Scott at Coffee Klatch couldn't find a tirimisu recipe that duplicated what he'd eaten in Italy so he tinkered around until he had a reliable recipe ... which he is now sharing.
Press in the Pan Pie Crust
Ward Bistro has a photo-by-photo, step-by-step tutorial for a Cook's Illustrated easy pie crust that looks very good.
€25.5 a day: Rome
My Roman Adventure takes us through the day with her for three meals, plus a snack and dessert. So it can be done ... we have the proof!
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food
I just finished reading this, which is the author's tracing of Chinese food history in America. She does an excellent job of not glossing over the sad history of Chinese immigrants' bad treatment while not trying to make us take on the guilt for it as modern Americans. Refreshing! Also a lot of great food stories. Just in case you don't believe me, Tiger and Strawberries has a much more indepth review.
A new blog that is going full-tilt with "recipes for celebrating the feasts and seasons of the liturgical year." No kidding. Fig Bars for St. Rita of Cascia's day, traditional pierogi with potato and cheese filling for John Paul II's birthday, a post celebrating wine (hey, that just makes it even better to be Catholic, ya know...) ... they've got it all and in an attractive package. Check it out.
10 Main Dish Salads
Start Cooking has 10 salads, some familiar, some maybe not so familiar, to help feed families while keeping your cool this summer.