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chef, cookbook author, restaurateur and all around awesome food guy Jamie Oliver wins the TED prize for transforming the way we feed our children ~ bravo.
how to make the BEST hot chocolate garnish ever! teeny tiny gingerbread houses!
love tamales, and in this beautiful presentation as a tart? even better, especially with crab [recipe from chef Stephan Pyles]
could this be the single most delicious dish of the year? chicken-skin wrapped toro ~ i think so.
how cookies are like boyfriends and a recipe for Heath Bar Cookies
GoodLifer reviews Shiloh Farms Essential Eating Sprouted Spelt Pancake & Waffle Mix...and LOVES it
my inner Jew makes potato latkes [recipe]
super easy chewy coconut cookie crisps, for dealing with a Mental Bakedown and THAT time of the month [recipe]
[recipe] never thought radish kimchee (ggak-doo-ghee) could look so pretty...
in case you simply can't get to a french patisserie, and you don't have the energy to bake them yourself, you can get tiny, adorable macarons at...you guessed it.
**giveaway** Holiday Entertaining cookbook by Williams-Sonoma has great recipes, but you might just want the book because it's huge and GORGEOUS [cover img]
[recipe] Govind Armstrong's Pickled Red Onions ~ once you allow yourself to eat this like candy, you will never be able to use it as just a "condiment" again
[recipe] The pressure of perfection gets to everyone at some point. We’ve all been there, little cookie, we’ve all been there ~ The Perfect Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
[recipe] Egg whites whipped into submission, feisty greens, skinny-dipping eggs...what kind of leather-and-chains clad food porn is this?! The Feta Cheese and Walnut Souffle kind...
for the foodish mathlete: cut your bagel into a Mobius strip!
[recipe] you might not want to deal with the "afterbirth," but it's SO worth it because NOTHING is better for an oncoming cold than a mugful of simple, salty, steaming hot turkey stock...
bigger, brinier, maybe even better overall, but *prettier* you will never see than the perfect, tiny kumamoto oyster with caviar and gold at kiyokawa, beverly hills
The Big List of Cookbooks from Los Angeles Restaurant Chefs ~ 25 holiday gift ideas (or ONE very generous one) for the LA Cooking Dining Uber Foodie
[recipe] oh, the wonder that is fried, carb-coated carb, on carbs, smothered in carb-thickened curry: Japanese Potato Croquette Curry
[recipe] sleep deprivation + a little bit of insanity = a spreadsheet of recipes and the ultimate pumpkin cheesecake
[recipe/how-to] so, all that sugar might cancel out the health benefits, but making your own candied ginger just might help digestion by keeping you busy...
[recipe] basic cranberry sauce and why sometimes sticking with something simple is best
[review] a lesson in free rider economics, a free bird, a the question of whether a turkey can taste good straight from the freezer to the oven
[recipe] Eggs Baked in Cream from Camino Restaurant in Oakland, using VERY expensive eggs
[recipe] spanakopita and how i'll never give up the trouble of folding a ton of teeny tiny little phyllo triangles by hand
[recipe] Curried Chickpeas recipe from Joan's on Third
[recipe] Spicy Mac and Cheese from the Purple Pal in Palm Springs, where people probably order, but would never EAT so many calories
[recipe] THE French Onion Soup recipes from THE Comme Ca restaurant in Los Angeles
[recipe] Bacon Risotto recipe form Ojai Valley Inn - what to do with all that leftover bacon (wait, who has leftover bacon?!)
[recipe] Thomas Keller's amazing Cauliflower Gratin from the Bouchon cookbook, and how a book can breed a diva from a vegetable
[recipe] Cook's Illustrated BEST pumpkin pie recipe (ever?!) and how it helped pumpkin pie and me become more than "just friends"
perfect swedish foam pillow soft potato gnocchi at fraiche restaurant in santa monica and a note on bloggers' disclosure policy
[recipe] Cuties Clementines. Chicken, Mandarin Orange and Black Bean Salad. And why oranges make me a hypocrite.
5 Tips on How to Take Food Porntastic Shots from some LA Food Pornographers [photo by professional photographer Matt Armendariz of MattBites.com]