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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.
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.