IKEA Cinnamon Rolls & Louis Armstrong's Blue Kitchen This Time Last Year

IKEA Cinnamon Rolls & Louis Armstrong's Blue Kitchen This Time Last Year

Emma Christensen
Jul 15, 2011

This time last summer, we were eating copy-cat homemade IKEA cinnamon rolls in Louis Armstrong's kitchen while sipping rhubarb soda and discussing proper farmers market etiquette. Ok, not really, but close! Take a look at what we were up to at The Kitchn a year ago.

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Copy-cat IKEA cinnamon rolls! All without leaving your house and driving to the nearest store.

• Take a tour of Sara Moulton's faboo remodeled New York kitchen.

If you want an authentic bouillabaisse or paella, you have to spring for some saffron.

Vanilla-infused rhubarb juice is fantastic in spritzers, cocktails, and even just a glass of water.

• Wait a second. Is that a cooking hearth in this brownstone kitchen? Love.

• Also still ga-ga over Pioneer Woman's awesome flour and sugar drawers.

Lettuce wraps with mozzarella and summer veggies sound like the perfect dinner to eat outdoors.

• Three different ways to cook perfect sweet corn.

Even Louis Armstrong's dishwasher matches his cool blue kitchen!

If you're in a frying mood, try your hand at these avocado fries. They sound incredible.

• Our favorite butcher advises briefly freezing pork before cooking it, especially in the hot summer weather.

• If you're heading out to the farmers market, you might want to read up on our etiquette tips before you go.

A sturdy wooden farm table in the kitchen: great for casual dining or ugly eye sore?

• Move beyond hummus and explore these other Middle Eastern spreads and dips.

Tomato season is here! Kick things off with our favorite recipe for Gazpacho Andaluz.

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