Coffee Cake - A curious request leads the L.A. Times to dig up this school cafeteria coffee cake recipe.
Dates! There are more than just Medjool dates, other varieties have arrived at farmer's markets in Los Angeles. There are ranges of flavors and ripeness to be explored...
Nigella Lawson - Jezebel covers some of the online controversy swirling around Nigella's particular blend of celebrity, food, and sex appeal.
Corn Chowder ~ Sippity Sup has a lesson in making a good old fashion corn chowder and some curious SEO.
Baby Back Ribs ~ Steamy Kitchen bakes and broils the ribs until they fall off the bone.
Peach Cobbler - Biscuits make the topping in this beautiful looking cobbler from Matt Bites.
How to Make Coleslaw ~ Chow walks through the steps to make your own coleslaw, complete with illustrations.
Fried Round Steak - The Pioneer Woman has found something quick and easy that everyone will eat. Cubed beef transforms into good eats with this great dish.
Honey Chiptole Wings ~ These are so bright in color! Joshua Bousel and Serious Eats bring together the smokey and the sweet.
Cauliflower Soup - A head of cauliflower and chicken stock come together to make this simple soup from Souvlaki For The Soul.
Fish Tacos - Grilled instead of fried, these light fish tacos from Sunset look great.
Quinoa Salad ~ The Bitten Word and its readers came together to fix up this great mix of quinoa with apricot, pear, red onions, and cucumbers.
Crustless Mini-Quiches ~ These are both beautiful and a stroke of genius. The Kitchn shares this great breakfast strategy. Make and freeze them in advance; quickly pop in the oven to reheat and enjoy.
Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies ~ A Sweet Spoonful contemplates about her work environment and these delicious cookies.
Scallops on Succotash ~ Seared scallops pair with a sweet corn relish in this bright and colorful dish from Sippity Sup.
Sambaram ~ Veggie Belly uses this spiced cucumber buttermilk drink to help keep cool on a hot day.
Panzanella - Wild Yeast turns some unsatisfactory Tuscan bread into the base of a great salad.
Lime Lemon Bars ~ Technicolor Kitchen has squeezed quite a bit of citrus into a little square! Why choose between the two fruits when you can have them both?
Seafood Bisque - The saffron in this soup gives it its beautiful color, and Simply Recipes gives us this beautiful photo.
Grilled Chicken Pita Salad ~ Sunset fires up the grill with this bright end of summer salad.
Homemade Cinnamon Bread ~ A craving became a baking opportunity for the Pioneer Woman. The result is the gorgeous looking loaf.
Raspberry and Goat's Milk Yogurt Popsicle ~ Joy the Baker poses behind one of her popsicle creations.
Blueberry Sorbet Macarons ~ A beautiful summer way to beat the heat, beautifully photographed by My Tartelette.
Calamari Rings - Beautiful, battered, and fried... The Little Teochow serves them up with a side of Thai sweet chilli sauce.
Golden Tomato Sauce - 101 Cookbooks uses heirloom tomatoes and makes a simple sauce that's a refreshing change of pace.
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.
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.
Homemade Fennel Spiced Potato Chips - Not Without Salt makes these beautiful homemade potato chips. They are sliced thin with a mandolin and custom spiced!
Anadama Bread - Simply Recipes shares this classic New England dark bread made with cornmeal and molasses.
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.
Raspberry Vinegar - The New York Times resurrects this sweet vinegar from its archives, all the way back to 1900.
Cucumbers in Scallion Oil - Goldilocks Finds Manhattan adds some variety and spices up cucumbers with ginger and scallion oil.
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.
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.
Flammkuchen - It's not pizza! Its a German Flatbread, and this recipe from Delicious Days looks fantastic.
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.
Ginger-Pecan Sourdough Biscotti ~ Wild Yeast shares a little something different to go with your coffee.
Globe Zucchini ~ These are just lovely. La Tartine Gourmande beautifully prepares this dressed up stuffed squash.
Beer Can Chicken ~ The New York Times revisits this grilling technique, but this time brings a secret weapon for moistness... mayo.
A new apple variety with a dark red inside! The Royal Horticultural Society came across this brand new Redlove® Era® apple.