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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Salmon Fried Rice

The best thing about making too much rice is that you have leftovers for fried rice, you know, the kind with some egg swirled in, chopped vegetables and a soy sauce based sauce. If you also happen to have some leftover cooked salmon (I know, it’s a stretch, but you might, right?) this salmon fried rice is one of the best possible things you could make with it. Continue reading "Salmon Fried Rice" » ...more

Hostess Cupcake Cake

Hostess Cupcake fans will LOVE this Hostess Cupcake Cake filled with cream filling and topped with a signature squiggle! Do you ever notice that when women travel there is a lot of planning and preparation and note leaving and meal prepping involved, but when a man travels he just…leaves? For real ....more

Rhubarb Boysenberry Crisp – Gluten Free

It was one-stop shopping at the farmer’s market this weekend. A little rickety table in the … Continue reading → ...more

Di San Xian—Chinese Sautéed Potato Eggplants and Green Peppers

A popular vegan dish from Northern China –DiSanXian made with three most common vegetables in Chinese daily market: potato, eggplants and green peppers. This dish gives a slightly crispy potato texture, soft eggplant and fresh green peppers. Di San Xian (地三鲜) literally can be translated as the three treasure of the earth ....more

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #166

Welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday!! I hope that everyone had a great weekend. ...more

Apple pastry with infused sage

Soft aromatic apple with a heart of chocolate covered with flaky puff pastry. I bet you you can’t refuse this dessert ! Generosity is one of the most touching emotions ....more

seeded whole wheat bread

Share seeded whole wheat bread is perfect for sandwiches and toasted with jam in the morning Last week I got to spend three days in Carmel with 10 of the best friends a girl could wish to have, and you can believe I’ll be sharing plenty of details from our #bloggerrefresh next week. If you follow me on Instagram...more

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #166

Good evening and welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #166 ...more

Recipes from Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out

Check out these adorable recipe for Disney/Pixar’s new movie, Inside Out. Joy’s More-Is-More Smores, Sadness’s No-Cry Comfort Food (Mac and Cheese!), Fear’s Panko-Protected Long Beans, Disgust’s Is-That-Broccoli Pizza?, and finally Anger’s Hot-Headed Tuna. Inside Out opens in theaters everywhere June 19! ...more

Tour of the Tastemade Network Studio

While we were sweating to the oldies dishing out my appetizers at the SideChef and Youtube Space LA party out in California, two friendly people walked up to me and told us that they were from...more