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Terrorized by The Shining and boiled carrots of yore, a food writer overcompensates with a silky carrot-leek soup.

Terrorized by The Shining and boiled carrots of yore, a food writer overcompensates with a silky carrot-leek soup.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Wait, Purim

Wait, Purim's not over yet. If you've never had a hat-shaped cookie filled with poppy seeds, here's your chance.

5secondrule.typepad.com

Does bran make you think of a constipated grandma?  These cinnamony kabocha squash bran muffins may change your tune.

Does bran make you think of a constipated grandma? These cinnamony kabocha squash bran muffins may change your tune.

Site Information