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The Hopsicle

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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Win a trip to culinary school in Napa

Want to go to culinary school bootcamp? I’m working with Pacific Natural Foods to send one of you to an all-expense paid trip for 2-day, 3-night culinary bootcamp at the legendary Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley! One of you get to go….and one of them (see those beautiful faces below?) will go too. A few years ago, I …

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Food Blog Forum Atlanta

By far one of the best things about food blogging is being able to cultivate nuggets of moments where Scott and I can work side by side. We’re quite opposite in talents (he’s a computer programmer and professional poker player; I’m click-n-pray and way too spazzy and emotional to have a poker face), interests (he loves scotch, I think it …

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Mooncakes

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

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

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Macaron Soap

Goat’s milk soap made to look like French Macarons! Spied by Tartelette, found on Etsy

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Get jiggily with it

Jello, all grown up! Flavors: beef consomme with horseradish and pork consomme infused with ginger, lemongrass, garlic, star anise. How about the Virgin Mary….in jello form? Bloody Mary! Read entire article on Globe and Mail. Also check out Susie the Foodie blog for more gelatin glam.

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Sandwich Coasters

Cute! Sandwich coasters – love how they’re packaged too. On Foolish Gadgets.

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Zapping Potatoes!

Electrocuting vegetables make them healthier!????? Yikes! Read on U.K. Telegraph news site.