Cold Summer Cocktails and Crazy Spaghetti Hot Dogs

Cold Summer Cocktails and Crazy Spaghetti Hot Dogs

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Faith Durand
Jun 18, 2010

Posts from this week a year ago included some tips on organizing online recipes with Google Reader, a source for cheap vanilla beans, a huge roundup of frosty summer cocktails, and a discussion of the $7.50 eggs. Plus, essential serving dishes, adventures in Florence, and bar cookies.

Posts pictured above are in bold below.

• Cherries! A roundup of dark, sweet cherry recipes and summer salads with cherry vinegar.

• Sweet things: Carrot cakey cookies and 6 stellar recipes for bar cookies.

• Our essential serving dishes.

• Summer cooking: How to make soft hamburber buns, lemon barley water, goat cheese tart with roasted eggplant, and lemon verbena tisane.

Crazy spaghetti hot dogs - and the secret to making them yourself.

• Sara Kate's food adventures in Florence.

Frosty summer cocktails — lots and lots of 'em!

• Organize your online reading and recipes with Google Reader.

Two ways to peel garlic, a video. Plus, how to calibrate your meat thermometer.

Add curry powder to your ketchup!

• What's the difference between a sauté pan and a skillet?

An awesome butter tub and a source of cheap vanilla beans.

• Jasna's lovely evolving kitchen.

• What's on your "stuff I like to eat" list?

Why I pay $7.50 for a dozen eggs: a discussion.

Previous Year Ago Lookback: Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles and Peanut Butter Ice Cream

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