Sunday Swoon: Weekly roundup of recipes and links from around the web, via

Happy Sunday, friends! I’m sure most of you are probably gearing up for the Super Bowl today, or maybe the Puppy Bowl? What’s on your menu?

This first week of February was a long one for me, with more recipe fails than I can remember in quite a while. But that didn’t stop me from ogling lots of recipes, and I hope you enjoy a few of my faves from around the web this week!

An oldie but a goodie (and not just for mamas). I needed this this week.

Just started watching The Great British Baking Show on Netflix and looove it.

For bloggers: what happens when you ask non-creative professionals to work for free. (Let’s not either)

also, this post on eleven years of food blogging.

The Army is seeking volunteers to eat nothing but MRE’s (Meals Ready to Eat) for three weeks straight. Only the bravest masochists need apply.

Is the end of Twitter near?

A sweets guide to one of my favorite cities (Nashville!).

On deck today: fully-loaded vegan nachos!

And this week: lemon angel hair pasta, vegan enchiladas and blueberry rye pancakes.

Lusting over this gorgeous banana-graham s’mores cake.

and this pretty in pink blood orange mousse tart.

How to make Turkish coffee: a beautifully photographed tutorial.

A genius technique for better pasta sauce, from the queen (Ms. Ina) herself.

We should probably make a batch of these cocoa nib truffles for Valentine’s day…

or some fun homemade conversation hearts.

or these salty chocolate peanut butter hearts.

or these boozy chocolate bourbon petit fours.

or chocolate hazelnut crepes!

Have you ever seen a more perfect clam chowder??

Loving this tofu twist on a Chinese takeout classic.

Dying to try these roasted king oyster mushroom tacos.

and this super thin-crust arugula apple bacon pizza. Perfection.

Creamy mac and cheese, made in a slow cooker. YES.

It’s the weekend. Let’s cheers with a (roasted grapefruit) cocktail.