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article about business and package design process at Coca Cola, though i'm really just interested in the new pretty aluminum bottles and branded recycling bins
i *get* gourmet mag and don't remember seeing BACON PASTRY. thanks to mightyko --> for mentioning it. need to think about these for the coming football kickoff weekend.
beans, beans, good for your heart. beans, beans...uh. never mind. beans are good for your heart, period. ;)
bright color and rounded shape looks like a toy, but HULA is mortar/pestle. idea of using for summer herby pesto is fading, but still, the hula for spices for autumn!
and who knew that a grilled cheese had so much "technique" involved?
MUST HAVE. removable "tip" on watermelon usb drive reminds me that i was a very naughty child when i would break off all the sweet tips of sliced watermelon
it all started with Pig Candy (Lou on Vine)...now Animal on Fairfax has the Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar. will the baconbuzz ever stop? uh actually, let's hope not.
retro styling for a retro tomato & zucchini gratin from one of my favorites. and no recipe *again*! ;)
why you would go to all the trouble and then *not* put alcohol in these drinks is beyond me, but maybe fun to think you can drink a dessert?
sushi wedding cake. doesn't just *look* like sushi; it *is* sushi, wonder how the bride & groom felt about smushing it into each others' faces (yes, there IS a recipe if you want one for your wedding)
dangerous to have these pillows in my house as one sleepy morning i'm sure to wake up with a mouth full of feathers, but sort of shocking how expensive ($100 ea?). isn't breakfast the cheapest meal of the day?!
cutest way to make ice and chill or serve...pour water into IceOrb, freeze, and it makes round(ish) cubes that you squeeze out [via: Cool Hunting]
like so many things in life, it's not just about having the right parts, but having them at the right TIME. mark bittman's tomato jam, as inspired by a taste at quimet y quimet in barcelona
WHAT exactly did the scientists prove when they concluded that beer goggles are "real?" DUH. isn't it called "i'm intoxicated and can't make good decisions?"
TASTESPOTTING TOP 12, wk ending 08.02. who knew TasteSpotters would be so interested in MICROWAVE cooking?!?!
speaking of Ohio (#19692), some buckeyes to remind everyone that Ohio State will dominate this college football season once again :)
you so totally need this for your next white trash BBQ. and you can get it customized, too. [via: cnet ]
kind of takes the fun out of shoving a beer can up a chicken, but this deep dish cooker with reservoir lets you get them same flavor effect in the oven
love these tiny coconut lemon bundt cakes
the secret to clementine's whipped cream cheese frosted banana cake is the lightness from pastry flour (not cake flour)
all those gold medals are impressive but what's more remarkable? michael phelps's diet of 12,000 calories a DAY. (does anyone eat that in a week?!)
vegan artichoke rotini pasta from cookbook How it All Vegan, plus a nutrition plug for one my favorites, capers (and obviously, love a name with the word "delicious")
there are haters who find reuse of water a little unsavory, but OC's state of the art water filtration system means we can all drink clean, non-ocean-salt water in southern california
julia child was a spy. AWESOME. [NPR mentions that she helped to "cook up" a shark repellent for submarines]
since we're feeling all athletic these days because of the Olympics, a Nike AirMaxBurger
love the orange on bright turquoise blue, shanghai tang also has teacups and other tableware that feature goldfish (the teacups have the fish printed on the inside!)
if i needed a safe way to take my wine (and i wasn't planning on drinking en route), the wine skin has built in bubble wrap to protect the bottle [via: outblu ...
grill charms which, thankfully, are not BBQ grills for your Juicy charm bracelet, but (genius, imo) identifiers for your xxx spicy blue rare strip [via: josh ...
fashion and function. black or white rubber "cone" that can be shaped (popped?) into a bowl for ice, fruit, or with stainless steel cup, snack tray
i don't see how this benefits anyone since most people can't seem to stop themselves from poking, prodding and flipping, but if you're REALLY lazy, the automatic hot dog roller
'tall started with the TasteSpotting 12, and now i can't pull myself out of list-geek heaven...25 most awesome deep fried foods, and these are just the olives
we are having a "fun cupcake" moment, apparently (mountain dew, rainbow...) and now these, plus 11 other Legos cakes
Top 10 Highest Earning Celebrity Chefs. absolutely cannot believe who is #1, and it's not emeril (who isn't even on the list?). ok, i can believe it, i just can't understand...why? WHY?!
oh, how this takes me back to my Cal days, going for a 2am Yokohama Station run for yakisoba. of course, kumiko's looks about 1000x better...