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Shortbread Cookies with Nutella, Banana & Almonds

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Shortbread Cookies with Nutella, Banana & Almonds – from Gourmet Game Night cookbook by my friend Cynthia Nims. Will post her recipe + my adaption (which really is just store-bought shortbread cookies + Nutella + sliced Bananas + Almonds) soon! Also testing new Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical IF Macro Zoom Lens (Tamron provided to me) on …

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Light-up Shoelaces

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As silly as these seem….I want them!!!! LED Shoelaces $9.95 through Lite Bright Raves Source: Foolish Gadgets

Pesto Trapanese

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Here’s a different kind of pesto — instead of the emerald green version that you might be used to, Lidia basil, tomato and almonds (this version uses yellow cherry tomatoes). The ‘trapanese’ comes from Trapani, a city on the west coast of Sicily. Go check out the recipe for Pesto Trapanese on blog With A Dash of Spice.

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Food Heroes

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I just got off the phone with this beautiful lady, Georgia Pelligrini – she’s a modern day hunter-gatherer and has just come out with her very first cookbook, Food Heroes, chronicling 16 food artisans who are fighting to keep their traditions alive.

Fast Food!

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You have to see this! Underneath this table is a sports car! Wait till you see where the exhaust fumes come out of! On Walyou.com

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Beautiful Pasta

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Beautiful chart of pasta shapes and which sauce goes with which pasta – see all 44 over at Chow.com

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The Hopsicle

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This is one of those….now why didn’t I think of that? This push pop for big kids, or “Hopsicle” is served at Diablo Royale Este, a restaurant in New York City. It starts with a Tecate beer that they inject with simple syrup and lime juice, adding a wooden stick in the hole of the can and freezing the entire …

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Mooncakes

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Mid-Autumn Festival, or the Moon Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese calendar, which is on a lunar cycle. For us Westerners, that means sometime late September/early October). This year, it falls on September 22nd. A must for celebrating the holiday is sharing mooncakes, which are sweet pastries made with lotus seed paste …

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Ramen Dress

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Cheapest Halloween costume ever!!! See on One Inch Punch.