Scoop Blog Archive / February 2011

Cookus Interruptus: Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons

Steve friends an old flame

Steve reminisces while making this heavenly flour-free dessert. Coconut, honey, egg white and baking chocolate are all you need.  For printable recipe, click here.

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Fashion + Style Friday: An Epic Super Bowl Sale, Plus Bright Springtime Nail Polish

I walk to work most mornings, and today I was peeling layers block by block. Off came the mittens, then the scarf and finally the outer jacket. Dare I say it? It felt like spring and it’s just in time for the happy, springtime hues popping up in stores. Here are a few bright ideas for your wallet, nails, wrists and table (respectively): Read more »

Zippy's Giant Burgers is Relocating to White Center

Zippy's Giant Burgers

Great news, burger fanatics. The owners of Zippy's have been in tough talks with landlords who are out to triple the burger joint's rent. In a recession, that's the kind of hardball that just won't fly. Read more »

DIY Valentines, Kelley Moore's Nate Berkus Appearance and Other Weekly Musts

A crafty Valentine's Day project form Assemble.

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Cookus Interruptus Video: Cynthia Lair Cooks Up Fresh Ground Spice Chai

Cody Bay
fresh ground spice chai

Take whole spices like star anise, black peppercorns, cardamom pods and whole cloves, buzz them in a small grinder to release flavor, simmer with fresh ginger and serve with honey and milk – you’ll throw back your head and guffaw at the lame liquid you pay $3.50 for at your favorite coffee shop.  Ha!  This is the real deal.  Let Jane show you how. Printable recipe hereRead more »