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Summertime Strawberry And Brie Crostini

Crostini is Italian for little toast with toppings, usually served as an appetizer. With summer right around the corner, I thought “fresh from the farm” ingredients such as strawberry, basil, brie, and prosciutto would make the perfect toppings for a crostini appetizer. This summertime crostini is ready in 10 minutes and is such a fun,...
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Classic Cuban Mojito

It’s not summer yet, but it sure feels like it here in Florida. I’m not sure if there is a cocktail that better defines sunny days than Cuba’s classic mojito! The mint and the lime paired with rum and club soda are so refreshing. I can tell that I am going to love sipping on...
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Nutella Fruit & Pastry Cups

This is the dessert my husband begs for lol. It’s by far my favorite dessert because who doesn’t LOVE Nutella, especially mixed with fruit, whip cream, and chocolate syrup in a puffed pastry cup. YUM! A few years ago, my sister and I went to a local crepe restaurant and we picked up a dessert...
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Classic Tiramisu

Three weeks after we moved in, we had friends move in two doors down from us. We actually got to know them as we were building our homes, which was so fun! After they got settled in, I thought it would be fun to make them a housewarming basket filled with an Italian feast to...
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Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup

I was CRAVING beer cheese soup the other day for some reason and after looking up menus to every restaurant that serves soup in town, I couldn’t find one that carried beer cheese soup so I decided to make an entire pot of my own at home. I couldn’t help but to keep tasting this...
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I Did It!!! I Finally Got Accepted!

I did it, I did it, I did it!!! I’m so EXCITED! After being rejected 6 times over the past year, I finally got accepted into foodgawker.com! I took a food photography class {blogged about it and my foodgawker.com goal yesterday}, purchased a macro lens, new tripod, and some linens, practiced a lot with my...
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Food Photography

Update 11/7/2013: I did it, I did it, I did it. I finally got accepted into foodgawker.com! Previous Post 11/6/2013: Somehow over time, I’ve really become addicted to food photography. I’ve loved to cook and bake for years and have always enjoyed sharing pics of food with my friends on Facebook. When I started sharing,...
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Mini Cherry Pies

‘Tis the season for a yummy pie, and I don’t think it could get any more fun than these adorable individual mini cherry pies for fall. My sister is so creative – an amazing cook, photographer, and really just so good at all things diy! She made these mini cherry pies in a muffin pan...
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