Summer Vegetable Potato Salad

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Hi guys! Yikes! I feel likes its been forever since I last spilled my guts to cyberspace. I'm just about settled into my new apartment and have been having the time of my life playing around in the big bad city! My new job kicks butt - I spent the entire day yesterday in a photo shoot for these awesome DIY juices, and the entire last week helping recipe write and photograph the cutest little appetizers. And as if tasting, experimenting, and photographing food all day isn't enough, my … [Read more...]

Very Berry Cheesecake Pie Bites

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Hi guys! Notice anything different? Does blue and pink make my butt look big? Whipped got a bit of facelift this week! A few Botox injections into the header....couple chin tucks around the sidebar... I've been working with the most fabulous designer (shout-out to Allison from Green Tangerine Designs!) for the past month and half re-designing and reorganizing my blog. And I am so excited to announce that is is just about finished!! There's just a few more bits to fix and tweak (I'm having a … [Read more...]

Tomato, Avocado, and Cucumber Crostini with Creamy Sherry Vinaigrette

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Happy (Insert Holiday Here)!   It's officially wedding season....bbq season... baby shower season, memorial day... 4th of July.....grill outs....   Summer's coming and all this gorgeous warm weather (Its going to be 90 degrees today in Chicago!) means finding every possible excuse to celebrate cold beer, blue skies, fresh food, and awesome friends!     It also means that Jenny from apartment 201 is probably going to ask you to bring an appetizer to tomorrow … [Read more...]

Fish Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

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Hi guys! So I'm rested and recovered from my dinner party extravaganza last weekend and ready to get started on the next fiesta!¬†Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner which means its time to indulge in some yummy Mexican food! I love love love Mexican food....Mexican food doesn't particularly love me back...but I''ll take our rocky relationship. Ok, but first, I have a serious question for you... This needs to be cleared up before we get cooking.. How do you cut a mango?¬† Is it … [Read more...]

Blueberry Sugar Shortcakes with Mango Compote

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So I am SO excited for this weekend! Foodbuzz (if you haven't heard of it, check it out here, its a food blogging website) picked my proposal for an Earth-friendly, Green Dinner Party that I will be hosting this Saturday! It's going to be featured on their website for the next couple weeks along with a few other deliciously talented food blogger's parties. The party's theme is inspired by this month's Earth Day, so everything I will be cooking and using will all be eco-friendly, local, … [Read more...]