How To Make a Wedding Cake, The Best Cheap Cabernet, and What To Do With Leftover Egg Whites

How To Make a Wedding Cake, The Best Cheap Cabernet, and What To Do With Leftover Egg Whites

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Faith Durand
Jun 17, 2009

Here's a peek at some of the best stuff happening at The Kitchn a year ago this week. There were some very popular posts published this time a year ago: the very best cheap Cabernet Sauvignon (a list we've referred to over and over again this year), a manifesto on how to make a wedding cake, margaritas made with beer (or strawberries), a very cool little Japanese gadget, a video review of a salad spinner, and recipes for panna cotta and homemade bubble gum, plus ideas for leftover egg whites.

How to choose good cheap wine - Cabernet Sauvignon, plus a website for consolidating wine reviews.

• Gadgets and dishes: a video review of a salad spinner, a Japanese negi cutter, and Ainsi's Moka cups.

• Throw an Iron Chef dinner party!

• In season: Lita squash

• How to make your own wedding cake (without losing your mind).

• Book review: Local Bread by Daniel Leader.

Rosemary lemon white bean dip - yum!

• A big gorgeous kitchen and a lovely renovation.

• Great summer drinks: Vesper Martinis from James Bond and Casino Royale. Plus margaritas made with beer, margaritas made with fresh strawberries, and DIY fizzy water for homemade soda.

• Good ideas for leftover egg whites.

• DIY bubble gum!

Cheap, creative garden planters that are cute too.

Previous Year Ago Lookback Cookies On the Dashboard, DIY Vinaigrettes, Summer Popsicle Molds, and How Many Cups Are In a Gallon

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