Here are our favorite food links from around the web this week. We hope that you enjoy them too!

This Prince-inspired Purple Rain cake by Little Red Velvette is magnificent.

Meanwhile, this “healthful” concoction may look good but it isn’t edible.

Nor is this adorable play food for kids, but it does minimize mess in the kitchen. #Parentwin

We love this food scrap upcycling.


Potato Parcel: A funny way to tell your Valentine you love them? | I Didn't Know I Wanted That

A funny way to make someone’s day when they visit their mailbox.

The New Yorker checks in with spice-maker Bill Penzey and how he’s used his business as a political platform.

This chef gets flack for being young, but we applaud his talent.

Don’t be frightened of meal planning. (So many good tips here!)

And check out how to use Alexa for your grocery list.


Ketchup and Mustard Cake at Shared Food -- yay or nay?!

Would you eat this ketchup and mustard cake at Shared Food? Here’s one person’s reaction. (via Laughing Squid)

Calling all kids who grew up in the seventies! Do you remember the disappointment of carob?

But here’s some NOT disappointing news: some say that pizza makes a healthier breakfast than cereal!

Useful for cold and flu season? How to make your own sleeping potion.

Always helpful: tricks to get your kids to eat greens.