Favorites List (10.12.12)

Favorites List (10.12.12)

Hi all, I'm pretty excited about sharing this favorites list with you - my sense is it's a good one. At least I hope so - cakes, and rose petals, and pretty patterns, and people & projects that inspire. I'm also excited to share some details next week about an adventure I'm on. Hope you all have a great weekend! xo -h

- Recommended Reading

- Dream House

- Weeknights at The Yellow House

- Thiebaud via Morandi

- Rose Petal Jam from a Venetian Monastery

- Goodbye Summer!

- Leah Rosenberg

- Jake Stangel: #protips #photography

- George Nakashima studio (part 1 | part 2)

- Wednesday Patterns

- Amy Atlas Pattern Board

- Paddleboarding (so easy! so fun!)

- When your camcorder is stolen by a seagull (via Clotilde)

And before I let you go, I just want to send congratulations to all my friends who've just had books released. I'm so excited for each of them. I'm going to do my best to link into their events and books down below - if you have the chance, get out there and say hello. Every one of them is incredibly knowledgeable, talented, fun, nice, and inspiring.

- Aida Mollenkamp, Keys to the Kitchen
- Adam Roberts, Secrets of the Best Chefs
- Luisa Weiss, My Berlin Kitchen
- Nancy Singleton Hachisu, Japanese Farm Food
- Deb Perelman, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
- Yotam Ottolenghi, Diane Morgan, Roots: The Definitive Compendium
- Maricel Presilla, Gran Cocina Latina
- Aran Goyoaga, Small Plates and Sweet Treats

...and(!) there's a beautiful new issue of Kinfolk out, Volume Five.

I'm crossing my fingers that I didn't forget anyone!

Lead photo: A snapshot at Molly de Vries' light-filled studio.

For new recipes & inspirations

Your Comments

The Healthy Apple
October 12, 2012

Another fabulous list, Heidi!


October 12, 2012

Thanks for sharing this! I can't wait to get stuck into reading again when I finish my exams. I have the new issue of Kinfolk on my desk waiting for me ;) Have a nice day!


Mike @TheIronYou
October 13, 2012

I was in need of recommendations for something to read, your list just came in handy!


October 13, 2012

Heidi, thanks so much for this. I really hope I get to see you when I'm in San Fran next week. I'll be in touch! XO, Adam


October 13, 2012

I love your favorites list! One suggestion, if I may: is it possible to make the links on your Favorites' list open in a new window? Whenever I open up one of the featured links, it goes directly to that link in the same window, and I lose your original page. This is a small suggestion, but handy, because that way I can keep your original page open for reference. Thank you!!


Ana Sofia
October 13, 2012

You had me at rose petal jam from a Venetian monastery.


October 13, 2012

Those photos on Leah Rosenberg's site are stunning. The colors!


October 13, 2012

Just wanted to let you know that your Favorites List is one of the highlights of my month--every month! Love it and look forward to it. THANK YOU!



October 13, 2012

The seagull theft link doesn't work, but it seems that the video is on YouTube ("GoPro STOLEN by a SEAGULL!!").

HS: Thanks for the heads up Amy, I'll try to update it when I'm back on my laptop.


October 13, 2012

I've been wanting to make rose petal jam ever since a visit to Turkey! Thank you! Do you think it would work with the little jar of roses you sold on Quitokeeto? I have an unopened jar at home.


October 13, 2012

oh my, Heidi, a lovely list indeed. Thank you for the additions to my reading list ([cook]books and blogs alike), and to my dreams (a home much the same, flavours to try[again]); thank you for the inspiration


Fork and Whisk
October 14, 2012

I love favorite's lists. I love to hear what other chefs and cooks are inspired by and what gets their culinary curiousity going. Thanks.


October 14, 2012

Thanks for including my Rose Petal Jam from a Venetian Monastery post along with such an inspiring list - truly honoured! Have a great week.

HS: You too Emiko - and thank you for the beautiful post!


October 15, 2012

Although I'm pretty sure you've shared the Yellow House with us before, and that I've looked at it and fallen in love. Life must have gotten in the way because it felt like the first time I laid eyes on this site and I've fallen for it all over again. Thanks for sharing!

HS: I agree Calantha - I feel that way every time I visit :) Sarah's site is smart and beautiful - inspiring all around.


October 15, 2012

As always, I'm so flattered to be included in this round-up, Heidi. (also---I too have been obsessing over that home "sneak peek" from Design*Sponge---that shot of the fireplace/mantel sealed the deal). Cheers---S

HS: right? Might be my favorite "sneak peek" to date. Hope you're great Sarah. xo


October 15, 2012

Thanks for sharing your favorites!
A suggestion for Carmen to open the links in a new window/tab…if you’re on a mac and using a mouse you can “right-click” on the link and it will give you the option to open in new window or new tab. On PC i’m sure it gives you the same option??? Use the “control” button if you’re not using a mouse.

HS: Thanks Jill!


Kelly Turnbull
October 16, 2012

Hi Heidi,

I've been a fan of your blog for some time now. Beautiful favorites list. The Nakashima studio is right up my alley.



Lari Washburn
October 16, 2012

I love these favorites lists Heidi. They are so unique, real, and quirky! The things I see here are so refreshing somehow. They relax and inform me rather than make me feel frantic, like so much information these days does. That Wayne Thiebaud video is fascinating.


I love all this list Heidi. Yellow bean salad my favorite ever.


October 17, 2012

love your LISTS!! can i make a suggestion? when you click on one of yor favorites, can you set it up so it opens a new window, rather than changing on that page? its easier than having to go back to your original site every time!
thanks : )


October 17, 2012

@ Carmen: While hovering over any link on any computer, right-click on the mouse. A menu will appear and you click "Open in new tab."

@Heidi: TARGET='_blank' in HTML will open links in a new tab but that may not be your preference.

HS: Thanks Tasha - yeah, it's tricky. I used to have them all open in their own tabs/windows but then I'd get complaints in the other direction. I typically command-click on any links I need open in new tabs (on my Mac).