Food52 has some great appetizers ideas to go along with your champagne this weekend! Lots of tasty bites like these Chevre Devils!
Esquire presents a hangover breakfast featuring grits, the "adult oatmeal".
What to do with juniper? The Smithsonian has some thoughts on putting the berry to work in non gin related dishes.
Henry Tuke offers this Damascus steel sabre for all your champagne opening needs.
Salmon Bisque & A Pistachio Pear Gratin ~ A great recipe and beautiful photos from Tartelette!
15 Seriously Satisfying Salads from the kitchn.
Fast Italian... Cooking Light rounds up a bunch of easy and quick Italian recipes.
Michael Ruhlman contributes to the interesting discussion on the importance of potassium in your diet.
Bytesize Science takes an animated look at the science behind champagne.
More kitchen organizing tips from America's Test Kitchen.
Simply Recipes spices up some holiday left overs in this Cajun Turkey Pot Pie.
In case you are returning any gifts America's Test Kitchen makes a strong case for picking up a dutch oven in exchange.
Feast of Fiction ~ A new web cooking show takes on fictional foods with hilarious results. From the worlds of Skyrim to Harry Potter you can learn how to make what your favorite characters eat.
Saveur and Anthony Clark share this great comic recipe for bacon wrapped sausages... just in time for the new year!
Get ready for New Year's Eve with this great champagne guide from Refinery 29!
Get Organized! ~ the kitchn shares 20 tips and tools for being better organized in the kitchen!
the kitchn rounds up 15 great easy recipes for aspiring bakers.
Baking 911 ~ America's Test Kitchen has a handy poster to help tackle a variety of baking emergencies!
Kitchen Daily shares a great guide on the grades of maple syrup.
Delicious Days rounds up some of their favorite kitchen tools of the year and includes some great finds like this one handed nutmeg grinder!
No Yeast Cake Doughnuts ~ Design*Sponge goes in the kitchen with Spoon Fork Bacon to make these gorgeous little treats!
The Atlantic offers a fascinating interview with two former vegans and a vegetarian about why eating animals may actually be a good thing.
5 year olds making espresso. 2 very young and enthusiastic baristas apply their trade.
Tasting Table compares extreme cooking temperatures from restaurants across the U.S.
A beautifully rich delicious chocolate fudge from Baked Bree.
Citrus Cake ~ A beautiful dessert from Pure Vegetarian.
Biscochitos - Serious Eats shares a recipe for a holiday cookie made with no butter... just rendered fat.
The key to these great shrimp and grits from Michael Ruhlman is to cook the grits slow and low for hours!
Just in time for the holidays scientists have now tackled the problem of identifying fake marzipan.
Pecan Spice Ginger Bread ~ Chasing Delicious adds some nutty complexity to ginger bread with the addition of ground pecans.
Food Republic shares a recipe for a Mac n Cheese that speaks French.
The Science of Dry Aging ~ Gizmodo shares Harold McGee's insight into the sweet science of aging steaks.
Robots invade the kitchen again! The Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group at Technische Universität München have encouraged them to take over the world of popcorn and salami sandwiches!
Texas Caviar ~ Simply Recipes shares a great dip of veggies that dates back to the 1940's
Camera Cookie Cutter Set ~ Photojojo offers a set of really fun camera themed cookie cutters... Rangefinder, Twin Lens, and SLR! It's a great stocking stuffer for a photographer or cookie eater.
Candy Coal ~ Sprinkle Bakes makes some coal that you'd love to find in your stocking!
the kichn shares a great homemade hostess gift idea... Sweet Thai Chili Sauce!
Chow rounds up some fruit cakes that you'll actually want to eat!
The New York Times on the recent invasion of celebrity chef's writing cookbooks with recipes from their homes.
A video explanation of Modernist Cuisines's ultimate burger... full of single orientation ground meat, engineered cheese, a cryofried patty and more.
Serious Eats shares this video explaining what to look for in order to tell if your wine is corked.
Angry Birds tries to take over the kitchens of the world with a cookbook full of egg recipes.
EAT ~ A great short film from STA Travel celebrating the joy of discovering food abroad.
"Fried Chicken is the new cupcakes" Adweek interviews Root's drummer Questlove about his newest catering and food truck venture Quest Loves Food.