Coconut water sipped through a papaya stem straw ~ A great way to beat the heat on St. Croix!
Weirdest Fries In Los Angeles ~ The Huffington Post rounds up some delicious but strange options... from the Portobello Fries at Bottega Louie pictured above to Banh Mi Poutine from Gorbals.
Serious Eats turns its attention to the sweet, thick, tangy tomato mixture that is Kansas City style BBQ sauce.
On A Stick ~ A new book from Matt Bites full of beautifully skewered dishes!
Michael Ruhlman goes "whole hog" and gets to act out one of his favoriate moments of Little House in the Big Woods.
Steak Tartare ~ Honest Cooking proposes this manly entry into the raw food movement.
Hummingbird Cake ~ Desserts for Breakfast shares this stunning celebration cake! [NOTCOT note: this reminds me of kid's marker doodles]
the kitchn rounds up the top 10 farmers' markets in the U.S.
A beautiful cheese spreader made from hammered out recycled steel.
German Chocolate Cake ~ design*sponge goes in the kitchen with teenage blogger Kayla and shares her beautiful cake recipe.
Eggfruit! Found at the La Reine Farmers' Market on St. Croix. It's powdery, sweet and great in smoothies!
Top Chef's Tiffany Derry's 5 course dinner kicked off the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience. From a diver scallop surf and turf to a sashimi style ceviche!
Potato Pancakes ~ Kokblog shares this beautiful illustrated recipe.
Strange and Beautiful Seeds From the Atom ~ Edible Geography shares a great primer on atomic gardening and other radioactive agriculture.
Kiwi Rhubarb Jelly ~ Something new to can from Lara Ferroni.
Real Simple offers up some novel uses of the microwave... from disinfecting sponges to roasting garlic!
The Vertical Farm ~ Fun illustrations and revolutionary ideas from Dickson Despommier.
TV Dinner For Plants ~ Wired shares this fun art project from Jonathon Keats on display at Sacramento's Crocker Art Museum.
Asparagus Frittata ~ A great idea for Easter brunch from the Cooking Channel.
The Grilled Cheese Invitational ~ Los Angeles cheese grillers throw down on April 23rd to achieve grilled cheese supremacy.
The New York Times offers a look at the ever evolving corkscrew.
HK Honey’s collective of beekeepers, artists and designers exercise their passion for the ubiquitous honey bee in this Nokia Presents video by Kiku Ohe.
From blog to tv... The Urban Grocer is on the Cooking Channel tonight with a South American culinary tour... Caitlin Zaino checks out helado, closed door restaurants, and Uruguayan BBQ!
Some people take the prohibition against leavened bread for Passover very seriously... like with blowtorch level of seriousness.
Is quinoa Kosher? It may take a rabbi and a long hike to find out...
Is Sugar Toxic? The New York Times Magazine investigates...
Chow takes a fun look at a vintage cookbook from 1889.
It's a Cakesplosion! Gastronomista shares this fun bakery explosive music video from Autoerotique.
Red Velvet Onion Rings ~ The Food in My Beard has combined two foods into a very unlikely combination.
Anjali over at the kitchn rounds up 8 Chinese Breakfast Favorites!
Serious Eats rounds up Los Angeles's best donut shops!
Neufchâtel vs Cream Cheese ~ the kitchn breaks down the difference between the two.
Skewer Station ~ A fun presentation for entertaining and summer grilling!
the kitchn shares 5 Tips from Chemists for Making the Best Bloody Mary.
Michael Ruhlman shares expresses his strong convictions on making chicken stock at home, along with some easy ways to make it part of your lifestyle.
Serious Drinks profiles Honest Tea's new line of cocoa infused drinks.
design*sponge goes in the kitchen with Annette Joseph and makes this amazing apple-pear cobbler.
Pizza Pasqualina ~ A beautiful cheese brioche for Easter!
GOOD announces the winning recipes from their Redesign Project
Lifecycles - Matthew Moore has created a number of beautiful time lapse movies of crops growing for his project to archive every cultivated plant in the world.
California Sandwich ~ Saveur shares this great veggie sandwich with ranch dressing.
Wired takes a look into the anatomy of Easter egg candy.
Cooking Scrabble ~ Cooking.com has a culinary themed Scrabble board complete with recipe cards to offer bonuses on spelling food related words.
The Food Lab has been grinding away comparing methods of making ground beef.
Sandwich Equipment ~ Saveur rounds up some of their favorite tools for sandwich making!
Velveting ~ Serious Eats explores this under appreciated Chinese cooking technique.