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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.
even if you're stuck with nothing but a microwave oven, you can still make creme brulee (though you do need a torch. or toaster oven)
my 2nd favorite shape - a perfect ball! make perfect 2" ice spheres to chill your cocktail
if you're serious -- not just serious, but SERIOUS -- about peanut butter (or any nut butter for that matter), make it at home with the peanut butter machine [via: outblush]
MattBites extols the beauty of burger simplicity - beef, bun, cheese and chili
baked ricotta, parmesan, and roasted red pepper with pesto for a solo breakfast...sure beats a pop-tart
Peabody's Pumpkin Bread --> just reminded me...CB's adorable pumpkin shaped servers for the fall table (though it sure feels early to be using such things, doesn't it?)
The "Mayo Clinic" makes mayo with an immersion blender, and has a whole list of flavored mayos, incl the one i love to hate, wasabi mayo.
mark bittman says it's okay...go ahead and use water instead of stock for soups [recipes for minestrone, zucchini egg, and tomato borscht]
place divider in pan before baking for perfect, uniformly cut brownies. now if only they had this for the baker's edge pan...
bacon on sweets isn't anything new, but had to point out that this post about Bacon Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcake is tagged "bacon f**king rules"
do i *have* to have kids to use the Boon Snack Ball? love how cute and tiny it is - perfect for carrying flamin' hot cheetos in my purse.
re: making Lamb Medallions on Butter Bean Stew: "gave man-birth to a dish of orgasmic proportions I would love to call, 'the super lamb jesus wants you to sacrifice to' "
Mojito meets Mint Julep.
Not sure how hard it is to get actual Miracle Berries, but ThinkGeek has tablets made with miracle berry powder. I totally want to try...
What does one eat when one eats alone? Love, LOVE this photograph - heart breakingly beautiful.
Love this picture of Huevos Rancheros as taken by Chicagoist at Ina's
tho i feel weird about mexican food from an english guy, jamie oliver is making me want quesadillas with guacamole for dinner
Absolutely beautiful caramelized tomato and aubergine tart from Sweet Pea (plus i love that eggplant is called "aubergine")
chocolate is good for you...and in the case of animi cause, good for your tabletop. [dark or white "chocolate bar" coasters]
maybe i've been seeing a lot of donuts. maybe it's that time of the month. either way...DONUT SOUFFLE (along with donut ice cream, and coffee with donut macarons)
Is that a 6-foot zucchini or is your garden just happy to see you? Apollonia Castitlione came home from vacation to find her zucchini had naturally grown to 6 feet
Sprinkles a little lawsuit happy? trying to force name change on Sprinkled Pink Cupcake Couture. (will they also try to stop people from using "sprinkles" in general?)
stretching the corn season with fried corn with bacon and chipotle, corn chowder, and brown butter cornbread
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)