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pulitzer-prize winning food writer jonathan gold's list of 99 Essential LA restaurants - even if u dont live here, his writing is OUSTANDING [pictured: riva restaurant]
simply beautiful plates and tableware from Sydney's.
for the last lovely lobster dinner you'll do this summer, martha's lobster with red and yellow tomatoes
as we come up on the closing bookend to the grilling season, a recipe from food&wine for honey glazed ribs with whiskey marinade
i've angel-ed my deviled eggs by using fat free yogurt instead of mayo, but these are EVEN BETTER - heavenly eggs stuffed with mostly mashed potatoes instead of yolk+mayo!
fun compilation of "secret" menus from the likes of starbucks (the black eye), jamba juice (gummi bear) and In N Out Burger (animal style fries, pictured above)
so simple with just FOUR ingredients - kiwi ice pops. not in the directions, but like the look of the single whole slice at the bottom/top
the origins of the bacon-wrapped hot dog: the sonoran dog
popsicles made with fresh plums and yogurt...but mostly just LOVE the way they are presented for serving!
and when i move into my house-sized kitchen with a couple of bedrooms attached, i will also add this awesomeradsleek espresso machine from kamil kurka
frozen. peach. margaritas. that is all.
if you can bankroll saffron, then add it to orange juice ot make Saffron Orangeade
better than a margarita - the Paloma Cooler - with a shot of tequila in a hollowed out lime half floating on top. LOVE this (even tho i am not fond of tequila)
i'm not sure it gets better than this...brownie and peanut butter ice cream sandwiches
the ice cream and berries are pretty standard, but love love LOVE the cookie spoons!
not that there's anything wrong with a fresh, real watermelon, but sometimes you just wanns drop a watermelon bombe made of ice cream and sorbet
simple for summer, with an interesting flavor combination we shall call "mediterrasian": pasta salad with feta cheese and snow peas
oh...sangria made with PROSECCO and PEACHES! it's like bellini by the pitcher
so perfect for hot August nights (and days)...watermelon margaritas made with watermelon, fresh basil, and silver tequila
i cant really think of anything that sounds more refreshing than Cucumber Limeade
more than the Coconut Margaritas themselves, i love the way they're presented in these fat, round little glasses with a coconut rim
like a boy scout (or girl scout) - always be prepared with...a credit card bottle opener
well if it look sthis good, maybe i WILL take one of Martha's Whiskey Sours...
Martha's Hazelnut Blondies
LOVED legos when i was little, and now stack them, as storage
play evil mad scientist while mixing drinks with this totally cute Cocktail Chemistry set
Bon Appetit's Top 10 New Restaurants for 2009 with a selected recipe from each, like this Spiced Pear Flatbreads with Goat Cheese and Mustard Cream from Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore
love that the only thing "cooked" is the cappellini - sauce is pureed fresh, and mozzarella...
the tomato blight is taking its toll...but if you're dying to have a BLT, try it instead with...plums!
Martha's Frozen Vodka (or other liquor) bottles for your End of Summer parties
sorbetto di uva (Concord grape sorbet) ~ a favorite recipe from the upcoming issue of Gourmet Magazine
The Atlantic's 12 Foods You Should Try, including this recipe for Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce
love the idea of this post: places to dine given certain dietary restrictions. [pictured: beet salad at craft, flatiron district, ny]
the united steak of america. i wish i could eat this.