OMG, Tiramisu Cupcakes Are Real

The topping is a mixture of thick and creamy mascarpone cheese and whipped cream, with only a tablespoon of sugar so it stays true to the real tiramisu flavor, which isn't overly sweet. Then it's topped with dark cocoa powder for a hint of chocolate. ...more

How to Get Your Photos Accepted to Foodgawker

Getting your photos accepted to Foodgawker is something that a lot of us struggle with as food bloggers, but I promise it's not as hard as they make it out to be. Getting your photos accepted to Foodgawker is tough at first, until you figure out what ...more

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Bowl (Bun Thit Nuong)

I love Vietnamese food, but the closest Vietnamese restaurant to our house is too far for us to be visiting often. So I decided to try making one of my favorite Vietnamese dishes at home.  ...more

Where to Eat Near Disneyland

Disneyland may be its own world, but it's at the center of the Anaheim Resort District, a swirling galaxy of hotels, restaurants, and shops. Which means that, even outside of the park's hedge-ringed atmosphere, you'll find a multitude of places ...more

Quick and Easy Curried Chickpeas With Tofu

Let's talk about "quick and easy," two of my favorite words to find in a recipe title! I'm a strong believer that simple, convenient meals can also be flavorful and delicious. If you're trying to have a Meatless Monday dinner every week, ...more

What Culinary School Is REALLY Like

A year ago, I quit my nine-to-five job to attend the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan. Since then, I've encountered a lot of questions on the subject. Are you dreaming of crisp white jackets and long stainless-steel worktables? Read on to find out what going to culinary school is really all about. Who goes to culinary school? ...more

These Vegan Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowls Are a Savory Flavor Bomb

Over the last few years, cauliflower rice—a method of cooking tiny chopped or grated pieces of cauliflower as a substitute for rice—has taken the low-carb and paleo cooking world by storm. I love cauliflower rice, but first and foremost let me say this: It's cauliflower. If you hate cauliflower, you're not going to be impressed. The other thing I feel strongly about is that cauliflower rice needs strong flavors in the dish to make it into something really tasty. ...more

7-Ingredient Red, White, and Blueberry Mascarpone Tarts

Grab yourself some blueberries, because I have a sweet little treat just perfect for Memorial Day or the Fourth of July. These pretty little red, white and blue goodies have a sweet mascarpone filling and a fresh, homemade blueberry sauce. Top each with a fresh raspberry to create that patriotic look! ...more
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Easy Caprese Orzo Risotto

For as long as long as I can remember, Monday night has been pasta night. This came about for a couple reasons: Monday being the somewhat dreary day it is, needed a supper meal that was satisfying but not finicky. Also, Meatless Monday was easily met with a nice pasta meal paired with homemade tomato sauce (that recipe another time)....more

Hibiscus Marshmallows, for Camille Styles

Can we take a moment to reflect on the amazingness that is the four-day workweek? There are few feelings that trump the...more

Collard Greens Wrap with Tuna and Honey Sesame Seed Dressing

  Hey guys, I apologize for today's late post.  I'm still trying to get this blogging thing together.  I ended up losing my original post for today, but life happens and life goes on :)...more

Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Dip

A wonderfully cheesy smooth dip! Velveeta combined with Italian flavors and pepperoni. A perfect complement to pizza night.  Great with breadsticks, chips, or crackers. Recipe link: ...more

California Eats!

As you probably know by now, we were in California last summer for a couple different good...more

Strawberry, Mint and Dark Chocolate S’mores

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Skillet Flatbread with Pintos, Peppers, and 5 Minute Fresh Tomato Sauce (Vegan)

Crayons melted and splattered over a waxy black canvas, a spray of neon dots streaking the surface. It’s a series of sculptural paintings lining the gallery walls, some set on the wall and others simply leaning against it. A bearded man toes the floor quietly in front of a booth where wood block prints of farmers and dandelions and owls hang on jute string ....more

Slow Cooker Smoky White Bean Chili

Spring and summer are here,...more

Simple Russian Soup

SIMPLE RUSSIAN SOUP I am sure most of you grew up with your mom telling you all the time the importance of eating soup. We grew up that way! We had soup couple times a week and definitely on Sundays (especially Borscht) ....more

How to Write a Thank You Note

How to write a thank you note in three easy steps....more