White on Rice Couple
Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Curry
Another Spring is upon us and we’re still enjoying some cooler evenings. We’re enjoying this cool weather, but we’re super spoiled here in Southern Calif...
Behold the drip-free wine bottle!
Wine drip stains on white tablecloths have a new nemesis and his name is Daniel Perlman. The biophysicist at Brandeis University discovered that all it t...
La Tartine Gourmande
Acquiring food habits
Every day Soup (Soupe de tous les jours) Lulu most likely does not like pineapple because I rarely buy or serve it–I actually don’t like pineapple. On the ...
Messy Nessy Chic
Patrick Swayze’s Dirty Dancing Leather Jacket is For Sale (and a few other weird things)
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Will Write For Food
Money in Food Writing? Still No.
A controversial piece about food writing pay popped up online last week, with a response from another editor. I’m pleased that writers are even approaching...
Love and Lemons
Macro Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Sauce
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John Talbott's Paris
Pirouette in the 1st: It's good to be back.
Pirouette in the 1st was our 1st meal back in Paris after our sojourn in Venice; not that Venice and Mestre were bad, its just nice to be back. The place l...
Cantaloupe Granita Recipe
Icy. Slushy. Sorbet-y. Creamy. Melony. Everything you imagine a granita could be, you'll find it here.
How Sweet It Is
1. Nothing makes me more excited than neon chalk being in the rotation for playtime. 2. How perfect do these whole wheat zucchini muffins look?! Craving ...
15 Not-Too-Sweet Rum Cocktails
Rum doesn't get the most love in the cocktail world—too many people have been put off by sickly-sweet tiki drinks made with bottom-shelf versions of the su...
David Lebovitz: Living the Sweet Life in Paris
A Visit to the Mauviel Copper Cookware Factory
I’ll never pass up a chance to go to a factory, whether it be to see how American stand mixers are made, or French enameled cookware. I’d never seen copper...
Chocolate & Zucchini
Vegan Parmesan Recipe
Buy Clotilde's latest book, The French Market Cookbook! Perhaps you recall the very delicious kale and mushroom risotto I shared with you a few months ag...
Pinch of Yum
Chicken Tetrazzini! Welcome to the 90’s. For our 5th recipe in the FABH series (that’s Feeding a Broken Heart and you can read more about that here), we ...
C'est moi qui l'ai fait !
Manger heureux, vivre longtemps et mourir en bonne santé, le nouveau livre de Paule Neyrat
Il y a quelques années, la nutrition m'ennuyait au plus haut point. Elle jouait pour moi le rôle d'un tue l'amour de la cuisine. Au fil des années, j'ai to...
Cooking Korean food with Maangchi
Korean food photo: Green chili pepper and bitter melon kimchi made by purring_avenue!
I tried making Spicy stuffed green chili pepper kimchi Gochu-sobagi and I also make bitter melon kimchi. I follow the *more...*
Chopped Broccoli Salad
There’s something innately satisfying about a chopped salad. The texture, the small, easy to eat bits, the slight messiness of […]
Le Carmen’s Infused Gin Goes Commercial
For the past few years, the G&T has been poised to be Paris’ next go to drink (like the Aperol Spritz). As more gincentric bars appear on the scene, drinke...
Canal House Cooks Lunch
We bought a 14-pound corned beef for St. Paddy’s Day—the first and second cut. Then we cooked it long and slow in just-simmering water. We had a fine fea...
10 Australian Kitchens We Love — Down Under
Our friends Down Under don't only eat shrimp off the barbie — sometimes they cook food in real kitchens! It's true! And if we had one of these perfectly ...
Pressure Cooker Beef Brisket
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The Pioneer Woman Cooks
Basketball Quiz: Wednesday Night! by PW Fun & Learning
March Madness is in full swing! It’s been so exciting this year! This Wednesday evening, stop by for a fun quiz about all things basketball! We’ll cover co...
Cookie and Kate
Spring Veggie Stir-Fry
This post is brought to you by ALDI. Hello, it’s Kate of two weeks’ past. I wrote this post in advance of my vacation in Morocco. I… The post Spring Vegg...
Flourish - King Arthur Flour Blog
Baking with a parchment paper sling
[image: Using parchment paper in pans via @kingarthurflour] The best shortcuts not only save time but also produce superior results. And that’s exactly wha...
Stir the Pots
Spicy Taste Test
One of my kitchen-staff gave me a gift from Barbados. It's called Bajan Pepper Sauce, and according to my friend at work, it's too hot...
Low-Carb Baked Eggs with Avocado and Feta
*Low-Carb Baked Eggs with Avocado and Feta are a delicious quick breakfast option that's also Keto, low-glycemic, gluten-free, and South Beach Diet friendl...
use real butter
neva turns two
Recipe: emerald kale pesto pizza Our little Neva turns two years old on Monday! Since we are hosting guests starting Monday, we decided to have an early ce...
Italian Cream Cake
It’s time for cake! My sweet friend Robyn Stone’s first cookbook releases tomorrow and I’m super excited to bake and share something from it with you. I ch...
Viet World Kitchen
Pork and Pumpkin Pot Stickers Recipe
A lingering container of Trader Joe’s zig zag butternut squash and some ground pork inspired me to make these dumplings today. The recipe is from The Dumpl...
Hungry for Paris
Fichon, Paris | A Good Catch in Montmartre, B
Quality seafood is expensive, and this is why Fichon, a charming restaurant on the back of La Butte, or northern slope of the Montmartre hill crowned b...
Always Order Dessert
Easy Coconut Blueberry Cake
We were originally going to go out for my dad's birthday last night, but he wasn't feeling well so we made it a casual night in instead. We all went over ...
American breakfasts are predominantly sweet: yogurts with fruit sauces and overnight oats with more fruit sauces and lattes with caramel syrup and whippe...
Secrets of Paris
Creeping Beneath Paris
One Sunday not long ago, on a Paris street that shall remain nameless, I met up with a mustachioed Frenchman we’ll call Gilles. He wore tattered blue cov...
Where To Taste Wine In Paris
[image: Wine Tasting in Paris has a gorgeous new tasting space.] *Take a class.* Thierry Givone owns Wine Tasting in Paris, a charming tasting space in the ...
[image: Tortilla-crusted shrimp | Homesick Texan] “Did you know that if you dip a Frito into ketchup it tastes like fried shrimp?” asked my aunt. I told he...
Quinoa Hemp Snack Balls
If you're sitting next to me on the bus, these very well might be in my purse. And if you were on my most recent flight, they were most definitely in my...
Pastry Methods & Techniques
Peeps Buttercream Jelly Roll | A Fun Easter Dessert Recipe
From the Mad Scientist's Desk: I melted down Peeps candies into a sugar syrup and used it to make Italian buttercream. The result? This cute and super de...
FEEDING BABIES: BROCCOLI BALLS
Per request, I am including a recipe for these broccoli balls I've been making for the kids. I love hearing that you guys actually make the things in th...
Ask a Frenchman!
Kinkaku-ji (the Temple of the Golden Pavilion) in Kyoto
[image: Kinkaku-ji (the Temple of the Golden Pavilion) in Kyoto] A few somewhat old pics of the Kinkaku-ji, also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavili...
David + World
Kinkaku-ji (the Temple of the Golden Pavilion) in Kyoto
[image: Kinkaku-ji (the Temple of the Golden Pavilion) in Kyoto] A few somewhat old pics of the Kinkaku-ji, also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavili...
Wit & Vinegar
Sambal Tahini Carrot Dip
We’re having a dip party! A few bloggers are getting together to throw a dip party with Good Health Snacks, involving actual dips and not the bean dips whe...
A Veggie Venture
Carrot Recipes ♥ Alphabet Vegetables
[image: Tired of the same-old boring baby carrots? Find new inspiration in this collection of seasonal Carrot Recipes from AVeggieVenture.com, savory to sw...
Lottie + Doof
You need to make these. Add some sour cream to the whipped cream. And maybe sprinkle some flake salt over the whole business. Recipe: Coffee-Flavored Belgi...
On Rue Tatin
ON RUE TATIN FOR RENT
ON RUE TATIN is for rent from NOVEMBER 1, 2017 until October 31, 2018. A WHOLE YEAR!!!! I’ll be away for a year, and you’ll have the joy of my tudor-sty...
Not Without Salt
Creamy Spaghetti with Bacon, Peas and Mint
These are literally the things I tell myself, “Ashley, you can’t post another pasta recipe. Don’t you remember the cauliflower pasta from just a couple wee...
Food for the Thoughtless
Irish Sweepstakes Stew
My grandfather Dominic was said to have had the luck of the Irish, which I find odd because he was almost entirely Calabrese. Continue reading →
Paris by Mouth
La Bourse et La Vie
Come to celebrate, or come on a date. Come for the best steak-frites in Paris, or for the selection of after-dinner armagnacs. Come because you still remem...
Apt. 2B Baking Co.
Coconut Cream Pie
[image: coconut cream pie-3904.jpg] [image: coconut cream pie-3888.jpg] Hi guys! Just a quick hello today because I’m on vacation and I’ve got a tropical ...
I need 50,000 comments on a government website.
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The Trail of Crumbs
Swiss Mountain Frolick and Fare
On a recent trip to Grindelwald, Switzerland, we traveled up up up in every direction. Postal buses, gondolas, hikes... all paths led to heart skipping n...
A Brown Table
roasted cauliflower with green tahini
[image: roasted cauliflower with green tahini | A Brown Table] I don't think you really need to be vegan to appreciate good vegan or vegetarian food. When...
Now We Are Four
Just over six weeks ago, we welcomed our darling boy Bruno into the world. He is a gentle little soul who sleeps a lot and, when awake, stares quietly into...
Van & “Days Like This,” maybe?
Today in “how to keep your head from exploding:” My consort and I were happily chopsticking through another typically great lunch at Jin Ramen on Amsterdam...
Chocolate Mousse Bars with Feuilletine Crunch
I made these for an Oscar party. They are simple to make (no baking required), but fancy enough to eat while watching the red carpet glitter or for any oth...
The aim to perfect | S'mores Brownies
[image: Triple Layer S'mores Brownies | Tara O'Brady + Seven Spoons] I have no intention of relying on phone photography here, but I am a bit in love with...
The Perfect Pantry
For readers who would like to keep up with my second act as I build my volunteering life, I'll be posting updates about my progress on my blog Lydia Likes ...
Rosa Jackson's Edible Adventures
Galette des rois: who is the king in Nice?
[image: Galettes] In France, seasonal indulgences don't end with the wistful dismantling of the Christmas tree. Instead, they continue with the galette de...
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
Delicately smoked oysters are a fantastic appetizer or snack, and are great on pasta. The post Smoked Oysters appeared first on Hunter Angler Gardener C...
Recipe: Ina Garten’s Parmesan Roasted Zucchini | The Kitchn. Christmas Crack | Culinary Hill. Planning ahead for Christmas pot lucks parties. Dill Pickle S...
Where is Bryan?
Passport to Academia
Look at that little academic go...courtesy of the Dubrovnik Media Days conference. Who knew academia would require a passport so often? As my first term o...
Lemon Fire Brigade
gluten-free cookies with Chosen Foods!
Here are a variety of gluten-free, paleo, and vegan friendly holiday cookie recipes I’ve made with the team at Chosen Foods. The recipes are up on their si...
like a strawberry milk
A special Christmas surprise
I’m writing this on the first day of winter as defined by the astronomical calendar. In my heart, though, winter started early morning, on the second of ...
Banana Bread was Never This Moist
I bet you all have a favorite banana bread recipe that you swear by! But what if I told you that you can make it...
Art of Dessert
Allergy-Friendly Fruit and Seed Chocolate Bark
Time and time again, it happens. I'll have my schedule planned out for all the goodies I want to bake for my friends and family. I'll have my kitchen...
Moving On: New Blog & New Cookbook
So it's been a while since I've posted here. My apologies for that. But, then again, it's because I've been blogging elsewhere and working harder than a ...
The Migration is On: A New Post at Slices of Blue Sky
[image: Sequence by Richard Serra] *Sequence *by Richard Serra (while it was at Stanford)Another post is up at Slices of Blue Sky: "Cocoa...Might Well be ...
the sophisticated gourmet
Crispy Roast Potatoes Recipe
A recipe for the best fool-proof crispy roasted potatoes you'll ever make. The post Crispy Roast Potatoes Recipe appeared first on Sophisticated Gourmet.
Today I was at a meeting of French and American dignitaries to discuss French/American cultural activities. Just my cup of *thé*! The American organizers ...
Exploring the Fish Market in Jimbaran, Bali
Our little family of five spent three weeks exploring the beautiful Island of the Gods aka Bali earlier this year. We began our family vacation in *Jimbara...
Pinch My Salt
How to Blind Bake a Pie Crust and Prevent Shrinking and Slumping
This method of rolling out pie dough, fitting it to the pie plate, crimping the edges, and blind baking the crust is one you can use with any pie dough rec...
The divisions that unite us
I woke up Wednesday feeling disoriented. I woke up today realizing exactly where I am: facing a vast crevasse that affects us all. This is our common groun...
M&Ms Boo-tterscotch (Target Exclusive)
Name: M&Ms Boo-tterscotch Brand: Mars Place Purchased: Target (Eagle Rock) Price: $3.19 Size: 8 ounces Calories per ounce: 148 Type: White Chocolate Rating...
Cream Puffs In Venice
[image: cinnamon-pull-apart-bread_1] Wishing everyone the happiest of Thanksgiving and a lovely fall season! (We are celebrating with all the delicious bo...
On this day 23 years ago, we went to City Hall. It was a Wednesday. Did we take the day off from work? I don’t remember, but we must have. It was a diffe...
SHORE LINE - new print release!
*Honolulu, Hawaii, 2016* *-----------------------------* *Tuesday 6th September 2016, at 4pm GMT*, sees the release of my new mini print *Shore Line...
Over a Tuscan Stove
Amatriciana for Amatrice- #virtualsagra (updated)
One of Italy’s most famous sauce, *Amatriciana*, originated in *Amatrice*, a small town in Lazio famous for the pasta dish, made using *guanciale.* The 5...
LES MEILLEURS MARCHES À PARIS
Les marchés sont des lieux typiques et conviviaux qui contribuent à dynamiser les quartiers de Paris. Ils peuvent être couverts ou pas, alimentaires ou e...
Food World Problems
Lately there has been an ongoing dialogue in my head about food choices. I bake a lot at home, so I’m well aware of how much basic ingredients cost. Ever s...
Appetite by Penny De Los Santos
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Drizzle and Dip
oysters with spicy cucumber & lime granita
I created this recipe with the express intention to add a massive hit of flavour and textural contrast. Its refreshing and delicious, and I actually can’t ...
My Friend Josh
One of the best people that I know is my friend Josh Phillipson. You may recognize Josh’s name because he was the one who urged me to start The Amateur Gou...
Fennel & Celery Salad and Roasted Vegetable Salad With Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Thank you to all who have inquired about the latest workshop I posted. It is the last before Fall for Chef Ondo and myself as Charleston gets unbearebly ho...
Braised Leeks with Mozzarella di Bufala – Starting off elegantly
A few weeks ago a Los Angeles food memories reminded me of another great combination: braised leeks served with Burrata or Mozzarella di Bufala.
White Nectarine and Purple Basil Mini Cakes
[image: White Nectarine and Purple Basil Mini Cakes] We grow and encourage many flowers within our vegetable patch to attract the bees and beneficial insec...
Lost In Cheeseland
In the Kitchen with: chef Romain Meder, Plaza Athénée
In eleven days, eighteen chefs will gather under the exquisite glass canopy of the Grand Palais to share their cooking with food lovers young and old for...
Anomalies of Paris life: loving Bay Ahsh Vay (BHV)
There used to be a few more grands magasins (major department stores) in Paris than there are now. When I first visited long ago, there was even still the ...
I come to you today for three reasons: 1) it is so windy outside this morning that my entire house will shortly be carried away (to Oz, I hope) and I want ...
Food Photography & Food Styling Workshop in Stockholm, Sweden
Read more about our new food photography and food styling workshop here! The post Food Photography & Food Styling Workshop in Stockholm, Sweden appeared ...
Desert Candy حلويات الصحراء
Pea and Mint Tart
[image: DSC_1206] I'll admit, these last few weeks have me in some sort of crabby baby-land funk. It's 117 degrees outside, I'm six months pregnant, and I ...
The Dog's Breakfast
Mortar & Pestle – our new blog!
Hello again! We must apologize for such a long absence. The Dog’s Breakfast has come to a close after a number of years as you know. Many people have reach...
Alice Q. Foodie
Glastonbury Festival 2015
[image: IMG_0078] Oh Glastonbury, you got me again. I thought this second visit would be so much easier than the first - we were staying inside the festiva...
The Food Section
Coming Soon: Eatymology: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy
It's been a very long time since I've updated this site. But, I do have some news to share. After going down the rabbit hole that was Ruth Bourdain and a s...
Let's Make Pork and Beans, Norteño-Style
As you can imagine, I have a rather large (O.K., huge) collection of cookbooks, especially on Mexican food. Before everyone and his brother was writing abo...
Homemade Vanilla Wafers – Recipe
These homemade vanilla wafers, courtesy of my friend Nick at ChefSteps, might not look like the Nabisco variety, but with a ton of vanilla bean seeds, th...
Salted and Styled
Ginger Rhubarb Pie
Recipe and Styling by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong Assisted by Candace Brower For all the geeks we’ve known and loved. This amazingly deliciou...
Service 101: Being the Unseen
Service requires the practitioner to find satisfaction in the act, not in the results. A different kind of wrap up post on The Big Traveling Potluck.
The Cook's Atelier
The Cook's Atelier: we've got a new website and blog!
We've been working on some really fun and exciting new projects since we arrived at our new atelier including a new website and blog. If you'd like to foll...
2013: The Highs Get Higher, The Lows Get Lower
The second half of 2013 went by in a flash. It was a real rollercoaster. Nick quipped sometime in the early fall that it seemed as we get older, our highs ...
can i get all these at one job: more guidance, more responsibility, more learning & more money?
It takes a long time of working in kitchens to develop a knowing over-the-shoulder glance at what the wake of your boat means. Like reading tea leaves, one...
Confessions of a Restaurant Whore
RIP Judy Rodgers
I haven't written here in, quite literally, years. Two young kids and all that goes with that makes it challenging. But I could not let today pass withou...
Sticky, Gooey, Creamy, Chewy
A Twist on a Classic: Cauliflower Fried Rice with Ham, Shrimp and Pineapple
A new Asian restaurant recently opened just a few blocks from our house. Actually, it was a popular and well-established place that closed many months a...
Bonjour! Quelqu'un de bien attentionné m'a gentiment fait parvenir de très beaux sels achetés sur un marché à Marseille, ils sont tellement beaux que j'ai ...
Playing with Fire and Water
the three friends of winter
The Three Friends of Winter a dessert serves 6 winter: kasu amazake This is a variation of amazake that introduces yeast via the kasu (sake lees), aligning...
Cannelle et Vanille
Please update your RSS feed link
Hello friends, Some of you have reached out to let me know that you are not receiving any of my blog updates through your RSS feed. When I changed blog pl...
Alinea At Home
Chestnut, too many garnishes to list
Sometimes, I think there is no more beautiful color in the world than that of a chestnut. A few years ago on Christmas Eve, my friends and I roasted chestn...
What Katie Ate
Vive la France! (and a few missing oeufs...)
I've been meaning to write up this post for a few days but alas I have been pretty unwell and bed-ridden for the past 6 or so days with a rotten stomach ...
à la mode*
I’m sure everyone who loves photography, at some point gets a bit burnt out. I have to admit I’m one of them. It seems like the more we chase after the new...
Thursday Night Smackdown
Awesome Shit That I Want Monday
You may be aware that both Brian and I are big nerds, although in different ways. I’m a bookish history dork, and he’s a fantasy game-lover. And what are f...
A Rainy Sunday in Paris
It was a chilly, rainy Sunday in Paris and life would be slow. The ride from Charles de Gaulle Airport though, was a quick 30 minutes *sans* rush hour tr...
Terroir Parisien, Yannick Alleno’s Farm to Table Bistro in Paris
Anyone with locavore leanings will love Yannick Alleno’s modern new bistro Terroir Parisien, which pays homage to the agriculture of Ile de France, the dep...
Lunch Box (Dosirak)
I found these old school stainless steel lunchboxes a couple years ago at a garage sale and couldn't resist. Brings back memories of Korea, picnics, Mom. ...
Athens Snaps - and Frozen Yoghurt with Greek Olive Oil
Apologies for another long absence here – and thank you so much for all your kind words and prayers on my last post, I’m very grateful for your support....
Internal Blog Up and Ready
So many transitions....launching my site was huge and I have been doing my best to keep up. This blog was accessible through the website but the intention ...
The Adventures of Pie Queen
Book Your Thanksgiving Pies!
It's time to think about booking your holiday pies! Yes, the Pie Queen had some successful pie-baking for y'all last year, even working out of that tiny, t...
kiss my spatula
It’s Always Market Day Somewhere
There’s not much I fancy more than sniffing out the week’s new treasures at an open-air market—moseying from one deceptively innocuous stall to another, on...
Our next project: Verjus [update]
Three weeks ago we hosted an opening night for friends and family at our new wine bar attached to our -soon to be open- restaurant. That same morning the c...
Cake Wrecks has moved! You are being redirected to the new site! If the redirect doesn't work, please go to either cakewrecks.com or cakewrecks.squarespac...
Gallery: Favorite Jazz Fest Eats
[image: Cochon de Lait Po'boy. The Best Po'Boy at the Fest. Get one early or you'll be sorry! (at Food Area 1)] Cochon de Lait Po’boy. The Best Po’Boy a...
When our daughter lay in the ICU on her second day of being alive in the world, we stood above her bed and asked her to breathe. Her small hands were strap...
Help the People of Haiti
The devastation in Haiti is almost beyond imagining. While the media is covering the disaster extensively, it still seems impossible to comprehend the ext...
Fortress of the Bear, Alaska
Happy First Day of Spring! Today's the Vernal Equinox, Northern Hemispherically speaking, so naturally I can't stop thinking about this fertile season's sy...
pumpkin spice cupcakes with maple cream cheese frosting
Consider this a lesson in scale. Something no cookbook will really tell you. You won't see in the notes something like "If multiplying batches, strongly su...
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