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the reality is, cupcakes *wish* they could be as good as a muffin, but without much substance, they *have* to get all that frilly frosting "work done" [cupcake clique and other cuteness at BentObjects]
even when it's not pink and red and baked, it's still beautiful from posie [chicken tikka masala, recipe from america's test kitchen]
yes, july is over. yes the daring bakers are done with their filbert gateaus, but i couldn't let this one from 5 types of sugar pass...
"Good food doesn't have to be expensive, time consuming, or only for special occasions" [eggplant, tomato, cabernet sauvignon honey-mustard vinaigrette, goat cheese, pine nuts, and cilantro]
"flummery." try not to say it out loud and smile. the wednesday chef's blackberry version of a simple pudding
ricotta cheesecake recipe that serves as a good base on which to build...heidi did zucchini, but suggests olives, sun-dried tomatoes, chives, spices, spinach, corn...anything really.
cream filled take on sachertorte that can be ordered online. doubt they deliver overseas, but still love reading the english translation of the cake: "in love cacao is the best escapes from the nose"
probably going to foodie hell for linking to rr BUT when you're short on ideas or time, it's not a bad idea to decorate cakes with everyday items like...teddy grahams (huh?) and red licorice whips.
chocolate cake from scratch that bakes in five (5) minutes in a coffee mug (pig design optional).
if breakfast sets your mood for the day as lolita muses, then i may have to eat yellow and pink every morning
not a huge fan of mussels (unless it's moules frites, in which case i only eat the frites), but Deborah's Puglian breaded mussels could change me
Pizza Pro, because cutting AND serving slices with one hand is essential! (we really should be keeping track of the stupidcoolest kitchen gadgets ever, shouldn't we?)
it's not the end of summer. YET. but given all the materials you need and the instructions, you might want to get started on the watermelon keg now [via Ho ...
plugs, 60-item touch screen menu, orders delivered to table, Buddakan, Balthazar and Rosa Mexicano...i might go to JFK's JetBlue Terminal 5 just to hang out
baking up...a t-shirt store? Johnny Cupcakes opens the first west coast store today in LA, and while most of the t-shirt designs are a little too edgy for me, i love the black bakeware handbag
first slip into that bacon bra (#11535) then pop a couple bacon mints and you're on your way to a sizzling evening of pork. (oh, did i go there? i did)
lucky lucky bay area...cb2 opens in san francisco today, so you can get subliminal etiquette dinnerware to use tonight: "clean your plate" and "use a napkin" dishes, "don't slurp" bowls
totally charmed by cookbook catchall's zha ziang mian, chinese street food of pork and black bean noodles (i know it as korean-chinese, jjia jiang myun)
perhaps i've been stubborn. maybe a little snobby. but keeping it "pure" by washing greens the old fashioned way is a waste of time. zyliss makes LA Times' highest rated salad spinner
korean again! ok, so there's chinese dan dan noodles, japanese soba and ramen too, but 2 of 5 recipes for asian cold noodles (heat relief!) are korean, one of which is a favorite, naeng-myun
are you a GASTROSEXUAL? new generation of men pursue cooking as a "macho" hobby and use their kitchen prowess to seduce women (but no increase in doing dishes, which is what turns ME on)
looking for unagi-nobori because it's 'eel drink' season, and found this awesome list: 10 Weird Japanese Soft Drinks, with #1 Okkikunare, which "makes them bigger" ("them?" you guessed it.)
maybe better than the hush puppies of my grade school memory...from red lobster. maybe. [indian spiced crab hush puppies recipe]
for all that mayolkiness, they really should be called evil-ed eggs, don't you think? but if they're tiny, it's probably okay to eat a few [recipe: deviled quail eggs]
one of the greatest foodTV shows ever, Two Fat Ladies, has only been available on vhs, but all (only?) 24 episodes are on dvd, released TODAY. bubble and squeak, baby. [via: food & wine]
my intro to caesar: lettuce that was nothing like the familiar Iceberg, drowning in what I thought was Ranch dressing gone horribly, yet so wonderfully, rank [recipe: grilled romaine caesar]
not as pretty as charles & marie's pearls, but functionally cool no less: 6 silicone "jacks" to keep hot pots off your tabletop
world map placemats perfect for the global cuisine on tastespotting [at a+r store]
if it weren't for things like whole crabs in gurgling spicy hot pots, i'd forget about being korean [ondal2 restaurant, LA]
new from google, knol, which is a little bit of knowledge - this one about how to make blueberry pancakes
of course you usually have a recipe up on your laptop screen, but IF you happen to use real, actual cookbooks, CookNook holds, and frees up counter space
if food's this good at the ballpark, why am i not going to games more often? oh yeah, b/c it's BASEBALL *yawn* thank god i can make carne asada tacos from dodger stadium at home
Atari's What's Cooking with Jamie Oliver for Nintendo DS is an interactive cookbook slash training tool. yeah, i hated those "educational games" when i was little, too
wait...lemonade doesn't come from a bright yellow powder called Country Time?! recipes for different lemonades, including the one I want, The Wicked Pink Lady