Before the end of the hallowed dungeness crab season in the SF Bay Area, my husband and I put some sunscreen on, woke up at 5 in the morn', filled up our portable coffee mugs, and headed...
Pimientos de Padron, a delicious Spanish tapa.
Lots of fresh basil? Why not harvest and share as many pesto recipes as possible?
Chocolate chip cookie testing - the New York Times, King Arthur Flour, and more compared!
Chocolate Mousse for Two
Testing out the Tovolo Ice Cream Sandwich molds.
chewylicious tangy lemon cookies! that'll make your guests wonder if you got 'em from a bakery!
Salad with edible blossoms from the front garden, with blackcurrant rosemary vinaigrette
Wild Blueberry Sorbet
Oh, the cottage, land of homemade blueberry pie!
A kitchen organization and bento goodies tour with bento expert Biggie of Lunch In a Box.
Vegan cream cheese + basil + almonds + sun-dried tomatoes = just one of many possible combinations to stuff in an eggplant roll!
My favorite grilled corn salad with queso fresco and lime. The perfect summer side dish.
Egg salad -- sometimes simple is better.
Enhance your breakfast experience with peaches macerated in JD and crushed coriander.
A Vegan Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffin!
Two ingredient rhubarb compote can be used in so many ways - even simply shmearing it on bread.
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
Purple Carrots - destined for Kashmiri Curry
General Tso's Pork Ribs in Crock Pot
Chinese Mushroom Chicken
Pineapple Cake - the Taiwanese version with pineapple filling inside...
An attempt to recreate the famous "Savory" Chicken" from the eponymous restaurant in Manila. (Note, that's pronounced "sah-vory".)
Creamy, buttery and totally delicious - butter chicken!
7 tips for making mouth-watering Char Koay Teow (Malaysian Fried Rice Noodles)
Steam Layer Rice Cake
Orange Blossom Cream Ale -- a seasonal brew from Buffalo Bill's Brewery in Hayward, California
Might be the smartest marketing partnership Burger King has ever made - what evil is exposed after _you_ eat a Dark Whopper?
Skyrocketing fuel and food costs mean changes in the diner - like a smaller biscuit cutter...
Tips on toasting the perfect sesame seeds and ideas on how to use them as flavor boosts in your favorite foods.
Chocolate and earl grey mousse cake from Nordljus, one of my favorite blogs.
Chocolate Chip Pie from Paula Dean: a huge, pie-sized chocolate chip cookie chilled for 36 hrs like the NYTimes told me to.
Crisp Lemon Cookies - crispy and packed with lemon fragrant till the last bite.