Happy Friday and let’s share some wine and cheese. You are making them part of your weekend, right?
I’m planning on it, since I spent a day this week photographing sumptious food for Deer Valley Resort in Park City for their new restaurant Brass Tag. Stuff like pretzels, brick oven shrimp skillets and the cheese board above (with homemade Elderberry jam they forage for right on the mountain). It was nearly too much deliciousness for one person to handle, but I persevered. I’m really excited that his year, not only do I get to take photos of some of Utah’s best food at the resort, but I’ll also be blogging for them this winter. I’ll be sharing a bit here and there on FoodieCrush so stay hungry.
This weekend I’ll be hitting the ski swaps, clearing out all of my green tomatoes (what should I make??) and hauling out the Halloween decorations. It’s going to get spooky up in here.
If you missed my post on Food Blogging Power Couples, read about them here.
Let’s make the jump into this week’s Friday Faves…
All you need is pancakes. How does he do this?
October’s #eatseasonal guide is live,
So is this guide to October themed produce.
DVR ALERT! Last Sunday night, I happened upon the premier episode of Lisa Ling’s new show on CNN, and I have to tell you, it is riveting. The first episode hooked me—I don’t think I could ever do that. This Sunday’s episode, it’s all about prescription drug abuse of Mormons in Utah, where we rank #8 in the nation.
Every single one of this food blogger’s photos makes me want to eat every single sweet thing she makes.
I’ve been searching for the perfect recipe for this forever! Bingo!
and then you should go healthy with…
This meatless meal in a pepper,
This recipe that takes cauliflower (yes! cauliflower) to new heights
This cake cutting secret is going to be life changing!
and speaking of…
I really, Really, REALLY want this.
When I instagrammed this outtake of Deer Valley’s Brass Tag Burger that comes in at a ½ pound of Niman Ranch beef topped with bacon, gruyere cheese and a smoked paprika aioli, I could hear jaws drop across the interweb waves.
on that note…
This is what a $5,000 burger looks like.
While I was in the mountains taking pictures of food, it started to snow! Here’s the prediction for this winter’s weather.
Break out the place cards and bring out the one-upmanship. How to seat guests at a dinner party, here.
The most popular recipes on Pinterest, divided by states and well represented by some favorite food bloggers. I spy million dollar salsa in Alabama!
I went over to my friend Susie’s house and she read my tarot cards. I should probably open up more to the universe and learn what it’s saying. Are you a believer?
What a fun idea for kids. I know Smudge would love this!
It’s pie season! The science behind the perfect apple pie.
I really like this bag for travel, but is it too big?
Let’s get down to bizness:
I’m working really hard to stay on task when the task demands. This app is making a world of difference.
The 5 blog readers love languages. Ali, this one’s for you.
How to plan a food bloggers retreat. Do it!
Soup. It’s what’s for dinner.
This week welcomed in a rush of cold, rainy weather and soup was on my brain. Apparently I wasn’t the only one. Check out these food blogger faves from this week.
Coconut Curried Eggplant & Chickpea Soup
Straight from the field, this happy accident of a recipe thrills me. Recipe here.
Vegetarian Posole with Beans and Poblano Peppers
You can never have enough posole. Hominy. Hominy. Hominy. Recipe here.
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Soup
It’s the peppers. It’s the cream. It’s the garam masala. It’s good. Recipe here.
Sausage and Kale Soup
Bold flavors that keep the home fires burning with each and every hearty spoonful. Recipe here.
Roasted Potato Beer Cheese Soup
The perfect excuse to drink your dinner. Recipe here.
Happy weekend friends. Cook something good with the ones you love.
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