Friday, April 22, 2011

Friday Distractions -- Random Links & Recipes Bookmarked

Ready for the weekend? I always am... To help you pass your Friday here are the highlights of what distracted me this week online, what I bookmarked that I hope to one day eat and a picture. Happy weekend and Easter!

Cooking aids that I can't wait to print... Darn you broken printer! Recipe Writing Cheat Sheet at Justcook NYC (via Kayln's Kitchen), Ratios (via Paul at Jawshack) and an infographic detailing the science behind thin, puffy and chewy cookies as detailed by Alton Brown.

Two super sweet, creative engagement stories: Jim and Jessa (via Jim being tagged on facebook) and Crossword Proposal (via Jeremy Rosen)

Symmetry - a 3 minute video 100% worth watching - made by Everynone in collaboration with WNYC | Radiolab (via Courtney and Jay Parkinson + MD + MPH = a doctor in NYC)

Kitchen Fundamentals: Basic Knife Skills - This was a nice little refresher for me. I love that he used photos instead of the video so you can view the process at your own pace. (via Courtney)

Pushcakes a.k.a. where Cupcakes meet Push Pops (via Baking Bites)

A very pretty Butcher Paper Wreath (via How About Orange)

Typography Manicure via Meena at (Northside Gal)

A dress and more made of Starburst wrappers - now that took some dedication.(via Kimma)

Recipes Bookmarked
Baked Oatmeal and Buttermilk Plum Cake (via Heidi Swanson at 101 Cookbooks)
Coconut Curry Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Dough Crust*
Fig and Honey Goat Cheese Tortelloni with Brown Butter and Sage*
French Onion Soup
Green Summer Borscht 
Grilled Miso Glazed Salmon (via The Improvised Life where they say it also works under the broiler)
Hijiki Stir-fry with 5-Spice Tofu and Quinoa*
Homemade Oat Milk II
Lemon Buttermilk Sherbert with Stewed Rhubarb
Veggie Miso Soup with Lentil Curry Nori Rolls* (for the rolls)

New York Botanical Garden, April 9

*I found this blog via The Kind Life, after reading The Kind Diet for a fad diet project at school.


  1. I enjoy your weekend toodles. Today I am reminded of sorrel. I should really plant some. Won't be able to buy it anywhere here. Cute butcher paper wreath, too.

  2. Thank you, Sarah. That is a really good point! I don't know where I would buy it either.