The magic of fake ice for the cocktail photoshoot going on at my house... from powder, just add water to instant slushy idea - fake rounded ice cubes - rubbery cubes - glycerin mist and more!
Blueberry Sorbet Macarons ~ A beautiful summer way to beat the heat, beautifully photographed by My Tartelette.
Eeva Jokinen's cool patterned ceramic teacups.
Temple's amazing recycled reusable bag is made from PARACHUTES! re-purposed WWII military issue parachutes to be exact...
Calamari Rings - Beautiful, battered, and fried... The Little Teochow serves them up with a side of Thai sweet chilli sauce.
Cool 'Vertical Lunch Box' by Methaphys.
This isn't a curling iron, but a Lootflighter designed by Richard Looft to start your barbecue in seconds, without requiring lighter fluid.
Golden Tomato Sauce - 101 Cookbooks uses heirloom tomatoes and makes a simple sauce that's a refreshing change of pace.
'Freeze!' by Florian Jenett and Valentin Beinroth. Edible ice guns made using coke, licorice, cherry and food coloring.
Hot-Sauce ~ The New York Times tackles making hot-sauce at home. Break out the latex gloves and try not to inhale the vapors!
Meyer Lemon Pots - A light Meyer lemon custard in a few of Delicious Days' very fun ramekins.
Cloer 'Donut Maker' makes it easy to bake mini donuts.
Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food by Jeff Potter
FUJIYAMA GLASS is a beer glass looks like Mt.Fuji that the tallest mountain in Japan.
Eggplant Bruschetta ~ Roasted eggplant and crumbled feta atop toast slices come together in a great starter at Smitten Kitchen.
the kitchn shares some gorgeous photos of all the colors of a California farmer's market.
Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction's SNAP! The Snap Sample and Root ~ a look at the stunning packaging and beautifully illustrated materials...
Oxo Mini Dishwasher Basket! With stretchy silicon sides ~ you can put all the random small objects going in the wash in it! (Sure its for baby accessories, etc ~ but so versatile!)
Homemade Fennel Spiced Potato Chips - Not Without Salt makes these beautiful homemade potato chips. They are sliced thin with a mandolin and custom spiced!
Simple and beautiful salt & pepper shaker by Takae. Created by highly skilled craft people in Cornwall, England.
NY Mag has a nice breakdown of heirloom tomatoes!
entresuelo1a's taça - Absolutely genius idea to be able to dip your cookies in milk, without having to worry about your glass being too small.
A close up look at the teeny tiny bottles of Angostura Bitters - absolutely adorable scaled down into such a tiny bottle.
An on-going visual diary of lunch in a Beijing canteen. Spicy, simple and sustainable, occasionally delicious.
Love these new puzzleboards by OOOMS with their multi use functions. Piece them together when your cutting up a long baguette, or use them as a classy serving board/wine holder.
What to Cook and How to Cook it ~ intriguing new book coming from Phaidon by Jane Hornby ~ love the cover!
'Vita' squeezer by Habits Studio for Casa Bugatti.
Corey Lee, James Beard Foundation Award winner and former French Laundry chef de cuisine, will open his first solo restaurant, Benu, in San Francisco this week. Pictured is an Uni with Buckwheat Capellini dish from Lee's new menu.
Cupcake-wiches! Frosted Cupcakery reinvents the cupcake with Hi-Tops...
The Smoking Gun - fun idea - "Quickly and effortlessly infuse foods and drinks with natural smoky flavors such as applewood or hickory without the extra heat."
'Back to the Roots' Salad servers by Donkey Creative Lab. Stainless steel + wood.
A Cornet of Marinated Atlantic Salmon from Thomas Keller’s three-star Michelin-rated French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, California.
Wafels & Dinges Gift Set - one Brussels Style Wafel Kit, one 14 oz. jar of Spekuloos Spread, one 1 lb. bag of Belgian Pearl Sugar, one Wafel Fork, and three Liege Wafels. Amazing.
Brewshop! Awesome store in NZ for home brewers ~ really fun design.
Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, by Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young, and Maxime Bilet is a five-volume set that is destined to reinvent cooking.
Anadama Bread - Simply Recipes shares this classic New England dark bread made with cornmeal and molasses.
Outdoor Research Water Bottle Parkas! Transport hot or cold liquids and it weighs much less than a thermos, but offers similar performance.
Hurom Slow Juicer ~ i'm impressed ~ the combination of screens and maceration create the driest pulp i've seen, and the least frothy juice! And it sounds like its chewing...
J. Kenji Lopez-Alt and Serious Eats delve into the delicious mystery of the taco cart with homemade carnitas.
Eggplant Caviar ~ No roe here, just a simple eggplant puree from David Lebovitz with lemon, spices, and olive oil.
Espresso Solo machine gets a concrete outfit
Oluk is a coffe set that makes your coffe pause playful. Designer Erdem Selek.
Raspberry Vinegar - The New York Times resurrects this sweet vinegar from its archives, all the way back to 1900.
Swallow Magazine! Hardcover artistic culinary goodness ~ Eater has an interview with Editor and Creative Director James Casey.
Wow. Adorableness. Project Wedding's Pear and Raspberry mini pies! The individual mini heart shaped petals are amazing...
Little Blue Egg is a BBQ made from flowerpots