Peach + Jalapeno Gin Cocktail Recipe

This cocktail is fresh and vibrant with a warmth from the jalapeno. It is not spicy (this is coming from the girl that whines at too much black pepper). The jalapeno helps to completely cover the bleh alcohol taste. The juniper berry, peach, and jalapeno all work effortlessly to create a beautifully fresh, simple, and […]

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The Gluten-Free Skeptic: The Best Gluten-Free Bagel Recipes So Far

If you have been gluten-free (GF) for a hot second you’ll know that the bagels in stores are either cruddy, lifeless bread rolls with a hole in the middle, are stupidly expensive, or (most of the time) it’s both. I have yet to find a single GF bagel that even vaguely reminds me of a […]

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Peach & Blueberry Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

Peach summer whiskey easy wedding cocktail

Celebrate peach season in style (or drink it all year long) with this refreshing cocktail. This is a super simple drink to whip up for a crowd but looks complicated and impressive (best of everything, innit?). Derek (the bartender) and I collaborated on this drink, and I love the little creation we came up with.

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The Gluten Free Skeptic: Best Gluten-Free Brownie Mixes, RANKED

I have never tried a premade gluten-free (GF) mix before this. I see them everywhere and I feel like every day a new one enters the battlefield that is GF. While on a recent trip to the grocery store I found an overwhelming amount of brownie mixes. There were six all in one store. It […]

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Easy Mocktail Ginger-Mint Simple Syrup Recipe

This simple syrup is an amazingly delightful flavor concoction that I stumbled upon because I stupidly thought Moscow Mules were ginger and mint instead of ginger and lime, oh well, happy accident! This syrup is delicious on its own in a mocktail or cocktail and has a variety of uses.

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How To: Easy and Cheap Photography Backdrops and Floordrops (DIY)

This how-to is mostly focused on food and small product photography backdrops and floordrops, but that doesn’t mean these can’t be scaled up for larger photography. This is probably one of my absolute favorite photography hacks because it is easy, cheap, and makes my food photos look pro.

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The Gluten-Free Skeptic: Fluffy Japanese Souffle Pancakes (Recipe)

Here is a tried and true recipe for the pancakes that are all the rage right now. I made this four times to get it just right, and am very happy with the results! If you’ve been hearing about this craze but are GF and can’t just buy them from somewhere else and/or are worried […]

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3 Ingredient Korean BBQ Style Grilled Pork Kebabs (gluten-free option)

easy dinner recipes

Get ready for some mouthwatering, tummy-rumbling food photos. I am absolutely in love with this recipe. It is easy and delicious. Only 3 ingredients! The pork is tender, juicy and almost steak-like. The Korean BBQ sauce is sweet, soy-saucy, and has a tiny bit of spice (but isn’t hot on the tongue). Honestly, Korean BBQ […]

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10 Tips for Better Food Photos

Whether you want more likes on Instagram, to take your blog to the next level, or want to try your hand at food photography in general, here are tips and tricks from a food blogger that has done this a time or two (it’s me, I’m the food blogger). Let’s jump right into it!

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Throwback Thursday: Five Films You Need to See #4

Stop waiting for the next film to come to Redbox or DVD and try something new (or would it be old?). Just because a film is older doesn’t mean its story lost value. If you are new here, these posts are about movies that maybe you missed when they came out and never got around […]

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