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menu planning, what to buy, and recipes for a week's worth of healthy kids' school lunches for under $20 (from experts, plus reader recipes)
designer daniel schipper has a very cool hothouse for indoor gardening of herbs and anything else you would otherwise miss after summer is gone...
love this clafouti overflowing with cherries, or maybe i just love the red gingham tablecloth [post in french, linked via google translate]
for all the So-Long-Summer entertaining in the next few weeks, a beautiful twirly tray for a dip in the center and chips around the twirl.
doubt i could eat raw every day for the rest of my life, but "raw food until dinner" for more energy, better digestion and glowing skin, i'd do [nori lettuce wrap]
cupcake with an identity crisis screaming for attention with blinking lights. is it cupcake or is it...pi?!?! [how to add LED lights to your cupcakes...i smell a halloween or even christmas idea?]
college football kickoff wknd just past, now in TTM (total tailgating mode) and inspired by sweetpaul, though might be hard to find a shiny red pickup truck. or a cornfield for that matter
using nuts as a bowl. they're painted white or gold, though it would have been beautiful, if not confusing, to keep them natural colored
Guinness chocolate cupcake dipped in chocolate ganache, frosted with Bailey's buttercream, part of a whole stunning set of cupcakes [1 recipe + 1 link to epicurious in comments]
stephanie klein's last of summer chopped salad, and now i know that cheesecake factory sells their dressings (which is exactly what makes their salads totally unhealthy)
before summer runs out, IcyPops that go beyond frozen juice. sangria pops in glasses, martinis, mocha stripe (so pretty!), carrot wheatgrass (had to throw in at least one healthy)
wedding season is over, at least the having and going, but planning for next year? kicking off! DOUGHNUT CAKE is unique plus it works for the less expensive late AM wedding
love the flavor of brown sugar, and love the floral cutout shape of these sandwich cookies
if you're still planning your long weekend grill menu, here are TasteSpotting's Top 20 Burgers to inspire you. have a happy weekend and stay away from the computer! we'll be here when you get back...
judge tossed out an ordinance that makes it a misdemeanor for taco trucks to park (and serve!) for more than an hour in LA. carne asada is not a crime!
we all *know* what they are, but it never hurts to be reminded of those ridiculously healthy, antioxidant rich foods (can you tell i've been feeling self-conscious about aging lately?)
wine from iowa? indiana? yep. it's not just california for american wines. joel stein tries wine from each of the 50 states [via: mattbites, who ...
The Omnivore's Hundred. check yourself against this list of 100 foods you should eat (already 500+ comments!) TasteSpotting/The Delicious Life will be posting ours this weekend
ming tsai (i *crush* on ming!) reviews eating in beijing, including a tip that peking duck, the original as is, is better than on pizza
when teenagers grow out of frozen corn dogs and instant ramen, let's hope they graduate into something like josh's "famous" burritos (even if preceded with tostitos tortilla chips)
let's regularly gather new friends to cook and eat dinner! it's a new trend called "underground restaurant!" (uh, i think we used to call those "dinner parties" but i could be wrong)
oh HELLO, gorgeous glasses. the functional-ness of the insulating double wall is also what makes these champagne flutes so pretty
SF Chronicle's top 10 kitchen gadgets. couldn't agree more about the mandoline! i don't think i'd even want to cook at all if i didn't have a benriner (which is shown)
o the shameful blush of wine spectator - giving a wine award to a milan restaurant...that was made up!! (by the reporter just to prove this point exactly)
the rotisserie chicken is no longer "cheating" - it's its own cuisine. though story is about LA joints, the "tips" are useful anywhere
i wonder how this cilantro noodle bowl would taste if i picked out all the cilantro. guess, just like noodles?
oh, how I would love OnLatte to print "TasteSpotting" on my latte every morning (latte art machine beta debut at siggraph)
article about business and package design process at Coca Cola, though i'm really just interested in the new pretty aluminum bottles and branded recycling bins
i *get* gourmet mag and don't remember seeing BACON PASTRY. thanks to mightyko --> for mentioning it. need to think about these for the coming football kickoff weekend.
beans, beans, good for your heart. beans, beans...uh. never mind. beans are good for your heart, period. ;)
bright color and rounded shape looks like a toy, but HULA is mortar/pestle. idea of using for summer herby pesto is fading, but still, the hula for spices for autumn!
and who knew that a grilled cheese had so much "technique" involved?
MUST HAVE. removable "tip" on watermelon usb drive reminds me that i was a very naughty child when i would break off all the sweet tips of sliced watermelon
it all started with Pig Candy (Lou on Vine)...now Animal on Fairfax has the Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar. will the baconbuzz ever stop? uh actually, let's hope not.