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

It's Grilling Season, So Why Not Grill a Salad?

I don't know that there's an official start date for grilling season, but definitely once the calendar flips into June, it's time to be cooking things on the grill. And for anyone who's focused on Meatless Monday eating, one of the best things about summer has to be grilled vegetables. ...more

This Tomato-Mint Gazpacho Reminds Me of the Day I Discovered Spanish Food

The first time I ate gazpacho was one of these authentically untraditional (rather unusual and un-Spanish, too) experiences. It wasn't that the gazpacho tasted untraditional (or unusual or un-Spanish). But where I found it—and the spot where I sat eating it—was a touch unexpected. ...more
Samanthas Kitchen Table Honestly, I was never into cold soups but gazpacho has a great texture ...more

4 Elements of a Great Food Photo

Photography is different depending on your niche. However, there are four basic elements of a great photo that should lead you in the right direction, especially when you're trying to get your food photos noticed....more
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Peanut Butter M&M Granola

Smooth and creamy peanut butter, a touch of honey, the crunchiest crumbles of oats and flax with mini M&Ms sprinkled throughout and best of all, HEALTHY! Granola has officially been taken to a whole new level....more

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Chocolate Chips

When a cookie passes a...more

Grillin’ Time Giveaway!

A great group of bloggers have joined together to bring you this fun Grillin’ Time Giveaway! This Coleman RoadTrip LXE Propane Grill Giveaway is a Blogger Sponsored Event which means the bloggers – who you will find on the Rafflecopter for entry options – have donated money to help pay for this Coleman Grill! One lucky reader will win this great Coleman Grill! ...more

Mermaid Treasure Cake

This Mermaid Treasure cake is birthday party perfect! How adorable is this cake?? Those pretty sea green scales and silver sparkles — I ....more

Homemade Cream Of Mushroom Soup

Let’s give a shout out to my first mushroom... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...more

Banana Strawberry Smoothie

This simple smoothie recipe was created primarily to use over-ripe bananas from my bowl of fruits. Fresh strawberries were added because they are in season. I was thinking that their sweetness and tartness would be a good combination to the bananas ....more

Skinny Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Can’t decide between a crispy-on-the-outside chocolate chip cookie and a light and fluffy sponge cake? With this skinny single-serving chocolate chip cookie cake, you don’t have to! Even if you’re watching what you’re eating ....more

Fragrant Tom Yam Rice – Last Recipe Blog In 2010?

I must admit this – cooking IS a luxurious hobby to have, given that one must have many condiments and ingredients to start with in order to feed each of these recipes. I can’t do that here in Durham anymore. Baking soda? Chuck. Teriyaki sauce? Chuck. Garam Masala? Chuck. Can’t find it here either....more

Bombshell Oreo Brownies

These Bombshell Oreo Brownies are super fudgy, loaded with Oreo cookies and simple to make! They’re everything a brownie should be! Sometimes you just need a brownie ....more

(Easy) Kid Recipe: Banana & Avocado Ice "Cream"

BANANA AND AVOCADO ICE “CREAM” Yields:  about 2 cups             Prep Time:  5 minutes (plus freezing time)       Total Time:  5 minutes...more