What We’re Reading in the CHOW Test Kitchen

A roundup of some of our favorite articles from food blogs and websites.

Turntable Kitchen: Here is a cool gift idea—a monthly food and music pairing box with recipes, ingredients, a hand-numbered vinyl single, and a digital mix-tape download to listen to while cooking. —Lisa

Back to the Cutting Board: This recipe for peach semifreddo with blackberry glaze (see photo) is an easy way to make a cold, creamy treat without an ice cream maker. —Lisa

The Kitchn: Cucumber-infused rum would be great for a twist on Mojitos and Pimm’s Cups. —Christine

SheSimmers: I’ve fermented plenty of vegetables, but this Thai-influenced soured beef short rib recipe involves fermenting meat. I can’t decide if I’m brave enough to try it. —Christine

Feature Shoot: High fashion model turned photographer Henry Hargreaves uses burnt pieces of Wonder bread for his toast portraits of famous folks like John Lennon, Che Guevara, and Jim Morrison. —Amy

Culinary Concoctions by Peabody: A crotchety reader asks to be reimbursed for the money they spent on ingredients after a failed attempt at making Peabody's snickerdoodle muffin recipe. —Amy

Image source: Back to the Cutting Board