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end of the year is all about decadence, even at brunch... bacon cheddar quiche
Critic's Choice(s) - NYTimes dining critic Sam Sifton lists his favorite dishes from 2010, including the Smoked Crab Laksa at Fatty 'cue
guess we should start thinking about New Year's Eve now...and the morning after of course. the Hangover Omelet is just for that
adding roasted garlic is pretty standard in our house, but now LOVE the idea of adding fresh herbs for Sage Mashed Potatoes
design*sponge is in the kitchen with gluten free pumpkin pancakes
jalapeno poppers get luxe... Crab Stuffed Jalapenos!
LOVE this setup for a holiday cocktail party... and recipe for brandon's bourbon milk punch
[FEATURE] thyme toasted pecans, buttermilk biscuits, fried chicken, and Coca Cola Glazed Baby Back Ribs... bon appetit y'all's recipes in one place, and the cookbook WINNER
[FEATURE] basically, we've rationalized these White Chocolate White Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies into a healthy breakfast...
Apple Brie Walnut Tart from Darjeeling Dreams (just found this blog...love the pics!)
langoustines in flaky pastry...dish from menton restaurant in boston, one of alan richman's top 10 picks for Best New Restaurants of 2010 (LOVE the look of wrapping with this thread-like pastry!)
carbonara almost as sexy as its maker - eric ripert...
with prime rib, yorkshire puddings are ideal since you use the beef's drippings, but popovers are just as good to go with any other main...
is it a savory side dish? is it a sweet dessert? Sauteed Apples with Bacon is both! (though when it goes a la mode...it's probably dessert)
[FEATURE] Coconut Cream Cake - the only cake that could convert us from hating those paper shredder dried instant ramen-like things (the coconut)...
[FEATURE] giftaways are our way of saying thank you to our readers...come comment with your favorite chocolate dessert for a chance to win a huge Scharffen Berger haul...
design*sponge is in the kitchen with mowie and his meringue tarts (filled with apples, raisins and almonds!)...
[FEATURE] Holiday Giftaways continue with Brennan's New Orleans Eeafood Cookbook (even tho' shipping it to the winner will break the bank...)
fondue can get a little messy - but master of French cuisine Fredy Girardet's "grilled cheese sandwiches"
[FEATURE] our Holiday Giveaways continue with... Brunch cookbook *AND* Pretty Pantry Gifts!
we played Recipe Roulette and thankfully, ended up on an AWESOME Whole Wheat Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread from RecipeGirl...
o. oo. oooOOOooo. you know that scene from When Harry Met Sally? yeah, um, no, not that one...these Cranberry Apple Pie Bars are like *that* scene
you MUST ADD these cookies to your holiday baking...Thin Mints!
and another recipe from wolvesmouth, from his blog...s'mores - with toasted marshamllow ice cream! also, love craig's writing about not messing with certain childhood taste memories...!
if you're not in LA, you might not have heard of him, hell, even if you're IN LA, because he's "underground" - chef craig "wolvesmouth" thornton shares a signature dish, Wolves in the Snow...
** FEATURE ** TasteSpotting Holidays 2010 - Giveaway no. 1! come comment to enter...!
it's part of a larger recipe for a vegetable side dish, but we're inclined to ever and always make just the ROASTED. GARLIC. BUTTER.
garlic thyme roasted sweet potatoes ~ you might never eat a candied yam again [recipe]
as long as we're getting all pepperminty... peppermint caramels! great homemade food gift!
HOW CUTE are these cupcakes?! even better - it's actually a cupcake decorating KIT so you can buy it and make them...LOVE!
wish i could get all my vegetables this way...warm, creamy, with blue cheese... Broccoli Blue Cheese Soup
for something different for dessert... baked maple walnut figs...
in the design*sponge kitchen with beatrice peltre (la tartine gourmand) and her perfectly pink/purple gratin dauphinois...
now *that's a burger that'll make me say "oooh, mami!" - pastrami burger from Umami Burger... just one stop on Frank Bruni's LA Feeding Frenzy...