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Almond Tangerine Butter Cookies - www.platingpixels.com

Almond Tangerine Butter Cookies

This is a beloved and whole-hearted recipe post that’s part of a Cookies for Kids with Cancer and The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap campaign. This selfless, wonderful organization is allowing food bloggers to do what they love (sharing food) while making an actual difference in the lives of others. I’m truly honored to be writing this right now. In...

Spiced Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies - www.platingpixels.com

Spiced Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

After a big holiday meal I want nothing more than to cozy up on a warm couch to enjoy a smooth cup of hot chocolate and a warm blanket; and usually a cute movie. There’s something about a large hearty meal that puts you in blissful coma state for a while. This recipe is designed to supplement that euphoric state...

Brown Sugar Caramel Pecan Cookie Cups - www.platingpixels.com

Brown Sugar Caramel Pecan Cookie Cups

I think I’m obsessed with pecans in baking. Even though Thanksgiving has past, Fall is still here to welcome this delicious, nutty flavor. I enjoy pecans year round, but there’s something about honoring seasonal ingredients that helps you transition and flow through seasons of your own life. You should be constantly growing and nurturing your own body and mind. This...

Avocado Pesto and Chicken Mexican Pizza - www.platingpixels.com

Avocado Pesto and Chicken Mexican Pizza

As a food blogger, I’ve learned building a blog is much more than just good recipes, a passion for cooking, and the technical and creative skills to portray that. It’s about the writer, the reader and building relationships with an audience. Part of that is connecting with other bloggers and promoting. This Avocado Pesto and Chicken Mexican Pizza recipe post...

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup featured on www.PlatingPixels.com

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup – 19 Yummy Desserts and Sides

Thanksgiving is almost here and how about a Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup. 19 (yes it’s random) dessert and side ideas for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner! I figured you got the turkey covered, so how about some creative sides and decadent desserts to wow your guests this Thanksgiving. I’m an avid reader of many food blogs and would love to share some...

Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Artichokes and Roasted Red Peppers - www.platingpixels.com

Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Artichokes and Roasted Red Peppers

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and so many pumpkin and holiday recipes going around, I felt this Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Artichokes and Roasted Red Peppers is a refreshing break. I’m all for festive recipes as well, and have been posting a few myself. Check out our fall themed recipes below: Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze   |   Triple-Creamy Garlic...

Cheddar and Broccoli Skillet Chicken Shepherd's Pie - www.platingpixels.com

Cheddar and Broccoli Skillet Chicken Shepherd’s Pie

You might find your self with an abundance of leftover mashed potatoes this holiday season. In my family, it’s not Thanksgiving unless we make 10 pounds of mashed potatoes. This may seem excessive, but with as many as 10-15 people at the table, it becomes a necessity. If I’m lucky, there are some leftover mashed potatoes to take home for...

Triple Cream Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Triple-Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

This is a teaser recipe post for an upcoming Shepherd’s Pie recipe I developed. With the holidays and Thanksgiving coming up I want to give my readers some time to prep and plan. In my family it’s always potluck style. Each of us brings at least one dish to create a complete feast worthy of kings. We plan ahead and let...

Learn to Cook in 10 Days eBook by Plating Pixels

Learn to Cook in 10 Days eBook Intro (and a Look Back on Food Blogging)

I started Plating Pixels in April this year. 6 months and 50 recipes later I’ve come a long way, and learned more than I ever could have imagined, both technically and personally. I’ve learned food photography, food styling, writing, WordPress and social media marketing; all through reading, studying and lots of practice. That’s the best way to learn anything, keep...

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