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Trophy Cupcakes and Party Has a New Book. You can win it. Giveaway

There are so many people to meet at the next Foodportunity. We are especially excited to introduce you to Jennifer Shea, the lady behind the legendary Trophy Cupcakes. Jennifer is buzzing with energy, she is like the Martha Stewart of cupcakes, always doing and creating new flavors, new recipes and inspiration for parties. She will be at Foodportunity to meet you, answer your cupcake/party planning … Continue reading Trophy Cupcakes and Party Has a New Book. You can win it. Giveaway

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Seattle Chocolate Salon 2013

This is a post by Marisa Ingram. Marisa is a food Lover and a baking addict with a case of travel wanderlust (more about Marisa below). photo of Restless Chocolates. It’s the rare visit to the grocery store that I don’t get waylaid in the chocolate aisle. With the large assortment available these days – including many local, artisanal varieties – it is difficult to … Continue reading Seattle Chocolate Salon 2013

Azuki Bean Brownies, No Flour, No Eggs, No Nuts, No Kidding

Yes. Azuki beans in a brownie. No. They don’t taste like beans. They taste like dense, chocolatey, delicious brownies. Brownies! They don’t have flour in them. They don’t have eggs and they don’t have to have milk either. My kids are obsessed with them, especially the babies. I have already had twelve people taste them and not one person could guess the secret ingredient. I … Continue reading Azuki Bean Brownies, No Flour, No Eggs, No Nuts, No Kidding

Mini Peanutty Chocolate Cheesecakes Recipe

This is a guest post from my friend, Deanna Morauski who will be featured on the Live Well Network this month. She cracks me up time and time again and makes me want to move into her B&B, the Old Hen. You can see Deanna on Joey Fatone’s new show “My Family Recipe Rocks” on the Live Well Network this month on October 27th. Mini … Continue reading Mini Peanutty Chocolate Cheesecakes Recipe

Skinny Cow Is offering you Free Dirty Dancing Tickets

I am a big fan of Skinny Cow ice cream snacks. I am also a fan of smart marketing. Here, they are doing it right by offering free tickets to the Dirty Dancing Movie from August 7- August 9. Forcing ladies (and men) to go on a night out for free at the movies. Genius. We all need something like this, Blogger Jen wrote about … Continue reading Skinny Cow Is offering you Free Dirty Dancing Tickets

Ice Cream Social

What are you doing Wednesday? Ice Cream lovers take note! This is the event for you. ICE CREAM SOCIAL HAPPY HOUR Date: Wednesday, August 31st Time: 5:30-7:30 Location: The Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 The Palace Ballroom is hosting this ice cream party! On hand will be delicious cold treats from ice cream superstars like: Bluebird Homemade Ice Creams Parfait Full Tilt … Continue reading Ice Cream Social

Passover Nut-Free Chocolate Covered Matzo with Dried Apricots and Alderwood Smoked Salt

Passover is one of those holidays that is all about nuts. Since there are so many things that you can’t have, it seems like nuts are the substitute for it all. And of course, until you have someone with a nut allergy in the family, you really never notice how they pop up everywhere. Our 2 year old has a recently diagnosed tree nut allergy, … Continue reading Passover Nut-Free Chocolate Covered Matzo with Dried Apricots and Alderwood Smoked Salt

NY Times Chocolate Chip Recipe

Have you heard of the New York Times best chocolate chip cookie recipe? Last night I was talking to a friend who said she hadn’t heard of it. I wasn’t going to share this experience until I realized that there were still some people missing out on the big secret. Have they found the secret to a perfect cookie? Last Friday I made the dough. … Continue reading NY Times Chocolate Chip Recipe