Two New Recipes I Want To Try From The Blond Cook

Well if I’m going to feature recipes found at someone else’s online forum, I’ve got to give them proper credit right? I saw this delicious-looking seas scallop recipe reblogged on a Tumblr site and since I had to go to source, found a cool foodie blog. Then I found a few other recipes […]

Summer Isn’t Over Yet! There’s Still Time To Try These Great Summer Soup Recipes

Watermelon Gazpacho


Chilled Carrot



Cool Coffee Drinks For Hot Days

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Here’s a recipe from The Coffee Detective

Iced Caramel Mocha


1 oz. chocolate syrup

1/2 oz. caramel syrup

6 oz. milk

1 cup ice

1-2 shots espresso (0r swap out for 1/2 c […]

Simple Spring Salads

When Ashley over at Hither & Thither (amongst my fave ‘couple’ blogs) posted a shaved asparagus and parmesan salad recipe, I knew I had to share it. I’d probably add sugar snap peas and maybe some farro, but it’s fine as is. In the meantime, check out this list of 25 salads. […]

All Hail The Vegetable Kale

Kale can be used for so much more than making collard greens. It’s a great base for smoothies. Links for recipes after the jump.


Ready To Try This 6-Layer Coconut Cake?

Coconut Layer Cake courtesy of Martha Stewart.



Raspberry Ice Cream Pie On A Hot Summer Day Sure Sounds Good!

                     Don’t you just wanna big bite?!

Now here’s a simple dessert that looks very elegant. It’s great for a brunch, baby shower, etc. Adding the fruit is a great way to ensure it veers on the healthier side. You can substitute the ice cream with Greek yogurt (adding a sweetener to […]

Crispy & Savory Baked Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Steamy Kitchen

There’s a great dipping sauce included! I substituted bottle Blue Cheese with Stone Ground mustard. It was sooo good.


Shortbread + Mimolette + Coffee = Foodgasmic!


How can you not want to try this? Dang it Bon Appetit!

PARMESAN SHORTBREAD with Fennel and Sea Salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt 2 cups all-purpose flour plus more 1 cup finely grated Parmesan (about 2 […]

Quick & Easy Pasta Dishes For Busy Women

It’s been too long since we’ve had a recipe post! I saw this cute meal over at xoJane for Farfalle & Parmesan and knew I had to modify it. I did and it was yummy. We’re doing a Recipe Remix to make it more filling and nutritious.