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the test of a good frying pan: Crisp Potato Pancakes
it's tiki time, with recipes for classic tiki cocktails from (in)famous Don the Beachcomber and Trader Vic's
beyond just panko and pasta, Top 10 distinctive yet adaptable pantry items that every good cook should have (to whip up Spaghetti with Tonnato)
in this economy, maybe spices as currency is the way to go...Poudre de Colombo is a spice mix from the West Indies
korea meets the american south...sweet potato mixed with kimchi into fritters
awesomest bread ever baked - Panda Bread. no pandas in the recipe (original japanese post has pics of other people's attempts)
a savory pie like greek spanakopita, but better (read: "healthier") with swiss chard
making No Knead Bread faster
mix olive tapenade with hard boiled egg yolks to make "olived eggs?" deliciously brilliant. (and healthy!)
Indian Carrot Salad from Jamie Oliver's beautiful new cookbook focusing on his garden through the seasons, out this past month, Jamie at Home [via: TheKitchn]
elephants are well behaved when being made in coconut animal crackers, but giraffes on the other hand...
When sunshine deceives you into clinging to summer, Fresh Fig Ice Cream
stared with utter envy at someone else's plateful of chilaquiles watching football last weekend; because really, they're just fancy nachos
tuna is healthy, but canned, it's an economical form of protein added to risotto
as if cinnamon rolls alone weren't enough, saveur's version has cream cheese layered in with the dough
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now if only the rice cooker could plate chicken biryani with saffron cream to look as pretty
Is the electric rice cooker the new slow cooker? [Korean Salmon Bibimbap made in a rice cooker]
continuing on the tuna-for-health path, pizza marinara with tuna and capers
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.