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Ginou Choueiri gives "Mr Potato Head" new meaning: "Potatoes grow, live...mirroring the ephemeral existence and fragility of our own human nature." [via: VSL]
itty bitty Peanut Butter Cup Peanut Butter Cookies that'll make you neglect your little pink kitty
inspired by Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies, Manic Mother's chocolate mint cupcakes, which I think should be called Fat Mints :D [also, pls read home page]
The Last Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe you'll ever need and how it takes a little heat to go from rotten to forgotten
Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies ~ a quick recipe because blogging is decidedly NOT like riding a bicycle
may the $1,200 Milk Bottle Chandelier inspire you to creatively recycle the milk bottles from your own kitchen...
a beefy burger with a Korean twist ~ the bulgogi burger
roasted tomato soup for when you're in OPP (obsessive pursuit of perfection)
if you're inclined to go out into *nature* and find things to eat, ecosalon's Guide to 20 Tasty Wild Plants might be helpful [pictured: thistle!]
Toast-It Notes! I can think of SO many ways to use this...
Abalone BLTA with pancetta & fried green tomatoes + how to wine and dine your way through california's central coast
Hamburger Bed - because you've always wanted to sleep under a sesame seed bun (instructions for making this fine piece of furniture are on the site)
Artisan Restaurant had me wondering if the food alone (without the wine) might be enough to make a trip to Paso Robles. then again, still have to have something to drink with a killer Reuben
Cass House's Jensen Lorenzen lets beer inspire his menu for a pairing: Penn Cove Black Mussels and Frites with Bratwurst and Belgian Ale [on their own blog!]
"beer" of the One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer dessert by pastry chef Christina Davidson at Cass House Restaurant. o yes. you want to go to there. now.
lavender in front of hotel cheval, the only place you should stay when you do a Central Coast Wine Weekend
Heath Bar Blondies - so easy a caveman could do it. or an ex-boyfriend (or both)
why should coffee get all the to-go love? Libre Tea makes a To Go cup not just for tea, but LOOSE LEAF tea (now i f only i actually drank tea...)
Adelaida Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Viking Estate Reserve 2005 (Paso Robles) ~ "this is pornographic"
view of stephan vineyards from inside l'aventure winery, "haute couture viticulture." we fell in love with stephan and his Estate Cuvee, so brought one home (along with an Optimus)
Miso Marinated Sea Bass recipe from my sister and a new word of the day, "gainsay"
these aren't your mama's canned sardines - grilled fresh sardines with olive oil and fresh rosemary
Baked Halibut with a Tomato Caper Sauce that would well with any robust fish
i can't believe i used a recipe from Rachael Ray to make Peanut Butter Pancakes
kiwi sorbet recipe and how i'm not really eco. i'm just cheap.
is there a food for which you'd travel 400 miles? jonathan gold would fly 400 miles for a waffle at Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland
Jonathan Gold shares the recipe he likes best for making Dutch Babies - from Marion Cunningham, dusted with powdered sugar and a squeeze of Meyer lemon juice
when cocktails go to chemistry lab, you get buzzed on gin & tonic VAPOR, as served up by Alcoholic Architecture
pink wine that tastes like Strawberry Melon Fanta. waiting for delivery of Grenache Rose from Edward Sellers so we can enjoy it all summer by the pool...
aside from how cute the name is, love how StripTeas are packaged in rectangular shiny foil [via dailycandy]
if i drink half the sangria by myself in the kitchen before the party even starts, does that make me a very naughty hostess? (and i didn't even put fanta in it)
webMD has some diet tips - nothing earth shatteringly new, but always good to be reminded, especially that spice (not necessarily fat) equals flavor
tiny mines...or egg cups? whichever, they are "le bomb"
you know you need this for the kickoff of grilling season outside on the patio, right? a condiment gun. i want a shiny chrome one for mayo.