How-to Fill a Piping Bag Video

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Ask and you shall receive, my fellow cake lovers! Many of you have been asking for cake tutorials for a long time and I’m excited to share that it’s time to start sharing the cake decorating videos!

I’m a big believer in getting a firm grasp on the basics so we’re starting off with a super simple video today showing how-to fill a piping bag. It’s one of those things that many people tend to struggle with (myself included when I first started) and I think it’s the kind if thing you need to actually see to get. You know what I mean?

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Skinny Turkey Taco Boats

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Taco Tuesday is getting a makeover! I’m so excited to share my next recipe for Farberware with you guys, and all I can tell you are these skinny turkey taco boats are everything! They pack so much flavor, are super easy to make and I feel like they just look like party food – right?

I’m all about the easy and flavorful dishes right now, and I don’t think flavorful even describes how good these dreamboats are! I also love easy meals that the whole family will love and want to get involved in, and I feel like everyone wants to get involved with tacos.

I know I do.

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Avocado Caprese Portobello Stacks

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Are you noticing a trend here? I just cannot get enough caprese everything right now! Avocado caprese portobello stacks are little stacks of love, my friends. They’re packed with so much fresh, summer flavor and they’re fantastic for entertaining, that is if you can bring yourself to share :)

These actually came about when I had a bunch of produce in the fridge that I needed to use up – isn’t it funny how those quick little throw something together meals are always the best? I was going to make a quick salad, but once I spotted the portobellos, I thought of my Goat Cheese & Avocado Portobellos. Do you remember those? I think I made them about a million times that summer! Anyway, I knew what had to be done.

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Pink Ombré Rose Cake

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In case you’ve ever wondered, I really do live in a pink world! Layers upon layers of buttercream piped to create a rose cake is kind of a dream come true for me, and one that I had to share with you guys! Most of the time when I make cakes like this, I wind up getting so involved (read: drowning in buttercream) that I usually don’t even have time to take a picture! I decided it was time to change that and start sharing more of these pieces with you. After all, every cake deserves its own place here!

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Chicken Caprese Skillet

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Doesn’t it just look like summer on a plate? If you’re a fan of classic caprese, I have your new favorite dish right here! I’m talking perfectly ripe cherry tomatoes, lots of basil, fresh mozzarella and a balsamic reduction that totally transforms your usual chicken routine! And hello, ready in under 30 minutes? Sign me up!

You guys know I’m all about easy, fast and flavorful when it comes to dinner, and this 30 minute chicken caprese skillet checks all the boxes and then some! I’m also super excited to share this recipe with you because it’s part of a fun Olympics-themed campaign with my friends at Farberware all about international cuisines that the whole family will love. I gotta tell ya, I think this one is a winner. I know I may be biased, but it’s one of those dishes everyone loves, especially when that cheese starts to melt!

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4 Ingredient Nutella Fudgesicles

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Are you guys ready for the holiday weekend? If frozen, fabulous and spiked sounds like music to your ears then have I got the recipe for you! I’m so excited to share these beyond easy magical Nutella fudgesicles with you because they taste just like those classic Fudgesicles from the ice cream truck, and all you need is 4 ingredients! What?!

I’m all about easy recipes in the summer. Ones that are perfect for entertaining, require minimum to no oven time, and when they happen to involve Nutella – well, that’s always a bonus! These pops come together in a snap and freeze beautifully thanks to the coconut milk. You’ll want to make sure you use a can of unsweetened coconut milk for this recipe, and in case you’re wondering if you can taste the coconut, you can! People always ask that when coconut milk is involved so I wanted to put it all out there from the get go. They’re not overwhelmingly coconut-y if you know what I mean, but you’ll definitely get a vibe.

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Beyond the Buttercream: Bits & Pieces 8

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Good morning, friends! Can you believe it’s the middle of June already? This means lots of no-bake desserts, new boozy milkshakes in the works, and cakes upon cakes upon cakes! I’ve got a new strawberry shortcake inspired cake coming your way soon that I’m quite smitten with, and I hope you will be too! You can expect some new “Balancing the Buttercream” posts this season as well. I have so many fresh summer dinners and apps that I’m itching to share for summer entertaining! But before we dive into all these new summer sweets and dishes, we need to catch up!

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