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Alicia's version on Nigella's banana bread
thought this was an awesome recipe until i realized it's "for the seafood lover in you," but why hate on red lobster? (too bad no cheddar bay biscuits!)
never knew that squeezing the teabag was actually okay in the first place, but now we have squeasy to make it legit
forget the pho and banh mi. little saigon is all about louisiana crawfish at The Boiling Crab
can't help but smile for products from The Little Happy Shop: bento box for snacks, though with two compartments, it's more like a small lunch
didn't know you could, but boiling cider whisperscreams autumn for sure.
a brilliant finish for deviled eggs -- pan searing
the only way a chocolate chip cookie dough-topped cupcake could get any better is...well, no, it doesn't get any better.
at the danger of becoming sick of them before the season barely even gets started, pears -- these sauteed and presented on an autumn salad with parmesan crisps
Full of nuts. A great profile of produce mecca (and apparently, battleground?), Berkeley Bowl
no matter *what* i do, i can't make a pancake to save my life, so "easy" is a relative term here
was debating LA County Fair, but Deep Fried Cupcake has sealed the deal because i *must* know...with wrapper, or without? [via: afinefuriouslife]
seared scallops with tart green apples, totally worth sending yourself into poverty for a week
ToastSpotting? a concept toaster that connects to the Internet and lets you toast a scanned image to your bread
Nordic Rock - "ice cubes" made of un-polluted rock from sweden that (obviously) doesn't melt. just freeze for an hour before slipping into your kool-aid
Orange County's most expensive martini is $3,300
Gorgeous Gwyneth and Mario Batali on Oprah to promote their show that airs Sat Sep 20 (today!); both reveal their Top 5 Kitchen Must Haves
late summer grilling from Grill Every Day cookbook: Eggplant Stacks with Mozzarella and Basil
i'm...uh...well...wow. i have no words except...twinkie tunnel bundt cake?
Spicy Curry Noodle Soup with Chicken and Sweet Potatoes feels like a perfect seasonal transition - colorful summer into warm, spicy fall
with all the brown of autumn setting in, kind of love the last little bit of brightness from "rainbowlicious" kitchen tools as chosen by HWTM on simplystated
if all dressings sounded as good as Supermarket Serenade's Maple Walnut Vinaigrette, i'd probably eat more salad
love the totally warm-smile vibe off camilla's cheddar pepper corn muffins still cooling in the pan...
can't wait until Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Baked Apple and Onion is seasonal for us. oh wait, it is.
Life's Smorgasbord reminds that it's Spring everywhere else with Lavender Stars
Verterra's reused (made from leaves) and reusable (microwave/fridge-safe) tableware [via: BoingBoing ]
Gourmet shows us how to save on steak with more humble cuts of beef
Heidi Swanson's TLT: tempeh, lettuce, tomatoes, but with that bit of avocado, really it should be a TALT sandwich
"a super nomsworthy traditional sushi meal" as a tutorial for how to eat sushi the insider's way
want. now. cookmobile's Blackberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich.
Urban Picnic in a Box (UPBox). Someone please make these pretty, delicious lunches-to-go in US, more specifically West Coast, um...LA?
totally appropriate for the season, Autumn Leaves as mixed by jeffrey morgenthaler [rye, brandy, vermouth, and warm autumn spices]
Emma Smart's very cool way to pack a lunch - a sandwich shaped box that opens into a plate