Julia Child Remixed & Auto-Tuned — Video

It's Julia-mania today, on Julia Child's 100th birthday, and PBS got into the swing of things too with this video remix of Julia, autotuned and set to a beat, telling us how it is in the kitchen. It doesn't beat my favorite video performance from Julia (that amazing occasion with the blowtorch and David Letterman) but it's charming and rather sweet to see her break out in song. More


3-Ingredient Cocktail Recipe of the Summer: The Gold Rush — Recipes from The Kitchn

2012_08_14-GoldRush02ED.jpg"Faith! It's the cocktail of the summer," said my colleague Janel last week when she was visiting me in Columbus. On our way to dinner we were chatting about our cocktails of choice, and Janel quite handily talked me into trying a Gold Rush for myself. Well, it wasn't that difficult. Do you know this drink? You should. More


The Best Things I Learned About Cheese in Europe: 5 European Cheese Lessons — The Cheesemonger

We're spending some time this week with European food, and so I decided to inflict some serious pain by looking back on my photos from a month-long jaunt to Europe I took last summer, just to see what cheese-related lessons I could share. Or reshare. With hundreds of photos to choose from, I had a hard time picking, but here are my top five European cheese takeaways. More


How To Make Stuffed Grape Leaves with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

One hot, sunny day in late June I found myself in a tiny Arab market in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, sifting through a box of cucumbers. I was with Deanna and Danya, the lovely ladies behind the popular Israeli food blog Matkonation, and we were ingredient shopping for an afternoon cooking expedition. On the menu: stuffed grape (or vine) leaves made with spiced lamb, fresh mint, dried currants, and a cooling cucumber-yogurt sauce. May through early July is the best time to harvest grape leaves, which explained why we were able to grab bunches out of an overflowing cardboard box. The season was ripe for the recipe. More


Stroopwafel Sandwich & Grilled Pierogies — Delicious Links

2012_08_15-Links.jpgStroopwafels, sweet tea chicken, and French 75 popsicles in today's Delicious Links! More


Recipe: Zucchini with Yogurt-Dill Sauce — Recipes from The Kitchn

2012_08_15-zucchini5.jpgUsually, when you offer to snap a photo of fellow tourists, the exchange is quick and polite and you forget each other long before you ever return home. But this time was different. This time I came home with a recipe. More


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