Luscious Dumplings ~ A great trip out to San Gabriel, CA... One that is full of redemption and some of the best fried and soup dumplings around.
Hole in the Wall Burger Joint in West Los Angeles - Dada Eat shares a great burger that's hidden in plain sight.
CIA Side Towels ~ Not from the spy agency, but equally cool... Sippity Sup offers a way to get these classic side towels from the Culinary Institute of America at home.
Sautéed Radish with Mint ~ Food52 coaxes out the natural sweetness from radishes with this simple preparation.
Spaghetti Squash - So light and delicious! Love and Olive Oil seamlessly swaps out squash for pasta.
The Curious Cook, Harold McGee, explores the long history of cooking with alkalies, i.e. baking soda.
Chilli, Mushroom & Chorizo Pasta ~ Sweetest Kitchen offers this delicious looking spicy pasta dish.
Strawberry Fool ~ Chow has this classic dessert with a silly name. Fruit folded into whipped cream sounds seriously smart on a hot day.
Raspberry Buttermilk Sherbet - A great combination of sweet and tart. Veggie Belly makes great use of her ice cream maker with this lovely and vibrant dessert.
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ A mouthful to say and a great wholesome take on the cookie from 101 Cookbooks.
Za'atar Chicken ~ Serious Eats has become fascinated with Za'atar (a sort of Middle Eastern curry) and their fried chicken recipe with this secret ingredient looks amazing!
503 Creative finds some food packaging design inspiration from Hairy Bikers.
Huevos Habañeros (Eggs Havana Style) ~ The Little Teochew shares this beautiful eggs preparation. Eggs are baked on top of a spicy tomato sauce in this Cuban dish.
Spicy Quinoa, Cucumber and Tomato Salad ~ The versatility of quinoa continues, with this fresh summer salad from the New York Times.
Rose-scented rhubarb and strawberry cobbler - It's winter on the other side of the world, but A Food Lover's Journey brings a little taste of summer down under with this Australian cobbler.
Gazpacho - La Tartine Gourmand makes great use of fresh summer tomatoes with this beautiful soup.
Raspberry and Oat Scones ~ These beautiful vibrant scones are also gluten free! Canelle et Vanille shares this beautiful breakfast treat.
Homemade Ladyfingers ~ Delicious days gets carried away with her tiramisu and gets side tracked with these amazing looking homemade ladyfingers.
The Bitten Word shares this seriously dressed up potato chip ~ Smoked salmon dressed with a dollop of lemon crème fraîche on a black pepper potato chip.
Grilled Salad? Serious Eats puts salad on the flame with this grilled radicchio and knob onion salad.
5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake - A gluten free chocolate cake in a mug! Almost Bourdain's mini dessert looks amazing.
Watermelon Wheat Beer~ 21st Amendment has canned their watermelon wheat draft. Brewed with real watermelon, its the definitely a little something different for summer beer.
Honey Spice Beer Cake - Beer in the cake, beer in the frosting, The Washington Post combines beer and dessert with delicious results.
Salt and Pepper Soft Shell Crab ~ Taking inspiration from salt and pepper squid Goldilocks Finds Manhattan shares this beautiful deep fried delicacy.
Chow's guide on making pesto. Their "The Basics" series covers making pesto at home.
Ratatouille ~ For Bastille Day La Tartine Gourmand presents this beautiful looking French classic.
Blueberry Breakfast Birthday Buckle ~ A Sweet Spoonful strings the B's together and presents this delicious, if a bid old fashioned, blueberry cake.
Summer Vegetable Wraps - This fresh and healthy wraps come from The Kitchn. Buffalo mozzarella, a collection of fresh summer veggies, and some balsamic vinegar are all wrapped up in Boston Bib lettuce.
Bowtie Lasagna ~ Pioneer Woman shares this interesting pasta variation. Far faster than traditional lasagna, this bowtie version looks tasty.
Buckwheat Polenta Scones ~ Heartier than normal, these scones are a new venture for Lara Ferroni, who writes them a heartfelt message.
Grilled Salt & Vinegar Potatoes ~ They have all the great taste of the chips, but 101 Cookbooks shares this healthier, lighter, grilled version.
Spicy Toasted Garbanzo Beans ~ Cream Puffs in Venice tries their hand at Bon Appétit's recipe, and the results are beautiful.
Thai BBQ Chicken ~ Flavored with cilantro, fish sauce, Sriracha , and more... These wings work great on the grill. Rasa Malaysia beautifully photographs them and walks us through the process.
Jaffa Macarons ~ These awesome looking treats are from a similarly awesome named blog, Almost Bourdain. They are made with almond meal and flavored with orange zest.
Tasteful Pictures - The Getty has a food photography exhibit up right now till the end of August. Lots of great images in the collection like this one(Cuisine) by Man Ray.
Peach Pie - Spinach Tiger shows a little patriotism with these adorable stars and stripes atop this peach pie.
Raspberry and Lemon-Lime Layer Cake ~ Dessert for Breakfast has this gorgeous looking birthday cake. Its perfect for a summer birthday, and comes with a recipe for a matching drink!
Moxie Day! ~ Mark Bittman's blog shares a little about the Maine soda, and its special day.
Cherries in Red Wine Syrup ~ David Lebovitz walks us through the making of this lovely red wine cherry sauce. It's the perfect addition to some ice cream, or a chocolate cake!
Harissa Pancetta Breakfast Pizza - Chow delivers this amazing recipe for a spicy delicious breakfast pizza.
Zucchini Whoopie Pies ~ Health wise the zucchini totally balances out the marshmallow fluff cream in the middle, right? Not Without Salt beautifully photographs this creation.
White Gazpacho ~ Bread acts as a thickener in this variation on the cold soup from Simply Recipes.
Coconut Oat Crusted Chicken Nuggets - Family Fresh Cooking shares these beautiful chicken nuggets with a fascinating flavor combination. The pomegranate dipping sauces look wonderful as well!
The Single Lady Pancake ~ Eat it, commands Joy the Baker. Singles ladies put a ... banana buttermilk pancake on it?
Ceviche - A great way to "cook" while beating the heat. Serious Eats steps you through the process of cooking with acid.
Vegetable tempura ~ The LA Times has a handy guide to frying up this crisp Japanese staple.