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10 japanese foods they SAY you can't get at home, but last i looked, i could get unagi, takoyaki, even fugu, and natto (pictured) here in LA
inspired to mediterranean entertaining by foodista's harissa. crate & barrel's mundial collection with the look of tile in refreshing water blue and earth/spice colors
ed schneider making cucumber dill fish with weakfish (atlantic sea trout), though i would go with bittman's suggestion of *sigh* mackerel.
preview of gourmet's august favorites. haute jalapeno poppers filled with cheddar and monterey jack cheeses (how much do i love fancified bar food?)
[recipe] too hot to cook. BA's Fantastic Four no-cook sauces: asian avocado, gazpacho, lemon lime corn jalepeno, fresh stone fruit chutney
rick p's photo and review make me want even more to eat at bluefin for my birthday dinner. i'm waiting. [sashimi salad at bluefin sushi, newport beach, ca]
french fried parsnips looking like a million bucks. or at least a grand for all that styling and tina rupp's photography
summer birthdays coming up. finding lots of cute gifts like 55 classic betty crocker recipes in a vintage red and white recipe box. comfort food in a box!
thank god they're not edible, else i'd eat way too many of these adorable doughnuts (they're magnets)
in the kitchen avec eric ripert (hot chef) and the importance of seasoning with simply salt and pepper
chocolate birthday cupcakes and cake with vanilla buttercream frosting mixed with chopped up chick-o-stix!
the tray conducts and retains heat so you can make nachos right alongside your carne asada on the grill.
one of heidi's clean-out-the-fridge recipes: grilled tempeh with portobello mushrooms and quinoa
steamed egg as a canvas for anything, this time for prawns, mushrooms, and dried scallops
she's fascinated by these "offbeat beauties...just like the Sofia Coppolas or Sarah Jessica Parkers of the salad world." heriloom tomatoes with ricotta
homemade strawberry ice cream with pretzels is adorably delicious, but what i love more are heather's cutefun downloadable recipe cards
lemon souffle cheesecake inspired by two hot tamales' ciudad restaurant in downtown LA [recipe from 2500 recipes: everyday to extraordinary]
"Settling isn’t settling if you reconcile yourself to your newfound wants and needs," is it? on marriage and relationships at tender greens in culver city
another one to add to the summer reading collection: the book from WaiterRant.net, available at the end of this month
the ORIGINAL lettuce wrap, Thai 'mingkiam' filled with coconut, chilies, ginger, shrimp, peanuts
triple berry rhubarb crisp. she: "low-maintenance desserts...that have the flavor of pie without the work of actually making one"
LOVE this slaw made with bok choy because it kind of reminds me of a kimchee lite
carrot cake. zucchini bread. what's another vegetable in a sweet cake like tomatoes?
nothing simpler than black olives marinated in olive oil, garlic and oregano [can you tell we're feeling a little international tonight?]
i can only guess from the babelfish.yahoo.com translation that she had it during vacation somewhere, and at home has now made marinated eggplant
western spaghetti (ha!): cooking a pasta dinner. sort of. i mean, it involves rubik's garlic and dollar basils. [video, via: murtaugh.tumblr.com]
timing is everything for too-late peas and too-early squash
*new blog discovery with sensational pictures* retardedly spicy thai tom yam filled with shellfish at Restoran Baan Nok, kuala lumpur
since i can't dine at SF's beretta, what critic michael bauer is calling the perfect restaurant, will have to make do with artisan cocktails and pizza at home
LA has taco trucks, NYC has...dessert trucks. basically, ice cream trucks with more sugar.
nothing but avocado, milk and few spices in the minimalist's Ultrafast Chilled Avocado Soup
never use the phrase "just a burger" with chef-preneur Nancy Silverton, who shares details and a recipe for The Perfect Burger
tastespotting has nothing on the addiction that is freerice, a vocabulary game that donates 20 grains of rice via the UN world food programme for every word you get correct
it SOUNDS gross, but when it comes to biscuits i'll trust a southerner, even if she's putting mayonnaise in them