Spicy Salmon Banana Egg Roll

Spicy Salmon Banana Egg Rolls

I have been keeping a secret from you all year, lovely readers. The past 12 odd months have been all about creating insane recipes. At the beginning of 2018, I challenged myself to get out of my cooking comfort zone and dive headfirst into a tasty (and sometimes burnt-to-a-crisp) adventure. From goat cheese cocktails to boozy marshmallows , I have been quietly pushing the boundaries of traditional flavors and my own skill set. And let me tell you something… it’s been absolutely fantastic! Even when I fail, I have never had so much fun in the kitchen! So you can …

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Recipe Rewind: Halibut Curry Tacos

Foodies rejoice for today is National Taco Day! This is certainly a holiday I can get behind. So to celebrate in a proper fashion, I’m rewinding the blog to a phenomenal recipe… Halibut Curry Tacos. Pin or bookmark today’s recipe card and make sure to visit the original post here if you need a step-by-step tutorial. These sort of holidays get me excited about cooking! So as a special treat to kick off the holiday season, we’re giving away a Instant Pot Lux Mini (ARV $60) to help with your own culinary aspirations. Enter below for your chance to win! …

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Tai Pei Fried Rice for the Win!

This post was sponsored by Tai Pei, all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Every so often, I like to take a recipe breather and introduce you to an innovative pre-made food product instead. I do this because I am a realist. I know you’re busy. Unless you’re Ina Garten or Martha Stewart (circa 1980), it’s impossible to make every meal from scratch. Seriously, who has time for that?! Even me, a professional food writer, stylist, and recipe developer often opts for pre-made, easy meals. Between my work, my toddler, and every day life, home cooked food is …

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Portofino Tuna Casserole

This post was sponsored by Bella Portofino as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. There is nothing better than a heaping plate of comfort food on a blistery cold winter’s day. Piping hot tomato soup and grilled cheese as wind howls. Baked potato with all the fixings on a rainy day. Or a plate filled with heart-warming tuna casserole as the snow falls softly to the ground. I’ve teamed up with Bella Portofino to bring you today’s modern take on a classic recipe that is perfect for sharing with …

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Top Mates Finishing Sauces

As a professional food stylist, recipe developer, and blogger, I receive a lot of unsolicited products in the mail. Some of these are not so good, and thus I don’t share them with you. But many are absolutely fabulous. So for the interest of sharing, I am starting a new post series revealing my new favorite products. Let’s get to today’s find: Finishing Sauces. Who else here has never heard of finishing sauces? Maybe it’s because I come from a humble upbringing or maybe I just have lived a relatively sheltered life. A finishing sauce? Sounded like something someone would …

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Alaska Halibut Curry Tacos

This post was sponsored by Alaska Seafood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Let’s ring in the new year with my first post of 2017! I am officially back from a very long vacation and have a total holiday hangover. The pies! The candy! The pork roasts! The mulled wine! I feel like I have eaten enough this last month to cover my calorie allotment for the whole new year… my jeans can attest to that. So I am going to be super cliché and hop on the “eat healthier” resolution …

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How to make a Flavor Bomb

I have a dilemma which I am pretty sure is a plague upon your own household… wasted food. I cannot tell you how much food I throw away each week. From leftovers to an unopened bag of rotten spinach, it is something that weighs heavily on my conscience. Not only am I letting perfectly good food go to waste, I am also throwing away perfectly good money. And I have heard from many of my readers that this is not a novel issue. So, what can we do about it? Well, I’m going to start posting easy ‘dump’ recipes up …

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Seaweed Caprese Salad

Are you ready for summer? Whether it’s getting your “beach bod” in order or (more importantly) planning a summertime menu, it’s a great time to start anew. So, with that in mind I was inspired by this Under the Sea themed soiree to make the old new… and a bit more fishy. Seaweed Caprese Salad, anyone?! Try out our refreshing summer take on this traditional dish and check out this fun ocean themed party. SEAWEED CAPRESE SALAD INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of dried seaweed strips 2 cups of chopped heirloom tomatoes 1/2 lbs. of fresh mozzarella cheese 1 garlic clove 1/2 …