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healthy(er) hummus with pita. a perfect match, and how a simple starter lets me ease back into a low maintenance relationship
chopsticks with the curlicue of a safety pin to make chopstick use easy, yet still elegant
keru keru cruets with fashionably functional spouts for clean cooking
LA's dining scene: finally more dining, less "scene." [miniature quail egg croque madame at Hatfield's]
Fifteen percent? Twenty? A dollar per drink? Gourmet has the rules for tipping at the bar.
tuna casserole killer. [nytimes extols the benefits of canned tuna with recipe for pasta with tuna and olives]
even a dumpling can be deconstructed. [nytimes recipe for pasta with a turkish style lamb, eggplant and yogurt sauce]
they may not be Kettle Chips, but who's going to complain the convenience of DIY potato chips done in the microwave?
exhibit uses rice to visually represent population statistics. 1 grain = 1 person. a lot of perspective about how big (and small) the world is [img links to flickr set, exhibit info at stanscafe.co.uk]
one thing for sure...it's the start of soup season. good thing for healthy Roasted Red Pepper and Potato Soup
penne pasta gets very autumn: roasted pears, goat cheese, and walnuts (though if it were, i'd have candied them)
at first i thought it was a closeup of multi colored kix cereal, but then...they're little cocoa, vanilla, and rosewater flavored almond cookies.
bought a habanero at the market just because it was so pretty, and now i actually know what to make to use it: TastyType's Jamaican Carrot Soup
wouldn't ever mind eating alone if it were Smoked Tofu, Mango, and Avocado Salad by NourishMe
sierra mackerel. sexy. done up with japanese citrus by the breakway cook.
deliciously beautiful metaphor for season's change from summer to autumn: teri lyn fisher's blackberry green apple pies.
Donna Hay's Spoon-Dent Biscuits (cookies?) perfect for using all those summer fruit preserves you just made
LoyalLoot's lacquered bowls carved into logs (reclaimed, so don't fuss). how about some cereal in *that* ?
opener that does it 6 different ways. WANT.
olive oil making a (semi) sweet appearance: pancakes studded with chocolate and drizzled with lemon honey. bet flavor infused olive oil would be delicious, too.
how gorgeous is this hot fuschia jasmine rice with beets and swiss chard for rosh hashana?
healthy fresh meal delivery fave of celebs; NY-based, but according to In Style mag, now across US. question is, will they look this gorgeous when delivered?! [via: DailyCandy and InStyle]
food blogging friends are finalists in the Whole Foods Recipe Challenge! comment to vote (yes, you can vote for more than one - we're voting for everyone)
now all i need is cheese, sausage, an egg over medium, and a red and yellow clown.
a helpful, fairly thorough guide on photography for food bloggers, from prep, cameras, styling, lighting, and even to post processing,,,
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