chef ole review
Product Reviews

Chef Ole Review

As a food blogger, I get awesome opportunities to try out different brands and let you know my thoughts on their products. Chef Ole is a Spanish company that sells tapas style gift boxes to “Spice Up Your Life”. They have a selection of gift boxes that include carefully selected gourmet delights in each box. Their products are high quality,…

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banana split trifle
Themed

Banana Split Trifle

“Splitting Up Together” is the latest show from the great Ellen DeGeneres! It stars Oliver Hudson and Jenna Fischer as a married couple who decide to split up but stay in the same house to raise their children. I am so excited about this show, so of course I felt inspiration for my next TV inspired food in the form…

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Starbucks Crystal Ball Frappuccino Mirror Glaze Cakes
Themed

Starbucks Crystal Ball Frappuccino Mirror Glaze Cakes

Instagram is abuzz and celebrating the latest limited edition crystal ball Frappuccino from Starbucks! This crystal ball Frappuccino is filled with peach flavor and has teal and white swirled together and it’s perfect for my next pop culture food mashup! So I’ve taken inspiration from the flavor and the look, and I created mirror glaze cakes that look like Crystal…

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Almond Butter-Banana Stuffed French Toast

I have been hearing a lot about Glamping lately. It’s camping, only better! So the urge to “glamp” up a dish got me thinking. How can you take one of my favorite breakfasts, classic French toast, and make it even better? You stuff it with almond butter and bananas! The result is nutty, sweet, and elevated. Almond butter-banana stuffed French…

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Cucumber Lime Martini
Drinks

Cucumber Lime Martini

I am a Martini type of gal. I am drawn to the elegance of the glass, the sultry sipping, and the allure of how a simple drink can look so dolled up. The sophistication of these gorgeous drinks is as intriguing as the flavor combinations that make them up! I mean, who would have ever thought drinking olive juice would…

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Shamrock Shake Cookies
Recipes

Shamrock Shake Cookies

St. Patrick’s Day is this week, which means it’s all about green and gold! Around this time of the year the Shamrock Shake shocks us all into a creamy sugar high. According to Wikipedia, the shake was apparently first created to be a lemon/lime, and was later adapted with mint. So I thought I’d create a minty, creamy, and lusciously…

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Flambe
Recipes

Flambeed Pears

We are right at that point where Winter ends and Spring is beginning, so I needed to squeeze in one last warm wintry dish before we Spring forward. Flambeed Pears are wholesome, saucy, sweet, and sophisticated. These are a deceptively easy and elegant dish to make that takes less than 10 minutes yet tastes like you’ve hired a private chef!…

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Champagne Cupcakes
Cakes, Recipes

Champagne Cupcakes

Grant and I just celebrated our five-year wedding anniversary. With so much love in the air with that special occasion and the upcoming bachelor finale, it was definitely time to break out some Champagne Cupcakes! This blog post goes along with my YouTube Video Demonstration here, THE BACHELOR FINAL ROSE CUPCAKES VIDEO! My mother-in-law and I are Bachelor fanatics. Pat…

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White Chocolate Matcha Green Tea Mousse
Recipes, Uncategorized

White Chocolate Matcha Mousse

White chocolate matcha green tea mousse is pure velvet in a cup. White chocolate and matcha tea blend together in perfect harmony. The sweetness and mildness of white chocolate mellow out and add further creaminess to the pungent earthiness of matcha green tea powder.