Santa, Sweet Tea, Holiday Tea, Mulled

Santa’s Sweet Tea Station

The moment that the last trick or treater leaves my doorstep, I am in full Christmas mode. Yes, I am one of those people. Sure, I love Thanksgiving just as much as the next red blooded American, but I live for yuletide cheer. On November 1st, I have my ugly holiday sweater on and I am in full decorating mode. If it were up to me, it would be Christmas year-round in my household. So when I had the opportunity to team up with Milo’s Tea to create a holiday-themed drink, I couldn’t have said ‘yes!’ faster. Who’s up for …

crock-pot, bell peppers, téquila, skirt steak

Tequila & Chorizo Stuffed Bell Peppers

If you follow along regularly, then you know that this blog is actually just a side-job. My actual job is working as a food stylist and recipe developer for retail brands. Those perfectly curated Instagram accounts and unique recipes integrating products on their websites? Yup, those are mine and the other awesome professional food stylists that are living the dream. It’s fun (and quite delicious) work. So every once in a while, I like to share with you some of my favorite recipes I have created for the big guys. And today I have a yummy, summertime treat that is …

crock pot, recipe, ramen, braised pork

Honey Braised Pork Ramen

At dinner parties and social events, people are fascinated to find out that I am a professional food blogger. They always want to know how I got into the business, what my background is, and what my day-to-day schedule looks like. But the one question that inevitably pops up is: How in the world do you make any money doing this? At which point, I reveal the secret that most of us food bloggers don’t want you to know… we don’t make much money blogging. Our blogs are actually our resumes. My blog is a gorgeously curated and continuously updated …

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The Taco Bar

Tacos are all the rage right now… from the cultural fusion craze (schezwan chicken tacos, anyone?!) to the taco diet, they’re pretty hard to avoid.  And as the old adage goes, if you can’t beat them, join them!  So, we’re jumping on the taco band wagon with today’s yummy post.  Inspired by this stunning real wedding in Oklahoma, we challenge you to put together a taco bar to rival all taco bars.  Put out all your favorite staples and cook up our simple salsa braised pork recipe below for the fixings.  Bonus Tip: Add mini clothes pins, like today’s newlyweds, …