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
As a matter of fact, I start my new journey in July...thanks for the info!!!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
That looks lovely and refreshing!more

Will's Extra Special Marinade

  Will's Extra Special MarinadeGreat marinade using port, espresso, cocao powder, smoked paprika and more. Makes steaks so tender. Great for marinating beef, bison and lamb.Ingredients...more

How to knit icord

After recently crocheting a darling basket for my niece, I thought about how I could find a yarn thick enough support a heavy duty floor basket with the same pattern. It would be great.. ....more

Find out all you need to learn about nutrition and then forget it

"Positive eating should become a subconscious action and it is enough to have at the back of your mind the thought that food is the very stuff of life and diet is the primary means by which an individual determines his or her destiny."Way of the Noodle, Wagamama. Words by Russell Cronin. 1994....more

Summer Blast Salad with Avocado

This is pure summer in a bowl! Fresh sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and herbs bring a blast of summery taste to this simple avocado salad. The homemade tangy dressing takes only 30 seconds to come together ....more

Garlic And Mixed Herbs Focaccia: Italian Bread

Baking bread at home, hell yeah! The madness of proofing the yeast, kneading the dough, letting it to rise and finally baking-oh that experience, that fresh aroma, that happiness of home baking-all blissful. If you have tried baking bread at home you will know what I am talking about ....more

Lunch special : Pasta alla Puttanesca

The perfect recipe for a quick lunch with no fuss and ready in no time, a delicious bowl of pasta. Today's recipe Farfalle alla Puttanesca.The Puttanesca sauce is usually served with spaghetti in the traditional recipe, and it's known to be tangy, and slightly salty, deriving from a mix of ingredients been around italian kitchens since the mid-20th century. The ingredients are typical of Southern Italian cuisine: fresh tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, black olives, capers and garlic. ...more

Sweet & Spicy Baked Chicken Wings (Momofuku Bar Inspired)

These baked chicken wings are super crispy on the outside while the meat inside is soft & tender. Dipped in a sweet & spicy ginger-garlic dressing (inspired by Momofuku Bar in New York) these make for a delicious snack or dinner! These Wings! ...more

Vegan Culinary Tour of Southeast Asia

I'm getting excited for the third installment of the Vegan Culinary Tour.... this one with an Asian flair. ...more

3 Days In Panama City Beach, Florida

ZagLeft - Enjoying Food, Wine, and Life - Taking the Road Less Traveled - I’ve just returned from a glorious 3 day vacation to sunny Panama City Beach, Florida. ...more