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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
o, alright, for Grilled Tofu with Asiago Walnut Pesto, giada gets one point. but only one.
this guy loves fruit and seeds more than your vegan health nut bff does. stunning images, but more, love listening to the scientist say fruit and seeds contain "little tiny baby plants"
lard roasted potatoes and how the 4-letter "L" word is making a comeback for both taste and technique
new trend: fancified soda fountain desserts like shakes, floats, and this Honey Lavender Ice Cream Sundae with Figs at Little Door [recipe]
i happen to like McNuggets, but i wouldn't feed them to my kids. rather, panko crusted tenders from the special Kids' Health section of the NY Times
weeknight pizza on new blog from Sur La Table (yeah, they pimp their products, obvi, but still, the pizza looks good)
fresh might be hard to come by, so maybe dried figs would work in this Caramelized Onion Fig Blue Cheese Thyme Tart from Mad Chilli
dessert tables designed by Amy Atlas are awesome inspiration. for halloween: cute ghost cake pops, pumpkin whoopie pies, candy corn cookies
who knows why you would have a hammer and nail in your wine bar but not a corkscrew...but if ever it's the case, you can still open your wine
never worry about office lunch thieves again with the Splotched Lunch Bag. nsfTS (not safe for TasteSpotting) part cropped out
fountain of youth? not quite. but the secret to long life may be a chianti formula discovered in one of Italy's oldest pharmacies. i'll drink to that.