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Cauliflower and Kale Salad (Cauliflower Tabouli)

8/3/10 Update: Sorry for repeat post from 2 days ago – my database crashed!!! EEEEKS! So I had to restore from older backup and recreate this post. Public service announcement: BACK UP!!! At the risk of upsetting my vegetarian, vegan and raw fans, I’ll say this: ban the raw cauliflower. Especially the ones you find on raw veggie platters with …

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Dragon Rolls

Dragon Rolls at new Asian Cuisine sheet nori, halved 2 cups (10 oz/300 g) sushi rice ½ English (hothouse) cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded, then cut into strips ¼ inch (6 mm) thick ½ fillet barbecued eel, cut into strips 1 avocado, halved, pitted and peeled 4 teaspoons umeboshi (pickled plum) puree Japanese soy sauce, for serving

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Fun Finds on the Web

Some fun finds on the web…. This lady cracks me up: She runs a blog called Titli’s Busy Kitchen – and is the only cook I’ve ever seen with an unusual technique in baklava making….dancing. (via Chow) *** If you haven’t yet seen my lusty obsession over these Pale Ale Pretzel Caramels by Heather of  Sprinkle Bakes, I’ve got her …

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Atlanta Food Blog Forum

Hey Atlanta! Can you believe I’ve never ventured outside of the ATL airport?! Well, it’s about time I explore one of the most popular food destinations and home of some of my favorite food bloggers. With the help of Gwen Patesi of Bunkycooks and my bloggin’ buddies Diane Cu and Todd Porter of White on Rice Couple, we’re hosting a …

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Courtship

Deep in the folds of suburbia, we witness two small human creatures about to engage in a ritual of courtship. The first step of this ritual has commenced. Just seconds ago, boy human adorned his target female with garlands of jewels. She seems unimpressed. Sensing her disinterest, boy human moves to the next step of the game. Washing windows. Let’s …

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Hawaiian Luau Burger

Ted Reader is a man I’ve referred to as someone who tiptoes the fine line between genius and lunatic, and that’s exactly why I love this man. His cookbooks are big, bold and absolutely nuts. Ted just came out with king of all burger books – Napolean’s Everyday Gourmet Burgers. Meet Ted and the Ultimate Cheeseburger Melt. It’s as big …

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The plan! The plan!

Our SmartFarm has transformed from hand-drawn cartoon to a real plan!!!! <-larger image *** Before I even get to The Plans! The Plans! Can I just do a 20-second drive by of my NYC trip? I’ve been to New York City so many times these past couple of years that if Mayor Bloomberg handed out frequent visitor points, I probably …