Laurel Randolph

I love to cook, I love to eat, I love Serious Eats

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  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Favorite foods: crispy burnt cheese, almost all pizza, fresh fruit, peanut butter (not all at once)
  • Last bite on earth: fresh whipped cream

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22 Basil Recipes to Use Up Your Summer Bounty

@John Cavan Yum! Sounds simple in a very good way.

25 Malaysian Dishes You Should Know

This is going to be INVALUABLE to me during my trip. I'm drooling already, thank you Carey. :)

Champagne for Valentine's Day

This is a great resource, Maggie, and your story is SO CUTE. I love bubbly, but I agree that a big reason is the association with celebration. Bubbles = happy.

Ed Levine Celebrates Valentine's Day Eve in New York

This sounds like a day of worthy eating. I'd take the egg and pork sandwich from Maialino for V-day or anyday, sooo goooood

Weird Blog Alert: Bread People

I guess it was just me, but these made me hehe several times. I was highly entertained for a solid 5 minutes (in internet time, that translates to like 5 hours or something).

Meet & Eat: Carly Gilfoil, Serious Eats Intern

Let's go to Shopsin's! I've tried 3 times and they've been closed for a myriad of reasons, but neither of us are allowed to leave NY without eating there. Deal?

The Best Cupcakes in New York City

@semuteh, lemon coconut cream? holy crap i need to eat that.

Dear Krispy Kreme, You Left the Filling Out of Our Cheerwine Kreme Filled Doughnuts

Epic fail! It's not like I had especially high hopes for these, but that was just disappointing.

Strawberry recipies

There are endless strawberry desserts, and all of them delish.

I also love eating fresh strawberries on a spinach salad with goat cheese and a simple vinaigrette. Luckily, strawberry and spinach season overlap!

Cook the Book: 'Simple Fresh Southern'

I love love love brussel sprouts (but like everyone else, hated them as a kid).

Win a Free Organic D'Artagnan Turkey

I think I have to try the Scalloped Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato Gratin, I love every ingredient in that recipe. Can't wait!

Cook the Book: Pumpkin Baking

Pumpkin gingerbread!
But I love practically everything pumpkin-y.

New York City Wine and Food Festival: Ticket Giveaway, 'Breakfast of Champions'

Country ham, soft scrambled egg and cheese buttermilk biscuit sandwich with a bellini. Salty and sweet.

Gus and Gabriel Gastropub: The Greek Coffee Shop (Diner) of Our Dreams?

This looks amazing. I have to make a rare trip to the UWS for this one.

Cook the Book: 'Mrs. Rowe's Little Book of Southern Pies'

My first pie and pie crust from scratch was actually my biggest triumph. Mostly the crust!

Sugar Rush: Chocolate Pudding in a Mason Jar at Sarabeth's

I wish I could have one these right about... now. Would totally cure my 4:30-wish-the-work-day-was-over blues!

Photos from Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2009

Thank you for this delicious looking recap. I couldn't make it this weekend, so salivating over these photos makes me feel like I was almost there.


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