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
Cucumbers in Scallion Oil - Goldilocks Finds Manhattan adds some variety and spices up cucumbers with ginger and scallion oil.
The Scout's third episode in the craftsmanship series features Michael and Rick Mast of Mast Brothers Chocolate.
Peach Salsa - Sweet and spicey! Simply Recipes shares something both easy and a little different to do with fresh produce.
Heirloom Recipe Card Box - Pink Olive has this beautiful handcrafted wooden box, for keeping your recipes off-line for generations to come.
Frankie's Tiki Room has a new Malekula Tiki Mug ~ designed by Jack Churchill ~ Beautiful!
Apricot and Ginger Muffins - A great use of fresh fruit. Closet Cooking brings apricots, ginger, and banana together for breakfast.
Cherry and Plum Crumbles with Goat Cheese Ice Cream - What a great combination! My Tartelette has it all... tart and sweet and creamy all in one great dessert.
Poetry of Food - This is a site that is dedicated to the stories behind our favorite foods from around the world. A lovely site with beautiful photography and recipes.
A beautiful project comes from the ECAL Lausanne Mas-Lux program - a knive and razor set in collaboration with watch maker Hublot.
Flammkuchen - It's not pizza! Its a German Flatbread, and this recipe from Delicious Days looks fantastic.
Repurposed and reimagined, Starbucks has gone back to basics with the launch of their 15th Avenue E Coffee and Tea store.
Delicious! Blueberries, Angel Food Cake and Whipped Ricotta ~ whipped up by Leber PR
Honeydew, Mint, and Lemon Thyme Soup ~ Another great heat beating dish! This one is from Canelle et Vanille. Great summer flavors meld together in this soup.
Artefacture Goodesign + DWSTW Coffee Mug Set - "I will pay for good design" and "Design will save the world"