happy #earthday 🌏 shout out to mother nature 👸🏽🌏 for creating magical blueberries and blackberries that i blend up and use to make frostings look and taste like magic. i promise to treat you like the queen you are, mama nature! 👸🏽🌏
p.s. thanks for all your help on this cake. it took a village! i went with meringues and blueberries (the blackberries looked like bugs) and i tried it with flowers 🌸 too but @witandvinegar said it looked like a lil' girls bday cake and i was like whuts wrong with that?!?! 🧐🧐🧐
on the blog today: a v honest review about ikea cabinets paired with @semihandmade fronts. this was the winning/affordable/pretty combo. but ikea can be a hot mess so i broke down the order of everything (from design, to ordering to assembly), talked about the challenges along the way (there were a few lol!) plus da cost 💸 💳💸 swipe right to see the before, link in profile!
i tried to decorate this cake 🎂 yesterday but it looked like a hot mess 😨so maybe you can help me decide how to decorate the top! here are some options. vote below for which option you’re thinking will look da kewtest
1. i could bake lil’ meringues and put those on top 🥚
2. fresh flowers on top 💐
3. buttercream flowers all the way
4. sprinkles! 🎊
pizza 🍕 is my favorite of all the love languages (other ones include: doughnuts, pasta, cake). spicy jalapeño pepperoni pizza 🍕 🔥🍕🔥🍕is on the blog today! it's from @whatsgabycookin new cookbook! yayyy! recipe link in profile! #wgccookbook
my favorite meringues are the ones that are crispy on the outside and kinda chewy on the inside 😬 these are extra bc they have a lil' dollop of citrus curd 🍋🍊and some berries 🍇 and mint🌿 recipe coming soon!
spring vegetable pot stickers 🥟🍀 are on the blog today! full of buttery leeks and fresh peas 🥟 (mashed and whole for ultimate texture). served with a very spicy red chili oil. this recipe is also super easy to make vegan (simply cook the leeks in a bit of olive oil vs. butter). pot stickers are inspired by @hellolisalin if you don't follow her, you should! link to recipe in profile!
margarita pizza grilled cheese bc it’s #nationalgrilledcheeseday! here’s what’s in it: a few slices of @labreabakery French loaf, 1 tbls of pizza sauce, handful of shredded mozzarella, 2 mini mozzarella balls, sliced, a few slices of pepperoni and some fresh basil! ALSO, win a giveaway: a Cuisinart panini press, coupons for free @labreabakery item each month for 1 year + $100 Visa gift card
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soft citrus-poppy seed cookies are on the blog rn! 🍋🍊🍪 i love the crackly tops and the little poppy seeds studded throughout. i love dhese cookies! they're from @thefauxmartha ’s new book #theminimalistkitchen recipe on the blog! link in profile
Casual breakfast scene in the hills of Jardin, Colombia 🇨🇴 after a morning of learning about the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality Program and the farming practices that shape the quality of @NespressoUSA’s coffee ☕️ and the lives of local farmers. I worked with the Doña of the house on the recipe and then sat enjoying the beautiful view as a guest in their wonderful home 🏡
this dinner has been on repeat the last few weeks. these yogurt-marinated ras al hanout chicken skewers come from @mollyyeh's new book! YOGURT. these are so good and pair it with a salad for healthy-ish dinner and/or lots of fluffy pita for a questionably healthy dinner 🤔🤔🤔 link to recipe in profile
Fluffy Corn Layer Cake 🌽 🍰 with Guava Frosting, a cross between cornbread and cake! Inspired by the flavors of Colombia 🇨🇴 and pairs perfectly with a cup of @nespressousa On the blog today, my in-depth look into the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program and its positive effects, both environmental and socio economic, in Colombia. The most beautiful country 🇨🇴 and experience. There are tons of photos (including lots of adorable Colombian farm dogs) + this recipe! Link in profile! #sponsored
10 cozy things to make in april is up on the blog, including but not limited to this smoked gouda pea + kale macaroni and cheese 🧀 ALSO, i announced the new book for #cozybookclub it's #heartberries from @tmariem83 the book is about her childhood on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation and attempting to use her creativity and art to heal herself. something about that is instantly relatable to me. the book has rave reviews; i think we’re gonna like it! more on the blog! link in profile!