Pinterest + America’s Test Kitchen = FTW

For your daily dose of dessert eye candy, you can’t wrong with the Pinterest boards from America’s Test Kitchen: Bake it Better Just Desserts Great American Cakes Even French Toast – French Toast!! Pick and choose more here!

Nostalgia Eating

(Image by poptartsbox) There’s a great post on nostalgia eating over at The Awl called “Hamburger Helper and the Entropic Degradation of All Things.”  Writer Brent Cox beautifully describes his nostalgic love for eating Hamburger Helper and also his disappointment and thoughts about how the product may have changed over the years.  Yet he still…

Cookbooks from Boston’s Best Chefs All in One Place

If you still need holiday gifts this season, or just want to marvel at the sheer awesomeness of how many fantastic cooks we have in this town, Boston Chefs has put together a great list of cookbooks by local chefs: Cookbooks for Everyone this Holiday Season I’m going to resist the urge, for now, to…

Karen Got a Big Ole Bundt

Ed Note: The following recipe for Aphrodisiac Cherry Vanilla Almond Cake has officially been entered in the Bon Appétit Blog Envy Bake-Off Contest!  Please vote here (registration may be required) – voting will be over soon! Recently I was fortunate to receive and test-drive a recipe from Chrysta Wilson and Amy Reiley’s upcoming book, Kiss My Bundt,…

Highlights from the New Yorker’s Food Issue

Find this cartoon at the New Yorker here. I just received the latest New Yorker magazine and ladies and gents, it’s the Food Issue.  Here are some not-to-be-missed highlights (subscription required for some articles): How to Bake Spit Cake Why We Use Cookbooks The Taste Makers: Inside the Labs that Flavor Your Food Lunch With…