Ready for something different? Carrot halwa is comforting, warm, so fragrant, and easy to make.
These unassuming, delicate little puffs of meringue studded with nuts and chocolate are called Brutti ma Buoni, which means "ugly but good". And, they are!
Sourdough loaf made with bread crumbs from an older loaf -- not only frugal, but very tasty.
Homemade Cracker Jack - Wonderful caramel peanut popcorn, better than the boxed original!
Nutella Bomboloni with Hazelnut Sugar
Very Soft Pumpkins of Pumpkin Bread
In which I face my fear of yeast, deep frying and my uncertainty about the taste of fried dough.
Two improvised cocktails made with fresh cajá (spondias mombin) and cashew in Ponta Negra Beach, Natal City, Brazil
Love this! Puzzle Cookie Mold by Mizuguchi Nami...
chamomile ice cream trumps vanilla as a more complex, sophisticated accent for fall desserts
NOTCOT Favorite places! A peek at the adorable avocado fries, shot sized bread bowls of ceviche, delicious shrimp grilled cheese, and pretzel burger ~ at 3 Square Cafe & Bakery, Venice Beach.
Lemon and Ricotta Doughnuts. I like my doughnuts baked, not fried.
Substituting Whole Wheat Flour - A Primer
Travel and Leisure profiles thirteen super-strong liquors which are making their way into upscale cocktails. The catch? You may have to travel abroad to find them.
Cinnamon Blondies-these bars are easy to make and loaded with cinnamon goodness.
Classic White Butter Cake: The first vanilla birthday cake on my quest for the ultimate.
Italian wedding soup - a quick and easy soup to warm your belly.
Ramen noodles, French toast, or lime-flavored tortilla chips chocolate? Thanks Komforte Chockolates!
Fall is the perfect time for Muy Bueno's Persimmon Margarita recipe
Caesar Salad Pizza - two old favorites combine to make one fantastic pizza.
Honey, almond praline, cheese, and black pepper are a few of the fifty-six plus flavors that make-up Meiji’s solid chocolate bar collection, which are lovingly displayed throughout Tokyo’s 100% Chocolate Cafe.
Kitchen Tip: The Many Uses of a Microplane
Mr. Bartender!!! Not only an awesome line of retrotastic barware ~ but the packaging and graphics are adorable!
My pick for a Thanksgiving side: Hasselback potatoes with herbs and garlic butter sauce
Dark chocolate truffles infused with aromatic flavors.
Roasted Eggplant with Pomegranate, Walnuts and mint - earthy and light!
Sweet and savory Japanese fried rice with green peas, eggs, chicken and carrots.
A Date With Wine ~ the wine stopper with a twistable date ring that lets you record when you opened the wine
7 things you should know about eggplant and how to make perfect smokey babaganoush [5 ingredients]
Pumpkin Parfaits - A delicious alternative to the traditional pumpkin pie!
The real deal on agave nectar.
Easy Pumpkin Custard from Pam Anderson
Chobs slot onto the corners of any chopping board. They lift the bottom away from the bench so you can cleanly use both sides of the one board - one for meat, one for vegetables.
Turkish delight doughnuts with honey & rose syrup and pine nuts, and recreating a restaurant dish at home.
Atole de Arroz is the perfect breakfast for a chilly fall morning
Creamy mushroom and pancetta soup. Perfect for those cold fall nights.
Vietnamese Rice Noodle Soup with Beef
Macaron Pops: Chocolate Olive Oil and Sea Salt PLUS Salted Caramel, a more "savoury" approach to macarons.
Soba Noodle soup with spicy Berkshire sausages, topped with veggies.
Spiced ginger cookies full of autumn flavor.
15 minute mushroom and leek ragu on mashed potatoes
Sparkling Chimayo cocktail brings together tequila, sparkling apple cider and creme de cassis
Salted Pistachio Brittle!
Butternut Squash Soup
Chocolate Beet Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting.
Heineken's very limited edition 16oz STR bottle ~ simple at first... toss it under a black light for the reveal!