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)
What is "Slacker Boccone Dolce?"
Fresh baked figs
Cranberry Sesame Cookie
lemon verbena ice cream w. a summer fruit salad --- so refreshing and delicious!!!!!
Herb Grilled Salmon with Seared Grape Tomatoes and Toasted Pinenuts
Try this smiley face pizza, your tastebuds will be happy you did
Sausage, Peppers, and Onions - the easiest meal ever.
Is sushi really fast food? Then the excuses came rolling off my tongue, "no rice, no crab, no seaweed...um...we are out of electricity to run the rice cooker.”
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
Finally, a double-wall french press coffee maker - who said coffee can't be stylish?
Incredibly quick and easy to make, these Pac-Man crackers are a yummy snack for all cheese lovers!
An afternoon at the Larchmont Farmer's Market results in these great chicken and zucchini tacos.
Mini minty babycakes.
Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Cabernet Mustard Sauce. A simple sauce for an easily prepared main dish.
You CAN make awesome fries at home. Crisp on the outside, tender on the inside. Find out how.
3 Cool Summer Desserts by David Lebovitz on LA Times
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)
These are the perfect pickles - Hot and Sweet!
Sweet Olive Oil Tortas from Spain
(DIY) Raw and Gluten Free Apple Sauce.
beautiful, sweet and tangy beet, turnip & sweet potato salad
Black-eyed pea salsa with chili powder, fresh tomatoes and bell pepper—a perfect complement for curry-marinated steaks—can also liven up grilled fish or chicken breasts.
Traditional Neapolitan pizza made the traditional way. So simple and yet divine!
Cobb Salad with Crispy apple chips, Bacon, Fresh Tomatoes & Peppers, Mozzarella Cheese, Basil, Olives & whatever else you like!
Lovely squash blossoms are a fleeting summer treat from the farmers market - and delicious stuffed with goat cheese.
7 tips to make a gorgeous fruit platter that looks professionally done!
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
Beet-and-Burrata Crostini. A small plates meal kicks off with these fresh beets coupled with creamy burrata.
[DB] Cosmic Hazelnut Dome Gateau
[DB] Caramelized hazelnuts for the Daring Baker's Filbert cake, the July challenge.
Preserve your summer harvest without canning or pickling: Make 'pâte de fruits', a traditional French fruit candy.
Semi-Homemade Donuts. Easy and Delicious!